February 4 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 55-45-24 all-time against Anaheim, a record that includes a home record of 33-18-11. The Kings fell to 1-1-0 against the Ducks this season, with games remaining at Honda Center on February 28 and at Staples Center on March 5 and April 7. Tonight’s game was only the third in the last 11 regular season games between the teams that wasn’t decided by one goal.

-Los Angeles fell to 18-11-1 against the Western Conference and 11-7-0 against the Pacific Division.

-The Kings have both scored and allowed 29 goals over their last 10 games (2.90 G/GA per game).

-With a 1-for-2 performance, Los Angeles has now scored 10 goals on their last 31 power play opportunities (32.3%). Anaheim has allowed only three goals in their last 53 shorthanded situation, with two of the goals coming against L.A. (Lecavalier, Toffoli).

-Anze Kopitar has 39 points (8-31=39) and leads the NHL with 31 assists since November 20. With a two-assist night, he now has 56 points (22-34=56) in 52 career games against the Ducks.

-With his second period goal, Tyler Toffoli tied his career-high (set in 2014-15) with his 23rd goal of the season.

-Tanner Pearson has no goals and one assist in his last 11 games, and two of his three-lowest ice times have come against Anaheim (season-low 9:22 on January 17; team-low 10:37 on February 4).

-In his last 19 games, dating back to December 11, Jeff Carter has two goals, nine points and a minus-seven rating.

-Alec Martinez has goals in each of the last two games (2-1=3), tying the longest goal streak of his career (third time, last: October 31 – November 2, 2014).

-Dustin Brown has points in each of the last two games (2-1=3) and has five points (3-2=5) in the last five games.

-The Kings totaled 47 shot attempts (25 on goal, 10 blocked, 12 missed). The Ducks totaled 58 shot attempts (24 on goal, 14 blocked, 20 missed). Ryan Getzlaf (3 on goal, 1 blocked, 4 missed) and Jakob Silfverberg (3 on goal, 3 blocked, 2 missed) led all skaters with eight shot attempts, while Drew Doughty, Kyle Clifford and Dustin Brown led all skaters with four shots on goal.

-Los Angeles won 26-of-57 faceoffs (46%). Anze Kopitar won 11-of-20, Nick Shore won 8-of-13, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-2, Vincent Lecavalier won 5-of-10 and Jeff Carter won 2-of-12.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at Toyota Sports Center at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, February 5.

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