March 15 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 86-101-40 all-time against the Dallas franchise, a record that includes a road mark of 35-61-18. With a record of 2-0-0 thus far against the Stars, the Kings clinched a winning record in the season series for the first time since the 2011-12 season, when they went 3-1-2. These teams will conclude their season series at Staples Center on April 2.

-Los Angeles improved to 24-13-2 against the Western Conference and 10-4-2 against the Central Division.

-The Kings improved to 9-1-1 on the second night of back-to-back sets this eason.

-Vincent Lecavalier played in his 1,200th regular season NHL game.

-Kyle Clifford played in his 400th regular season NHL game.

-With his second period goal, Dustin Brown recorded his 467th career point, moving past Charlie Simmer for 10th place on the team’s all-time points list.

-By assisting on Kris Versteeg’s goal, Anze Kopitar recorded his 432nd career assist to move past Bernie Nicholls for sole possession of fifth place on the team’s all-time assist list. With a +2 performance, he moved into a first place tie with Washington’s Evgeny Kuznetsov on the NHL’s list of plus-minus leaders with a +30. He has 10 points (4-6=10) in the last eight games.

-With an assist on Anze Kopitar’s goal, Milan Lucic now has points in seven straight games (3-6=9).

-With an assist on Anze Kopitar’s first period goal, Rob Scuderi (0-2=2) earned his 100th career NHL assist and tied his career-high with two assists in one game (sixth time; last: Nov. 4, 2014 at Minnesota while with Pittsburgh). In nine games since he rejoined Los Angeles, he has four assists, a plus-six rating and has averaged 20:02 of ice time. The Kings are 6-2-1 in those games, with the regulation losses coming against Anaheim.

-Lindy Ruff coached his 1,400th career game.

-Jason Spezza’s six-game goal streak was snapped.

-Los Angeles attempted 43 shots (22 on goal, 14 blocked, 7 missed). Dallas attempted 54 shots (26 on goal, 13 blocked, 15 missed). Jason Spezza led all skaters with five shots on goal and eight shot attempts, while Trevor Lewis led the Kings with three shots.

-The Kings won 35-of-57 faceoffs (61%). Anze Kopitar won 17-of-22, Nick Shore won 4-of-8, Vincent Lecavalier won 7-of-13, and Jeff Carter won 7-of 14.

The Kings are scheduled to report to Toyota Spots Center at 11:00 a.m on Wednesday, March 16 for an off-ice workout.

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