October 15 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 48-44-14 all-time against New York, a record that includes a home mark of 28-17-8. The Kings have points in a franchise record eight straight home games against the Islanders, going 7-0-1.

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 3-0-0 against the Eastern Conference, 2-0-0 against the Metropolitan Division, 1-0-0 on the second night of back-to-back, 1-0-1 in one-goal games, 3-0-0 when scoring first, 2-0-0 when leading after one period, 3-0-0 when leading after two periods and 3-0-1 when outshooting their opponent.

-With the win, the Kings established their best record through five games in franchise history (4-0-1, 9 points). It’s the fourth time in franchise history they’ve gone the first five games without a regulation loss (also 1995-96, 2-0-3; 1974-75, 2-0-3; 1967-68, 3-0-2).

-Los Angeles scored at least three goals for the fourth straight game (14 total goals), their longest stretch of scoring at least three goals since January 24-February 1, 2017 (14 total goals over four games).

-Dustin Brown extended his point streak to four games (4-3=7). This is his longest point streak since March 25-31, 2013 (four games; 3-2=5).

-Jake Muzzin extended his point streak to four games (1-3=4), his longest since a career-long eight-game point streak from January 2-19, 2016 (1-7=8). By scoring a power play goal in the second period, he moved within one goal of Bob Murdoch (41 goals) for 10th place on the all-time list of goals by a Kings defenseman and within two power play goals of Garry Galley (16 PPG) for 10th place on the all-time list of power play goals by a Kings defenseman.

-Anze Kopitar extended his point streak to four games (4-4=8), his longest point streak since a five-game streak from January 24-February 4, 2017 (2-5=7).

-Drew Doughty scored his second career short-handed goal (also January 27, 2016 vs COL) and registered an assist for the third consecutive game (2-3=5). By logging 20:40 of ice time, he registered his lowest TOI in a non-injury game since logging 20:05 in a 2-0 win at Chicago on December 28, 2011.

-Los Angeles attempted 47 shots (27 on goal, 14 blocked, 6 missed). New York attempted 60 shots (25 on goal, 18 blocked, 17 missed). Jordan Eberle finished with a game-high six shots on goal, while Jake Muzzin finished with a team-high five shots on goal.

-The Kings won 31-of-45 faceoffs (69%). Adrian Kempe won 0-of-1, Anze Kopitar won 7-of-10, Alex Iafallo won 1-of-1, Nick Shore won 8-of-8, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1, Nic Dowd won 2-of-6, Tyler Toffoli won 1-of-1 and Jeff Carter won 12-of-17.

Monday, October 16 is a day off for the team. The Kings’ next practice is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Tuesday, October 17.

-Lead photo via Adam Pantozzi/NHLI