October 30 postgame notes

-With the loss, the Kings fell to 71-59-21 all-time against the Penguins, a record that includes an away mark of 26-41-11.

-Los Angeles’ eight-game point streak was snapped.

-The Kings fell to 0-1-1 on the front end of back-to-back sets and 0-1-2 on the road this season.

-Los Angeles was shut out for the third time in 2014-15.

-The Kings allowed a season-low 23 shots on goal.

-The Penguins allowed a season-high 36 shots.

-Pittsburgh is 4-for-5 on two-man advantages this season.

-Drew Doughty’s 30:57 of ice time was his highest total since he recorded 31:45 in a 1-0 win over Vancouver on January 13, 2014. He is tied for third in the league with Erik Karlsson with an average of 27:41 of ice time per game. Doughty attempted a game-high nine shots; five hit the net and four were blocked.

-Tyler Toffoli’s four-game point streak was snapped.

-Drew Doughty’s three-game assist streak was snapped.

-Tanner Pearson, Jeff Carter and Tyler Toffoli have been even-or-better in all 10 games this season.

-David Van der Gulik recorded 5:15 of ice time in his Kings debut, recording one shot on goal, one hit, and one giveaway.

-Jarret Stoll attempted six shots, all of which were on net.

-Evgeni Malkin recorded the 400th assist of his career on Chris Kunitz’s first-period power-play goal. Malkin joins Mario Lemieux (1,033), Jaromir Jagr (640), Sidney Crosby (503) and Ron Francis (449) as the only players in the team history to reach the 400-assist mark. With Malkin’s assist, the center extended his point streak to 9 games and is now tied for the longest active point streak in the NHL with Columbus’ Ryan Johansen.

-The Kings attempted 61 shots (36 on goal, 18 blocked, 7 missed). The Penguins attempted 44 shots (23 on goal, 12 blocked, 9 missed).

-Los Angeles won 32-of-62 faceoffs (52%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 8-of-13, Andy Andreoff won 2-of-4, Jarret Stoll won 8-of-20, and Jeff Carter won 14-of-25.

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