January 19 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 85-101-40 all-time against the Dallas franchise, a record that includes a home mark of 51-40-22. The win was just the third in the last nine Kings-Stars games to have been played at Staples Center.

-Los Angeles improved to 16-7-1 against the Western Conference and 7-2-1 against the Central Division.

-Jake Muzzin extended his career-long point streak to eight games (1-7=8). According to Elias Sports Bureau, this is the longest point streak by a Kings defenseman since Lubomir Visnovsky recorded a nine-game streak (1-11=12) from December 10-28, 2005. It is also the longest point streak overall by a King since Dustin Brown recorded a 10-game point streak from February 25 – March 16, 2012 (5-10=15). Muzzin has assists in five consecutive games.

-Tyler Toffoli (+2) had his goal streak end at three games but has posted an even-or-better rating in 30 consecutive games. He has been a minus-player only twice this year (10/13/15 L vs VAN; 11/10/15 L vs ARI). His assist on Drew Doughty’s goal was his first point in seven career games against Dallas. He has points in four straight games (3-2=5).

-Anze Kopitar (0-2=2) has points in five straight games, assists in four straight games and 20 points (4-16=20) in the last 12 games.

-Milan Lucic’s assist streak ended at four games, but extended his point streak to five games (1-5=6). He scored his team-leading fifth game-winning goal of the season.

-Jonathan Quick is 16-3-2 with a 1.81 goals-against average and a .932 save percentage over his last 21 games (1360:05 minutes / 604 SA / 563 SV), dating back to the 3-1 win at Florida on November 23.

-Vincent Lecavalier scored a power play goal for the third consecutive game. The three-game goal streak is his longest since January 27 – February 1, 2013 while with Tampa Bay. According to Elias Sports Bureau, he is the first King to register a power-play goal in three consecutive games since Marian Gaborik did so from December 16-22, 2014.

-Jeff Carter has assists in three straight games (1-3=4).

-Los Angeles attempted 56 shots (29 on goal, 15 blocked, 12 missed). Dallas attempted 58 shots (29 on goal, 14 blocked, 15 missed).Drew Doughty led all skaters with five shots on goal and eight shot attempts (5 on goal, 1 blocked, 2 missed).

-The Kings won 36-of-66 faceoffs (55%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 13-of-30, Andy Andreoff won 3-of-3, Nick Shore won 3-of-3, Trevor Lewis won 6-of-10, Vincent Lecavalier won 6-of-15 and Jeff Carter won 4-of-4.

The Kings are scheduled to hold an optional practice at Toyota Sports Center at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 20.

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