January 31 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 87-99-33 all-time against the Arizona franchise, a record that includes a road mark of 40-55-17. The Kings improved to 5-5-1 in their last 10 visits to Gila River Arena and have won five of their last six games in the series. Los Angeles did not allow three goals for only the third time over that span and moved to 2-0-0 in the season series. These teams will conclude the season series by playing three straight games at Staples Center on February 16, March 14 and April 2.

-The Kings improved to 14-8-4 in one-goal games, 9-16-2 when their opponent scores first, 9-7-1 when tied after one period, 9-2-2 when tied after two periods and 19-13-2 when outshooting their opponent. They finished January with a 7-6-0 record.

-Los Angeles has won three straight games for the fourth time this season and first time since winning five straight between November 17-26.

-With a 1-for-1 performance, L.A. has now killed off 12 consecutive power plays since a 2-for-5 performance at the New York Islanders on January 21.

-By allowing Jake Muzzin’s game-winning goal, the Coyotes have now been outscored 52-29 in third periods this season. The Kings have now outscored opponents 45-40 in third periods.

-By earning his 620th career coaching win, Darryl Sutter tied Bryan Murray for 11th place on the all-time wins list. Sutter is four wins from tying Andy Murray (215 wins) for the most regular season wins in franchise history.

-By assisting on Anze Kopitar’s goal, Drew Doughty increased his assist streak to five games (1-5=6).

-Anze Kopitar recorded his third three-point game of the season. He finished with 14 points (3-11=14) in 12 January games. He has five points (1-4=5) in two games against Arizona this season and 62 points (17-45=62) in 60 career games against the Coyotes.

-Jake Muzzin led Los Angeles with a season-high 27:24 of ice time.

-Jordan Nolan scored his 20th career goal. His four goals against Arizona are the most he has scored against any NHL team.

-Andy Andreoff played his 99th career game.

-Los Angeles attempted 72 shots (40 on goal, 11 blocked, 21 missed). Arizona attempted 58 shots (30 on goal, 18 blocked, 10 missed). Dustin Brown led all skaters with seven shots on goal, while Brendan Perlini led all skaters with 10 shot attempts (5 on goal, 3 blocked, 2 missed).

-The Kings won 32-of-64 faceoffs (50%). Anze Kopitar won 10-of-21, Nick Shore won 6-of-11, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-2, Nic Dowd won 7-of-12 and Jeff Carter won 7-of-11.

The Kings are scheduled to skate at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday in advance of their game against Colorado.