October 27 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 12-4-5 against the Winnipeg franchise, a record that includes an away mark of 5-4-2. These teams’ next meeting is on March 24 at the MTS Centre and April 9 at Staples Center.

-With the win, the Kings improved to 5-3-0 against the Western Conference and 3-0-0 against the Central Division. In a stretch of four consecutive games against the Central Division, they are 1-0-0 (4-1 W @ WPG, 10/31 vs NSH, 11/2 @ CHI, 11/3 @ STL).

-Los Angeles won their sixth consecutive game. During the winning streak, they have led for 196:07, while their opponents have led for 8:27. They have allowed six goals over the six-game streak. The longest winning streak in club history is nine games, set from January 21, 2010 to February 6, 2010.

-The Kings have won three straight road games to start the season for the second time in club history. The last time they won their first three road games was in 1989-90.

-Over his last six games, Jonathan Quick is 5-1-0 with a 1.16 goals-against average, .958 save percentage and one shutout.

-Jake Muzzin’s goal was the first scored by a Los Angeles defenseman this season.

-By virtue of his game-winning goal, Milan Lucic extended his point streak to four straight games (2-3=5).

-By assisting on Tyler Toffoli’s empty-net goal, Marian Gaborik now has 28 points (11-17=28) in 26 career games against the Winnipeg franchise.

-Andrew Ladd played his 700th NHL game.

-Blake Wheeler’s eight-game point streak was snapped.

-Los Angeles attempted 59 shots (32 on goal, 16 blocked, 11 missed). Winnipeg attempted 52 shots (25 on goal, 15 blocked, 12 missed). Jake Muzzin and Nikolaj Ehlers finished tied with a game-high five shots on goal, while Tyler Toffoli led L.A. with seven shot attempts (2 on goal, 4 blocked, 1 missed).

-The Kings won 23-of-49 faceoffs (47%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 7-of-15, Andy Andreoff won 2-of-6, Nick Shore won 6-of-7, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-4, and Jeff Carter won 7-of-17.

-Wednesday, October 28 is a scheduled day off for the Kings. The next practice is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 29.

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