December 28 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 104-98-36 all-time against Vancouver, a record that includes an away mark of 41-59-18. The Kings improved to 2-1-0 against the Canucks this season in advance of remaining games at Staples Center on March 7 and at Rogers Arena on April 4.

-Los Angeles improved to 12-6-0 against the Western Conference and 6-5-0 against the Pacific Division. The Kings are 2-1-0 over a stretch of five consecutive games against the Pacific Division (L vs SJS, W @ ARI, W @ VAN, 12/29 @ EDM, 12/31 @ CGY).

-By recording his 40th career shutout, Jonathan Quick tied John Vanbiesbrouck and Frank Brimsek for the most shutouts all-time amongst American-born goaltenders. Quick’s shutout was his third this season.

-By scoring three goals, Tyler Toffoli registered the first hat trick of the season for Los Angeles and tied his career-high in goals with his second career hat trick. He was also the only player to register three goals in a game during the 2014-15 season. Dwight King was the last player (October 24, 2013 vs. Phoenix) to register a hat trick before Toffoli.

-With his assist on Tyler Toffoli’s third goal, Drew Doughty recorded the 217th assist of his career and moved past Steve Duchesne into sole possession of third place on the franchise’s all-time list of assists by Kings defensemen. He trails Rob Blake (333) and Mark Hardy (250).

-Jeff Carter’s team-leading streak of 174 consecutive games played ended. Dustin Brown now leads the team with 130 consecutive games played.

-Anze Kopitar tied a career-high with four assists. It was his third career four-assist game and the first since December 18, 2014 against St. Louis. He won 23 of 28 faceoffs.

-Los Angeles attempted 63 shots (38 on goal, 14 blocked, 11 missed), while Vancouver attempted 41 shots (27 on goal, 10 blocked, 4 missed). Toffoli and Radim Vrbata finished tied with a game-high seven shots on goal, while Vrbata’s 11 shot attempts (7 on goal, 4 blocked) led all skaters.

-The Kings won 41-of-61 faceoffs (67%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 23-of-28, Andy Andreoff won 6-of-11, Jordan Weal won 6-of-7, Nick Shore won 4-of-11 and Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1. Jannik Hansen (0-of-8) and Jared McCann (0-of-10) finished a combined 0-for-18 for the Canucks.

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