-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 55-31-15 all-time against the New Jersey franchise, a record that includes a road mark of 24-20-7. The Kings swept a season series against the Devils of at least two games for the first time since 1997-98 and improved to 5-1-1 in their last seven visits to the Prudential Center.
-Los Angeles improved to 9-10-2 against the Eastern Conference, 6-4-1 against the Metropolitan Division, 4-5 in two-goal games, 15-5-2 when scoring first, 11-1-1 when leading after one period, 1-2-2 when shots are even and 20-6-3 when any player records a multi-point game.
-With the win, Darryl Sutter won his 618th career game, surpassing Jacques Lemaire for 12th place on the NHL’s all-time coaching list. He is 11 games behind Lemaire (1,262 games coached) for 13th place on the NHL’s all-time list.
– By playing his 806th career game, Anze Kopitar surpassed Rob Blake for fifth place in games played in franchise history.
-Alec Martinez recorded his seventh goal and 26th point of the season. He is on pace for a career-high 44 points. His current career-high is 31 (10-21=31), set last season.
-By assisting on Anze Kopitar’s goal, Drew Doughty extended his point and assist streak to three games. (1-3=4).
-Tanner Pearson logged 12:53 of ice time, one second off his season-low of 12:52 (3-6 L @ BUF, 12/13/16).
-Jordan Nolan’s 16:03 of ice time bested his previous regular season high of 15:39 (2/27/14; 2-0 W @ CGY). Including playoffs, his career-high in ice time is 17:37, set in the 4-3 double overtime loss to Chicago on June 8, 2013.
-The Kings attempted 35 shots (25 on goal, 3 blocked, 7 missed). The Devils attempted 34 shots (25 on goal, 4 blocked, 5 missed). Marian Gaborik and Miles Wood tied with a game-high of five shots on goal.
-Los Angeles won 24-of-47 faceoffs (51%). The 47 total faceoffs tied a season-low, set in a 3-1 loss to Carolina on December 8. Anze Kopitar won 10-of-15, Andy Andreoff won 5-of-8, Nick Shore won 6-of-9, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1 and Jeff Carter won 3-of-14.