November 4 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the overtime loss, Los Angeles fell to 34-25-9 all-time against Nashville, a record that includes a home mark of 17-14-4. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak over the Predators and dropped the Kings to 4-1 in overtime against Nashville since the start of the 2015-16 season. Six of the last 11 games played at Staples Center between the teams have been decided in overtime or a shootout (3 OTW, 2 OTL, 1 SOL). These teams will meet next on January 6 in Los Angeles and February 1 in Nashville.

-The Kings fell to 1-1-2 against the Western Conference, 0-1-1 against the Central Division, 3-1-2 in one-goal games, 4-2-2 when their opponent scores first, 2-1-2 when trailing after one period, 0-2-2 when trailing after two periods, 2-2 in games that extend past regulation and 5-1-2 when outshooting their opponent.

-Despite the overtime loss, the Kings still tied a franchise record for the most points through their first 14 games (22; third time, also 2010-11: 11-3-0 and 1974-75: 9-1-4). Their 5-0-2 record at home is tied for the fourth best home start in franchise history (12 points; fourth time, last: 2014-15).

-The last time Los Angeles earned a point in a game it trailed by at least three goals entering the third period was a 6-5 overtime loss to Chicago on February 23, 2008. Trailing 5-1 entering the third period, the Kings received goals from Michael Cammalleri, Tom Preissing, Patrick O’Sullivan and Anze Kopitar – the final goal with 15 seconds remaining – before Patrick Sharp scored 1:48 into overtime to deliver the overtime defeat.

-Alex Iafallo (1-0=1) scored his first career NHL goal in his 14th game and on his 36th NHL shot. He now has four points on the season (1-3=4).

-Anze Kopitar (0-2=2) extended his assist streak to four games (0-5=5) and his point streak to five games (1-5=6). His 27:01 of ice time was his most since he logged 27:41 in a 4-3 overtime win at Arizona on December 26, 2015.

-Tanner Pearson (0-1=1) extended his point streak to three games (1-4=5).

-Tyler Toffoli (0-1=1) has six points (5-1=6) in the last five games.

-Drew Doughty played at least 30 minutes for the first time this season. His 31:40 of ice time was his most since he logged 31:51 in a 4-3 shootout win over Vancouver on October 22, 2016.

-Los Angeles attempted 60 shots (39 on goal, 7 blocked, 14 missed). Nashville attempted 47 shots (31 on goal, 12 blocked, 4 missed). Viktor Arvidsson led all skaters with seven shots on goal, while Tanner Pearson and Filip Forsberg tied for second with five.

-The Kings won 35-of-69 faceoffs (51%). Adrian Kempe won 7-of-15, Anze Kopitar won 14-of-26, Michael Cammalleri won 2-of-2, Nick Shore won 5-of-13, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-1, Dustin Brown won 1-of-2, Brooks Laich won 3-of-6, Tanner Pearson won 2-of- and Tyler Toffoli won 0-of-1.

Sunday, November 5 is an off-day for the team. The Kings will return to practice at Toyota Sports Center at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 6.