January 23 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 48-65-19 all-time against New York, a record that includes a road mark of 21-37-7. The loss was the Kings’ first regular season loss at Madison Square Garden since a 4-3 shootout loss on February 17, 2011. The last regular season regulation loss at Madison Square Garden was a 4-2 setback on October 15, 2009. Including playoffs, Los Angeles is 7-3-1 in its last 11 trips to Manhattan.

-The Kings fell to 8-10-2 against the Eastern Conference, 5-4-1 against the Metropolitan Division, 13-8-4 in one-goal games, 5-13-2 when trailing after two periods, 17-13-2 when outshooting their opponent and 19-6-3 when any player records a multi-point game.

-Over the last nine games, Los Angeles has been outscored 10-5 in first periods.

-The Kings fell to 3-18-3 when they score two or fewer goals. (They are 19-3-1 when scoring three goals or more.) They are yet to win a game in regulation this season in which they score one or two goals (W: 2-1 (OT) vs CHI, 11/26/16; 1-0 (OT) @ PIT, 12/16/16; 2-1 (OT) @ SJS, 1/3/17).

-By playing his 805th career game, Anze Kopitar tied Rob Blake for fifth place in games played in franchise history.

-Since being reinserted into the lineup on January 21 against the Islanders, Andy Andreoff has two assists, a plus-two rating and five shots on goal.

-Los Angeles attempted 80 shots (38 on goal, 25 blocked, 17 missed). New York attempted 35 shots (17 on goal, 13 missed, 5 blocked). Kyle Clifford led all skaters with six shots on goal. Rangers defensemen were limited to two shots on goal and only eight shot attempts.

-The Kings won 31-of-56 faceoffs (55%). Anze Kopitar won 13-of-22, Andy Andreoff won 1-of-2, Nick Shore won 3-of-8, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-7 and Jeff Carter won 11-of-17.