February 2 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 85-99-33 all-time against the Arizona franchise, a record that includes an away mark of 38-55-17. The Kings finished their regular season series with a 2-3-0 mark against the Coyotes and improved to 3-5-1 in their last nine visits to Gila River Arena.

-Los Angeles improved to 18-10-1 against the Western Conference and 11-6-0 against the Pacific Division.

-The Kings improved to 12-10-1 when the opponent scores the first goal.

-Los Angeles’ six goals was a season-high, while the four second period goals tied a high for goals in one period (three times; last: December 29 at Edmonton).

-The Kings have scored 27 goals over their last nine games (3.00 G/gm). Over that span their power play is 9-for-29 (31.0%). They have given up 25 goals over the last nine games (2.78 GA/GM).

-With two goals, Dustin Brown finished the five-game regular season series against Arizona with five goals. He ranked second on the Kings with four shots on goal in Tuesday’s win. His last two-goal game came as part of a three-point effort in a 4-0 win at Arizona on December 4, 2014.

-With two assists, Anze Kopitar now has 37 points (8-29=37) and leads the NHL with 29 assists since November 20. He has 57 points (16-41=57) in 58 career games against Arizona.

-With his third period goal, Vincent Lecavalier now has five goals and seven points in 11 games since joining the team. He has 23 points (10-13=23) in 23 career games against the Coyotes.

-Dave Tippett coached his 1,000th NHL game for Arizona.

-Los Angeles attempted 69 shots (35 on goal, 16 blocked, 18 missed). Arizona attempted 53 shots (25 on goal, 19 blocked, 9 missed). Anze Kopitar led all skaters with five shots on goal, while Jake Muzzin (4 on goal, 3 blocked, 2 missed) and Oliver Ekman-Larsson (3 on goal, 5 blocked, 1 missed) tied with a game-high nine shot attempts.

-The Kings won 31-of-70 faceoffs (44%). Anze Kopitar won 11-of-26, Nick Shore won 4-of-13, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-2, Vincent Lecavalier won 7-of-13 and Jeff Carter won 8-of-16.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Wednesday, February 3.