January 6 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 34-26-9 all-time against Nashville, a record that includes a home mark of 17-15-4. The Kings fell to 0-1-1 in the three-game season series, with one remaining game at Bridgestone Arena on February 1.

-The Kings fell to 9-8-4 against the Western Conference, 4-3-1 against the Central Division, 9-7-5 in one-goal games, 11-10-3 when their opponent scores first, 5-8-3 when trailing after the first period, 4-11-3 when trailing after the second period and 11-5-2 when outshooting their opponent.

-Los Angeles has lost back-to-back games in regulation in which they scored three goals. They are 3-2-3 when scoring three goals and 16-0-0 when scoring four or more goals.

-With his 13th goal of the season, Adrian Kempe moved into a third place tie among NHL rookies with Alex DeBrincat, Matthew Barzal and Kyle Connor. Brock Boeser leads all rookies with 22, followed by Clayton Keller with 14.

-Jake Muzzin’s consecutive games played streak ended at 281. The last game he missed was a 2-1 home win over Minnesota on October 19, 2014.

-Tyler Toffoli recorded his team-high 18th goal of the season and has five points (2-3=5) in the last four games.

-With an assist, Tanner Pearson extended his assist/points streak to three games (2-3=5).

-With his team-leading 27th assist, Anze Kopitar extended his assist streak to three games (0-4=4).

-Trevor Lewis recorded his 10th goal of the season, bringing him within two goals of his career-high, set last season. He played his 175th consecutive game.

-The Kings attempted 53 shots (29 on goal, 13 blocked, 11 missed). The Predators attempted 44 shots (20 on goal, 13 blocked, 11 missed). Tyler Toffoli led all skaters with six shots on goal and 12 shot attempts.

-Los Angeles won 29-of-60 faceoffs (48%). Adrian Kempe won 5-of-9, Anze Kpoitar won 15-of-29, Kyle Clifford won 0-of-2, Nick Shore won 3-of-8, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-4, Tanner Pearson won 0-of-2 and Torrey Mitchell won 3-of-6.

The Kings are currently on their bye week. The next practice is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 12 at Toyota Sports Center.

-Lead photo via Aaron Poole/NHLI

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