January 15 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 65-66-19 all-time against San Jose, a record that includes a home mark of 39-29-7. The Kings finished the season series with the Sharks with a 1-3-0 record and lost the season series for the third consecutive year. Including playoffs, Los Angeles has lost nine of its last 10 home games to San Jose.

-With the loss, the Kings fell to 9-10-4 against the Western Conference, 5-7-3 against the Pacific Division, 10-3 in games decided by three or more goals 11-12-3 when their opponent scores first, 8-4-2 when trailing after one period, 4-13-3 when trailing after two periods and 11-7-2 when outshooting their opponent.

-Los Angeles has lost four consecutive games, all in regulation, matching their longest losing streal of the season.

-Trevor Lewis scored his 11th goal of the season to extend his point streak to three games (2-1=3). He is one goal shy of tying his career-high in goals (12), set last season.

-With Lewis’ goal, Martin Jones’ personal shutout streak against the Kings ended at 164:12.

-Darcy Kuemper suffered his first regulation loss with Los Angels, falling to 5-1-3.

-Kyle Clifford played his 498th career game.

-The Kings attempted 69 shots (36 on goal, 15 blocked, 18 missed). The Sharks attempted 65 shots (33 on goal, 17 blocked, 15 missed). Kevin Gravel, Chris Tierney and Timo Meier finished tied with a game-high four shots on goal. All L.A. skaters other than Nick Shore and Kurtis MacDermid finished with at least one shot on goal.

-Los Angeles won 27-of-49 faceoffs (55%). Adrian Kempe won 5-of-9, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-17, Andy Andreoff won 1-of-1, Nick Shore won 7-of-11, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1, Dustin Brown won 0-of-1, Tanner Pearson won 1-of-2 and Torrey Mitchell won 4-of-7.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at Toyota Sports Center at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 16.

-Lead photo via Adam Pantozzi/NHLI

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