October 30 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 75-99-26 all-time against St. Louis, a record that includes a road mark of 27-62-12. Though the Blues have won only 10 of the last 30 regular season and playoff meetings, they are 5-2-0 in the last seven head-to-head match-ups. These teams will meet again at Scottrade Center on December 1 and at Staples Center on March 10.

-With the loss, the Kings fell to 1-1-1 against the Western Conference, 0-1-0 against the Central Division, 3-1 in two-goal games, 4-2-1 when their opponent scores first, 4-1-0 when tied after the first period, 0-2-1 when trailing after the second period and 3-1-0 when outshot by their opponent.

-With a 4-2-0 record, the Kings equaled the best ever mark on a six-game trip (also 1986-87, 1988-89).

-With 19 points, the Kings tied the 1990-91 team (9-3-1) for the best October in franchise history. The record for most points in any month in club history is 22, set in January by the 2001-02 club (11-3-0), in February by the 1990-91 club (10-2-2) and in March by the 2013-14 club (11-4-0). The most wins Los Angeles ever recorded in any month is 11, set by the 2001-02 club (January) and the 2013-14 club (March).

-Los Angeles allowed as many goals in the second period (three) as they did in all combined second periods entering Monday night.

-With his second period power play goal, Dustin Brown moved into a tie with Charlie Simmer for seventh place all time on the Kings’ all-time power play goals list.

-Drew Doughty played his 700th NHL game.

-Derek Forbort was a minus-four for the first time in his NHL career.

-Los Angeles attempted 53 shots (28 on goal, 15 blocked, 10 missed). St. Louis attempted 60 shots (30 on goal, 14 blocked, 16 missed). Tanner Pearson led all skaters with six shots on goal.

-The Kings won 32-of-63 faceoffs (51%). Adrian Kempe won 1-of-10, Anze Kopitar won 16-of-23, Michael Cammalleri won 1-of-1, Andy Andreoff won 1-of-2, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1, Dustin Brown won 2-of-3, Brooks Laich won 5-of-11, Nic Dowd won 1-of-1, Mike Amadio won 3-of-7 and Tanner Pearson won 2-of-4.

Tuesday, October 31 is an off-day for the team. The next practice is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Wednesday, November 1.

-Lead photo via Scott Rovak/NHLI

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