I was going to write a piece on the team's overall shooting percentage but was getting a varying account of statistics from site to site. After adding the players' goals and shot totals up individually, my numbers equaled those of the former.
According to those numbers, the Kings' 9.92 shooting ... Read More
The American Hockey League continues towards the final month of the schedule, major junior hockey playoffs are underway and the NCAA tournament field has been announced. LA Kings Insider will continue to update statistics and achievements of players among the club's recent draft classes and will tak... Read More
Over the span of 14 days, a “three-two league” has become a four-three league. As inconsistent as some of the team’s defensive returns have been, the offensive results at the end of the spectrum have been impressive by a greater degree.
In the month of March, the Kings and their opponents have co... Read More
Los Angeles’ faceoff rate has improved significantly over the past three weeks. Over the span of eight games – the Kings have won seven of the eight – the team’s faceoff ranking has catapulted from 22nd in the league to seventh due to a success rate of 57.2% over that time. Overall, the team has won... Read More
As many junior and collegiate leagues are nearing the end of the regular season, LA Kings Insider will take a look at the performances of recent draft picks. This week, the players selected at the 2012 NHL Draft in Pittsburgh will be accounted for.
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Ever since Columbus’ Nick Foligno scored in the third period of Los Angeles’ 2-1 win over the Blue Jackets on February 15, the Kings have outscored their opponents 18-2 in the third period. Five goals have been power play goals, two have been empty netters, and 11 have come at even strength. If empt... Read More
-The Kings are 8-2-0 in their last 10, outscoring their opponents 32-17. They have won five straight at home.
-The Kings have outscored their opponents 14-2 in the third period over the last eight games. One of the two goals against was an empty netter by Vancouver on Saturday.
-Jeff Carter logged... Read More
The Los Angeles Kings’ basic statistics have improved in virtually every category since the loss in Detroit on February 10. Easily the most noticeable trend over the team’s last eight games is its improved defense; by holding eight consecutive opponents under their seasonal scoring average, the King... Read More