-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 29-19-4 all-time against Columbus, a record that includes a home mark of 17-9-1. The Kings lost at home to the Blue Jackets for the first time since a 1-0 setback on January 7, 2012.
-Los Angeles fell to 1-1-0 against the Eastern Conference and 1-1-0 against the Metropolitan Division.
-The Kings allowed zero shots during the second period, tying the club record for fewest shots allowed in a single period and fewest at home (second time; April 5, 1978 vs. St. Louis). Including the postseason, Los Angeles has held the opposing team without a shot three times in team history, all occurred at home and all were during the second period (also May 10, 2014 vs. Anaheim). The Kings are 0-3-0 when holding an opponent without a shot over the course of a period.
– Darryl Sutter coached his 274th regular season game with the Kings, placing him one game behind Terry Murray (275 games) for fourth place on the Kings’ all-time games coached list.
-Jeff Carter scored the first goal with the goaltender pulled since Marian Gaborik’s third period goal on March 5, 2015 against Montreal.
-By assisting on Jeff Carter’s goal, Anze Kopitar recorded his first assist of the season.
-Trevor Lewis’ four-game point streak (2-2=4) was snapped.
-The Kings attempted 62 shots (33 on goal, 13 blocked, 16 missed). The Blue Jackets attempted 46 shots (25 on goal, 10 blocked, 11 missed). Dustin Brown led all skaters with nine shot attempts (4 on goal, 5 missed), while Nick Foligno, Drew Doughty and Tyler Toffoli finished tied with a game-high five shots on goal.
-Los Angeles won 38-of-68 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 18-of-30, Andy Andreoff won 2-of-4, Nick Shore won 9-of-14, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1, and Jeff Carter won 9-of-17.
The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, November 6 at Toyota Sports Center.