March 5 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 55-46-24 all-time against Anaheim, a record that includes a home mark of 33-19-11. The Kings have lost 10 of the last 12 regular season games to the Ducks, going 2-6-4 over that span. Thus far, Los Angeles is 1-3-0 in the season series, with one additional game remaining at Staples Center on April 7. The Ducks won the season series for the third consecutive year.

-The Kings fell to 21-13-2 against the Western Conference and 13-9-0 against the Pacific Division.

-Los Angeles’ four-game winning streak was snapped, as was Tanner Pearson’s three-game goal streak.

-With his team-leading 36th assist of the season, Anze Kopitar now has 58 points (22-36=58) in 54 career games against Anaheim.He has points in three straight games (1-2=3).

-Drew Doughty (1-0=1) scored his ninth power-play goal of the season, tied for the team lead. The goal ties his career-high for power-play goals in a single season (also 2009-10).

-Jonathan Quick earned his second assist of the season and franchise-record 11th career assist.

-Dustin Brown failed to record a point for the eighth consecutive game. He finished with four shots on goal, six shot attempts and a game-high nine hits.

-Bruce Boudreau earned his 400th NHL victory, and Ryan Kesler played in his 800th career game.

-The Kings attempted 72 shots (34 on goal, 15 blocked, 23 missed). The Ducks attempted 39 shots (22 on goal, 8 blocked, 9 missed). Milan Lucic and Rickard Rakell finished tied with a game-high five shots on goal, while Jake Muzzin finished with a game-high eight shot attempts (4 on goal, 4 blocked, 2 missed).

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 10:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Sunday, March 6.

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