February 28 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the overtime loss, Los Angeles fell to 94-109-29 all-time against Calgary, a record that includes a road mark of 36-64-17 and a season series of 1-0-1. Tuesday’s overtime loss snapped a five-game winning streak in the series. These teams have three games remaining: March 19 and 29 at Scotiabank Saddledome and April 6 at Staples Center.

-The Kings fell to 18-13-4 against the Western Conference, 9-8-1 against the Pacific Division, 19-5-4 when scoring first, 13-1-3 when leading after one period, 10-3-4 when tied after two periods, 6-7-2 when outshot by their opponents and 11-6 in games decided after 60 minutes.

-Since the implementation of three-on-three overtime, Los Angeles is now 22-6 in games decided in OT. In addition to TJ Brodie, game-winning goals have been scored by Ryan O’Reilly, John Moore, Jaden Schwartz, Esa Lindell and Mikael Granlund.

-The Kings did not allow a first period goal for the second time in the last 11 games.

-With a 2-for-2 penalty killing performance, Los Angeles has killed off 43 of their last 45 shorthanded situations since John Tavares’ power play empty net goal on January 21 at Barclays Center.

-Tuesday’s game was the 21st time that the Kings scored either zero goals or one goal.

-Los Angeles has allowed at least 30 shots in three consecutive games for the first time this season.

-Alec Martinez played his 400th NHL game.

-With a first period power play goal, Tanner Pearson has points in three straight games (2-3=5) and goals in two straight.

-The Kings attempted 65 shots (29 on goal, 24 blocked, 12 missed). The Flames attempted 51 shots (30 on goal, 9 blocked, 12 missed). Anze Kopitar and Tanner Pearson were among the six players who tied with a game-high four shots on goal.

-Los Angeles won 33-of-70 faceoffs (47%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 10-of-21, Nick Shore won 12-of-22, Nic Dowd won 3-of-9 and Jeff Carter won 7-of-15.

The Kings are schedule to practice at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March 1 at Toyota Sports Center. This is likely to be an optional skate.

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