January 2 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 83-83-39 overall against Edmonton, a record that includes a road mark of 39-47-18. The Kings’ win snapped three consecutive losses through their first three games at Rogers Place. These teams have three games remaining: February 7 and 24 in Los Angeles, and March 24 in Edmonton.

-With the win, the Kings improved to 9-6-4 against the Western Conference, 5-4-3 against the Pacific Division, 10-2 in three-plus goal games, 13-2-2 when scoring first, 11-2-0 when tied after one period, 12-1-1 when leading after two periods and 11-4-2 when outshooting their opponent.

-With a +4 third period goal differential, Los Angeles has now outscored opponents 54-24 in third periods this season.

-The Kings scored three power play goals for the second time this season (last: 4-2 W vs BUF, 10/14/17).

-By stopping all 32 shots against, Jonathan Quick recorded his third shutout of the season and 47th career shutout.

-With two goals, Dustin Brown (247 career goals) surpassed Wayne Gretzky (246 goals) for seventh place on Los Angeles’ all-time goals list.

-By assisting on Adrian Kempe’s goal, Jake Muzzin (130 assists) surpassed Jaroslav Modry (129 assists) and moved into a tie with Bob Murdoch (130 assists) for ninth place all-time among Kings defensemen.

-Connor McDavid has been held scoreless in three straight games for the first time in his career. He has four points (1-3=4) in six career games against Los Angeles.

-The Kings attempted 59 shots (33 on goal, 15 blocked, 11 missed). The Oilers attempted 65 shot (32 on goal, 17 blocked, 16 missed). Kyle Clifford, Trevor Lewis and Leon Draisaitl finished tied with a game-high four shots on goal. All L.A. skaters other than Torrey Mitchell finished with at least one shot.

-Los Angeles won 27-of-57 faceoffs (47%). Adrian Kempe won 2-of-8, Anze Kopitar won 11-of-22, Andy Andreoff won 2-of-3, Nick Shore won 1-of-5, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-6, Dustin Brown won 0-of-2, Jussi Jokinen won 2-of-2, Torrey Mitchell won 5-of-7 and Tyler Toffoli won 1-of-2.

-Lead photo via Andy Devlin/NHLI

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