January 27 postgame notes

-With the loss Los Angeles fell to 64-49-12 all-time against the Colorado franchise, a record that includes a home mark of 37-19-8. The Kings lost the season series to the Avalanche (1-2-0) for the first time since the 2011-12 season (0-3-1).

-Los Angeles fell to 17-10-1 against the Western Conference, 7-4-1 against the Central Division and 18-4-0 when leading after two periods.

-Drew Doughty (1-0=1) registered the first short-handed goal of his career in the first period. He is the first Kings defenseman to score a short-handed regular season goal since Willie Mitchell did it October 28, 2010 at Dallas.

-Anze Kopitar (0-1=1) tallied his team leading 29th assist of the season. He has the most assists (27) of anyone in the NHL since November 20.

-With his assist on Trevor Lewis’ goal, Vincent Lecavalier recorded his sixth point (4-2=6) in 10 games since joining the Kings.

-The Kings recorded 72 shot attempts (38 on goal, 17 blocked, 17 missed). The Avalanche recorded 37 shot attempts (19 on goal, 8 blocked, 10 missed). Alec Martinez, Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli finished tied with a game-high four shots on goal, while Anze Kopitar finished with a game-high eight shot attempts (3 on goal, 3 blocked, 2 missed).

-Los Angeles won 32-of-58 faceoffs (55%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 15-of-23, Nick Shore won 5-of-9, Vincent Lecavalier won 7-of-14, and Jeff Carter won 5-of-11.

The Kings are off for the All-Star Break. The team will practice next at Toyota Sports Center on February 1st at 2:00 p.m. before flying to Arizona.

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