February 21 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 66-50-12 all-time against the Colorado franchise, a record that includes a road mark of 28-31-4. The Kings won the season series with the Avalanche, finishing 2-1-0.

-Los Angeles improved to 17-13-2 versus the Western Conference, 9-5-2 against the Central Division, 11-8-1 when tied after one period, 10-21-2 when allowing the first goal and 22-17-2 when outshooting their opponent.

-Darryl Sutter won his 215th game as Kings coach, moving into a tie with Andy Murray for the most wins as a coach in franchise history. He coached his 1,262nd game, moving into a tie with Jacques Lemaire for 13th place on the league’s all-time games coached list.

-Since their five-game winning streak, Los Angeles has played seven games (2-5-0). They have led for 88:49 of game time, have been tied for 89:01 of game time and have trailed for 242:10 of game time. Tyler Toffoli’s second period goal ended a 111:22 scoreless streak.

-With a 3-for-3 performance, the Kings have now killed off 35 of their last 36 shorthanded situations since John Tavares’ power play empty net goal on January 21 at Barclays Center. The lone goal was scored by Arizona’s Brendan Perlini at 4:51 of the first period on February 16.

-In his last seven games, Anze Kopitar has one assist and a minus-six rating. Marian Gaborik has been held without a point in the last eight games.

-The Kings attempted 53 shots (32 on goal, 11 blocked, 10 missed). The Avalanche attempted 50 shots (25 on goal, 11 blocked, 14 missed). Tyler Toffoli and Francois Beauchemin finished tied with a game-high four shots on goal.

-Los Angeles won 19-of-42 faceoffs (45%). Anze Kopitar won 7-of-18, Nick Shore won 3-of-6, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1, Nic Dowd won 3-of-3 and Jeff Carter won 6-of-14.

Wednesday, February 22 is an off-day for the team. The next practice is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 23, in advance of that night’s game against the Boston Bruins.