October 22 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 61-58-19 all-time against San Jose, a record that includes a road mark of 23-34-12. The road team won for only the ninth time in the last 35 regular season games in the series.

-The Kings improved to 1-3-0 against the Pacific Division and 3-3-0 against the Western Conference.

-By winning his 550th career game, Darryl Sutter moved past Marc Crawford into sole possession of 14th place on the NHL’s all-time wins list. Crawford has coached 1,151 NHL games, while Sutter coached his 1,127th career game on Thursday.

-Jordan Nolan appeared in his 200th career game in the win.

-Jeff Carter tied a career-high with four points (2-2=4). It was the sixth four-point game of his career and first since December 18, 2014 against St. Louis.

-Tyler Toffoli scored a goal for the third consecutive game tonight, tying a career-long set last season (five goals; February 7-12, 2015).

-Anze Kopitar logged 18:38 of ice time, his lowest total this season by 2:47.

-Jake Muzzin issued a game-high five hits, while Trevor Lewis blocked a game-high three shots.

-Los Angeles attempted 60 shots (29 on goal, 18 blocked, 13 missed). San Jose attempted 63 shots (40 on goal, 13 blocked, 10 missed). Brent Burns led all skaters with nine shots on goal and 13 shot attempts. Trevor Lewis led Los Angeles with five shots on goal and seven shot attempts.

-The Kings won 32-of-73 faceoffs (44%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-20, Andy Andreoff won 2-of-11, Nick Shore won 11-of-18, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-2, and Jeff Carter won 10-of-22. According to the game sheet, all 12 forwards attempted at least one faceoff for the Sharks.

The Kings have scheduled a 10:00 a.m. morning skate at Toyota Sports Center on Friday, October 23.

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