March 12 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles moved to 110-104-36 all-time against Vancouver, a record that includes a home mark of 67-42-18. The win ended the Canucks’ three-game point streak at Staples Center (2-0-1). The two teams finished the season series with identical 2-2-0 records, with each team winning once at home and once on the road.

-With the win, the Kings improved to 18-17-4 against the Western Conference, 11-10-3 against the Pacific Division, 20-3-2 when scoring first, 13-5-0 when tied after the first period, 22-2-1 when leading after two periods, 17-16-3 when outshot by their opponent and 16-7 in games decided by three or more goals.

-Jonathan Quick stopped all 35 shots he faced to earn his 48th career shutout, fourth among active goaltenders. His four shutouts on the season are tied for sixth in the league this year. His five career shutouts against the Canucks are the second most he has against any team, trailing only Arizona/Phoenix (six).

-Anze Kopitar (1-0=1) registered his 28th goal of the season and his 75th point. It is the fourth time in his career he has reached at least 75 points in a season, and he is just six points shy of tying his career-high (81, 2009-10). He extended his point-streak to four games (1-4=5).

-Tanner Pearson (1-0=1) tallied his 13th goal of the season. He has points in four of the last five games (3-1=4).

-Adrian Kempe (0-2=2) recorded his 16th and 17th assists and now has 33 points in his rookie season. His 33 points are the most by a Kings rookie in a single-season since Anze Kopitar had 61 in 2006-07.

-Derek Forbort (0-1=1) notched his 15th assist of the season, one shy of his career-high set last season. His 16 points (1-15=16) are also just two points shy of the career-high he set last season (2-16=18).

-Los Angeles attempted 65 shots (33 on goal, 15 blocked, 17 missed). Vancouver attempted 58 shots (35 on goal, 12 blocked, 11 missed). Tyler Toffoli and Bo Horvat tied with a game-high five shots on goal. All skaters on Vancouver other than Henrik Sedin registered a shot.

-The Kings won 31-of-54 faceoffs (57%). Adrian Kempe won 6-of-10, Anze Kopitar won 11-of-15, Nate Thompson won 5-of-10, Tanner Pearson won 1-of-1, Torrey Mitchell won 0-of-3 and Jeff Carter won 8-of-15.

-Lead photo via Adam Pantozzi/NHLI

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