January 9 postgame notes

-With the shootout loss, Los Angeles fell to 74-96-25 all-time against St. Louis, a record that includes a home mark of 47-36-14. The loss was only the sixth in the last 25 games between the teams, including playoffs. The Kings’ six-game home winning streak and, including playoffs, 11-game winning streak against the Blues was snapped. St. Louis’ previous win at Staples Center came on March 17, 2011.

-With 55 points through 41 games, Los Angeles has registered the third most points through 41 games in franchise history. With 26 wins, the Kings are tied with the 1980-81 team for the most wins at this point of the season in franchise history.

-Los Angeles fell to 14-7-1 against the Western Conference and 6-2-1 against the Central Division.

-Jonathan Quick’s winning streak was snapped at six games, though he increased his point streak to seven games. He is 14-2-2 with a 1.66 goals-against average and a .937 save percentage (1121:08 minutes / 494 SA / 463 SV) over his last 18 games, dating back to the 3-1 win at Florida on November 23.

-With his second period goal, Anze Kopitar now has 11 points (2-9=11) in the last eight games.

-Alec Martinez appeared in his 300th career game.

-Trevor Lewis issued a game-high seven hits. Jake Muzzin (four hits) was the only other skater with more than three.

-The Kings fell to 2-2 in shootouts this season and 8-3 when games extend past 60 minutes. Jonathan Quick is now 2-2 in shootouts and has now stopped 12-of-17 shots. Marian Gaborik improved to 2/2 in the shootout, while Anze Kopitar (3/4), Jeff Carter (0/3), Tyler Toffoli (0/2), Tanner Pearson (0/2), Dustin Brown (0/2) and Vincent Lecavalier (0/1) were all denied.

-Los Angeles attempted 61 shots (27 on goal, 16 blocked, 18 missed). St. Louis attempted 40 shots (16 on goal, 11 blocked, 13 missed). Jeff Carter led all skaters with five shots on goal, while Tyler Toffoli led all skaters with nine shot attempts (2 on goal, 2 blocked, 4 missed).

-The Kings won 27-of-56 faceoffs (48%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 13-of-26, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-8, Vincent Lecavalier won 7-of-10 and Jeff Carter won 6-of-10.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, January 10 at Toyota Sports Center.

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