December 27 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 58-56-19 all-time against San Jose, a record that includes a home mark of 37-23-7. Home teams are 25-5-1 in the last 31 regular season games between the Kings and Sharks.

-Los Angeles improved to 12-5-4 against the Western Conference and 6-1-3 against the Pacific Division.

-The Kings have averaged 3.09 goals per game over their last 22 games (68 GF / 22 GP) and have allowed 2.69 goals per game over their last 16 games (43 GA / 16 GP).

-Los Angeles has a 57.1% Corsi-for rating in five-on-five play over the last 16 games (846 CF / 635 CA). The Kings haven’t been outshot over the last 12 games (6-4-2) and have averaged 35.5 shots per game over that span (426 shots / 12 GP). Opposing goalies have posted a .918 save percentage over that span (391 saves / 426 shots).

-Los Angeles has power play goals in five straight games, going 10-for-23 over that span. It is the longest stretch of games with a power play goal since the team etched out an eight-game power play goal streak from April 6-21, 2013. Courtesy of Elias Sports Bureau, the Kings have scored two-or-more PPGs in four consecutive games for the first time since March 4-11, 1993.

-Beginning with their 4-0 win over the Coyotes on December 4, the Kings (13-for-44) and their opponents (10-for-32) have combined to score 23 goals on their last 76 man advantages, good for a 30.3% power play rate.

-With a home record of 14-4-2, Los Angeles is tied for the most home points and home wins in the NHL (most in the Western Conference in both categories). The Kings went 3-0-1 on their four-game homestand, marking the 15th time in team history they have not lost a regulation game during a four-game homestand.

-Though his five-game goal streak was snapped, Marian Gaborik recorded an assist to run his point streak to six games (7-3=10). The streak tied Justin Williams’ streak from November 15-26 as the longest point streak by a King this season.

-Anze Kopitar has 12 points (2-10=12) over his five-game assist streak. He recorded his 29th career game-winning goal, tying him for fourth place on the club’s all-time list with Rob Blake and Dustin Brown.

-Jamie McBain (1-3=4) has points in three straight games.

-Trevor Lewis (2-1=3) has points in three straight games for the third time in his career. He has never recorded points in four straight games.

-Jeff Carter has eight points (3-5=8) in the last five games.

-With the win, Darryl Sutter (116-68-31) moved past Tom Webster (115-94-31) for sole possession of fifth place on the all-time wins list amongst Kings coaches.

-Los Angeles attempted 60 shots (29 on goal, 17 blocked, 14 missed). San Jose attempted 39 shots (22 on goal, 12 blocked, 5 missed).

-The Kings won 25-of-54 faceoffs (46%). Amongst regular performers, Mike Richards won 3-of-8, Anze Kopitar won 5-of-10, Trevor Lewis won 5-of-10, Jarret Stoll won 9-of-18 and Jeff Carter won 3-of-7.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at Toyota Sports Center at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 28 before departing for Calgary.