November 24 postgame notes

-With the overtime loss, Los Angeles fell to 87-101-35 all-time against the Arizona franchise, a record that includes an away mark of 40-55-18. The overtime loss ended a three-game road winning streak in the series. These teams have three games remaining: February 3 and March 29 at Staples Center, and March 13 at Gila River Arena.

-With the overtime loss, Los Angeles fell to 2-5-3 against the Western Conference, 2-3-2 against the Pacific Division, 4-5-3 in one-goal games, 3-8-1 when scoring two goals or fewer, 5-6-3 when their opponent scores first, 3-5-3 when trailing after one period, 1-6-3 when trailing after two periods, 5-5-1 when outshot by their opponent and 2-1-1 on the first night of back-to-back sets.

-Los Angeles fell to 2-3 in games decided in overtime in 2017-18 and 26-10 since the switch to the 3-on-3 format prior to 2015-16. Their .722 winning percentage ranks second behind Calgary’s .750. Game-winners against the Kings were scored by Ryan O’Reilly, John Moore, Jaden Schwartz, Esa Lindell, Mikael Granlund, TJ Brodie, Shea Theodore, Sean Monahan, Viktor Arvidsson and Christian Fischer.

-Darcy Kuemper’s personal shutout streak ended at 117:33 on Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s first period power play goal. He had stopped 59 consecutive shots since Viktor Arvidsson’s overtime game-winner on November 4.

-Arizona has scored first in 15 of 25 games this season, the second highest total in the NHL.

-In his first game back from injury, Marian Gaborik recorded one assist and a +1 rating in 13:51 of ice time. He registered one shot on goal as part of six shot attempts and was credited with two takeaways.

-Los Angeles attempted 64 shots (25 on goal, 21 blocked, 18 missed). Arizona attempted 65 shots (33 on goal, 14 blocked, 18 missed). Jonny Brodzinski, Anthony Duclair and Derek Stepan tied with a game-high four shots on goal.

-The Kings won 32-of-58 faceoffs (55%). Adrian Kempe won 3-of-10, Anze Kopitar won 11-of-18, Jonny Brodzinski won 0-of-2, Nick Shore won 10-of-16, Jussi Jokinen won 7-of-11 and Tanner Pearson won 1-of-1.

The Kings are scheduled to meet at 10:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Saturday, November 25. If players get on the ice, it is likely to be a mostly optional skate.

-Lead photo via Christian Petersen/Getty Images

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