December 19 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 62-59-23 all-time against Toronto, a record that includes a road mark of 26-35-13. These teams will complete their season series on January 7 at Staples Center.

-The Kings fell to 10-5-2 against the Eastern Conference and 4-3-2 against the Atlantic Division.

-In an eight-game stretch against the Eastern Conference, Los Angeles finished 5-2-1 (W vs PIT, W vs TBL, W @CBJ, W @ PIT, OTL @ BUF, L @ OTT, W @ MTL, L @ TOR).

-The Kings were shut out for the second time this season (also: 3-0 loss to Vancouver, October 13, 2015). Jonathan Bernier posted his 10th career shutout, six of which came with Los Angeles.

-By playing 19:29, Anze Kopitar had his streak of 20-plus minute efforts end at 13 games. He, Milan Lucic and Marian Gaborik all posted minus-four performances.

-The Kings attempted 64 shots (26 on goal, 16 blocked, 22 missed). The Maple Leafs attempted 50 shots (34 on goal, 12 blocked, 6 missed). Marian Gaborik led all skaters with eight shots on goal and nine shot attempts. Every Toronto skater recorded a shot on goal.

-Los Angeles won 31-of-57 faceoffs (54%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 17-of-22, Nick Shore won 5-of-11, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-8, and Jeff Carter won 5-of-15.

Sunday, December 19 is a scheduled off-day for the Kings. The next practice will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 21 at Toyota Sports Center.

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