-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 25-17-13 all-time against Minnesota, a record that includes a home mark of 13-9-6. The season series will conclude on March 22 at the Xcel Energy Center.
-The Kings fell to 16-8-1 against the Western Conference and 7-3-1 against the Central Division.
-Those whose streaks ended tonight: Jake Muzzin, career-long eight game point streak; Muzzin, five game assist streak; Tyler Toffoli four-game point streak; Anze Kopitar five-game point streak; Kopitar four-game assist streak; Milan Lucic five-game point streak; Vincent Lecavalier three-game power play goal streak; Jeff Carter three-game assist streak.
-Jake Muzzin’s snapped eight-game point streak was the sixth-longest streak by a defenseman in Kings history. The longest belongs to Paul Coffey, who recorded points in 10 consecutive games between December 5-29, 1992.
-Tyler Toffoli’s streak of recording an even-or-better rating ended with a minus-one performance. Tonight’s game marked only the third time out of 46 games this season in which he finished with a negative rating (others: 10/13/15 L vs VAN; 11/10/15 L vs ARI).
-Despite the loss, Jonathan Quick is 16-4-2 with a 1.86 goals-against average and a .930 save percentage over his last 22 games (1420:05 minutes / 632 SA / 588 SV), dating back to the 3-1 win at Florida on November 23.
-In his last nine games, Dustin Brown has no points, a minus-five rating and 18 shots on goal. He had four shots on goal, six shot attempts and five hits on Thursday.
-Los Angeles attempted 76 shots (32 on goal, 21 blocked, 23 missed). Minnesota attempted 49 shots (28 on goal, 10 blocked, 11 missed). Jake Muzzin led all skaters with 13 shot attempts (6 on goal, 4 blocked, 3 missed), while he and Marian Gaborik tied with a game-high six shots on goal.
-The Kings won 29-of-71 faceoffs (41%). Anze Kopitar won 12-of-26, Nick Shore won 3-of-11, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-8, Vincent Lecavalier won 3-of-12 and Jeff Carter won 8-of-14.
The Kings are scheduled to have an off-ice workout at 12:00 p.m. on Friday before traveling to Arizona.