January 24 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 62-59-19 all-time against San Jose, a record that includes a road mark of 24-34-12. Home teams have lost all four games in this year’s season series, though they are 26-9-2 in the last 37 regular season games in the rivalry. The series concludes on March 28 at the SAP Center.

-The Kings improved to 17-9-1 against the Western Conference and 10-6-0 against the Pacific Division.

-With the win, Los Angeles reached the 30-win plateau in 48 games, faster than any other team in franchise history (previously 51 games, 2005-06 and 1980-81). The team is tied for the second most points (63) through 48 games in franchise history (also 2013-14; the most was 67 in 1974-75).

-The Kings improved to 7-0-1 on the second night of back-to-back sets this season.

-Los Angeles improved to 11-10-1 when the opponent scores first, 6-10-0 when trailing after two periods, 9-3 when games extend past 60 minutes, and 7-1 in games decided in overtime.

-With his assist on Vincent Lecavalier’s goal, Dustin Brown (212-246=458) moved past Mike Murphy for sole possession of 11th place on the franchise’s all-time scoring list.

-The Kings attempted 67 shots (32 on goal, 17 blocked, 18 missed). The Sharks attempted 62 shots (32 on goal, 18 blocked, 12 missed). Jeff Carter led all skaters with five shots on goal, while Jake Muzzin led all skaters with 12 shot attempts (4 on goal, 4 blocked, 4 missed).

Monday, January 25 is an off-day for the Kings. The next practice is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 26 at Toyota Sports Center.

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