November 28 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 79-87-22 all-time against Chicago, a record that includes a home mark of 42-40-11. The Kings are now 1-1-0 against the Blackhawks this season and will conclude the season series at the United Center on March 14.

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 9-5-0 against the Western Conference and 6-1-0 against the Central Division.

-Chicago had won 42 consecutive regular season and playoff games when leading after two periods, dating back to Game 7 of the 2014 Western Conference Final.

-Saturday’s game ended a string of 11 consecutive games in which the Kings were shorthanded at least three times.

-Anze Kopitar has logged at least 20 minutes in five consecutive games, tying his longest streak of 20+ minute games of the season. He has six points (2-4=6) in the last five games.

-Marian Gaborik posted his first multi-goal game since scoring twice and adding an assist in an 8-2 win over Edmonton on April 2, 2015. He has four goals, five points and a plus-three rating in his last seven games.

-Jeff Carter has points in three straight games (1-2=3) and currently leads the Kings with 22 points (10-12=22).

-Milan Lucic has points in three straight games (1-2=3). His 19:05 of ice time was his high as a King. He registered nine shot attempts (4 on goal, 3 blocked, 2 missed) and a game-high eight hits.

-Los Angeles attempted 68 shots (36 on goal, 14 blocked, 18 missed). Chicago attempted 40 shots (22 on goal, 7 blocked, 11 missed). Jeff Carter led all skaters with 10 shot attempts (7 on goal, 1 blocked, 2 missed) and seven shots on goal.

-The Kings won 33-of-59 faceoffs (56%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 15-of-25, Andy Andreoff won 1-of-1, Nick Shore won 7-of-17, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-4 and Jeff Carter won 7-of-11.

Sunday, November 29 is a scheduled off-day for the team. The next practice is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 30 at Toyota Sports Center.

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