March 17 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 48-64-19 all-time against New York, a record that includes a home mark of 27-28-12.

-The Kings improved to 19-9-3 against the Eastern Conference and 10-5-1 against the Metropolitan Division.

-Los Angeles improved to 11-3 in overtime and 13-5 in games that extend past 60 minutes (the 13 wins in extra time leads the league). The win marked the Kings’ league-leading eighth win when trailing entering the third period and their 16th win when allowing the first goal of the game (second most in the league). It was the second time they overcame a two-goal deficit to win a game (December 18 at CBJ; down 2-0, won 3-2 in OT).

-With 91 points through 70 games, Los Angeles tied their most points through 70 games in franchise history (also 1974-75; 36-15-19). The 43 wins is also the most wins at the 70-game mark in franchise history (previously 41, 2009-10).

-Anze Kopitar (2-0=2) scored his fourth overtime goal of the season, the most by a King in a single season in franchise history. He has five goals in the two games against the Rangers this season (5-0=5). With a +1 rating, he now leads the NHL in plus-minus with a +31 rating. He has 12 points (6-6=12) in the last nine games.

-Milan Lucic extended his point streak to eight games (3-7=10), tying a career-long. It also ties the longest point-streak by any King this season (Jake Muzzin, January 2-19; 1-7=8). It is tied for the 12th longest point-streak of the season and is currently the second longest active streak.

-By assisting on Anze Kopitar’s first goal, Dustin Brown recorded the 251st assist of his career, moving past Mark Hardy for sole possession of 11th place on the club’s all-time assist list. With his first period goal, he extended his goal streak to three games (3-1=4), his longest since a three-game streak from March 25-30, 2013.

-Jeff Carter (0-3=3) registered three assists, tying a career high (fourth time; last: February 12, 2015 vs. CGY). He now has assists in each of the last two games (0-4=4).

-Jonathan Quick stopped 23-of-26 shots to win his 36th game of the season, the second highest win total in the league. The win ties his own mark for the second most wins in a single season by a Kings goaltender, which he set last year. He holds the record of 39, set in 2009-10.

-Kyle Clifford (1-0=1) scored his second goal of the season and now has points in each of the last two games (1-1=2). He registered a game-high seven hits.

-By recording his 29th assist of the season on Anze Kopitar’s game-winning goal, Jake Muzzin is two assists shy of his career-high 31 assists, set last season.

-Los Angeles attempted 72 shots (37 on goal, 15 blocked, 20 missed). New York attempted 41 shots (26 on goal, 9 blocked, 6 missed). Jake Muzzin took a game-high six shots on goal, while Tyler Toffoli registered a game-high seven shot attempts (4 on goal, 1 blocked, 2 missed).

-The Kings won 33-of-58 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 12-of-22, Nick Shore won 3-of-7, Vincent Lecavalier won 9-of-16 and Jeff Carter won 9-of-13.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Friday, March 18.

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