-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 19-8-2 all-time against Ottawa, a record that includes a home mark of 12-2-1 (one tie). The Senators’ win was their first at Staples Center since January 11, 2000. The loss ended the Kings’ franchise-long four-game overall winning streak and franchise-tying six-game home winning streak in the series.
-Los Angeles’ winning streak ended at eight games. The streak was tied for the longest in the league this season (twice: Chicago, 11/26/14-12/11/14; New York Rangers, 12/8/14-12/27/14) and tied for the second-longest in Kings history (fourth time: 2013-14, 1991-92, 1972-73). The longest winning streak in club history is nine games, set from January 21, 2010 to February 6, 2010. For the second consecutive season, an Ontario team ended Los Angeles’ eight-game winning streak.
-The Kings have killed 19 penalties in a row and have not allowed a power play goal since David Jones’ second period goal in Los Angeles’ 5-3 win over Calgary on February 12. This is the club’s longest streak of the season, surpassing the 18 consecutive kils from October 12-26, 2014.
-By stopping 27-of-28 shots, Jonathan Quick improved his save percentage to .943 over the last nine games. He has a 1.56 goals-against average over that span. Quick started his 16th consecutive game, extending his career-long streak (previously 13).
-The Kings announced that Alec Martinez was placed on injured reserve during the first period.
-Ottawa out-hit Los Angeles, 39-30. Curtis Lazar led all skaters with six hits, while Matt Greene led the Kings with five.
-The Kings attempted 70 shots (35 on goal, 14 blocked, 21 missed). The Senators attempted 48 shots (28 on goal, 10 blocked, 10 missed). Drew Doughty (1 on goal, 5 blocked, 2 missed) and Tyler Toffoli (6 on goal, 0 blocked, 2 missed) led all skaters in shot attempts. Toffoli’s six shots on goal were a game high.
-Los Angeles won 36-of-67 faceoffs (54%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 12-of-27, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-2, Jarret Stoll won 5-of-10, Nick Shore won 5-of-10, and Jeff Carter won 12-of-16.
The Kings will hold their morning skate at Honda Center in Anaheim on Friday.