March 24 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 84-85-39 all-time against Edmonton, a record that includes a road mark of 39-48-18. The Kings split the season series with the Oilers, going 2-2-0, with each team going 1-1-0 on home ice, and are 1-4-0 all-time at Rogers Place.

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 20-18-6 against the Western Conference, 11-11-4 against the Pacific Division, 13-11-7 in one goal games, 19-25-4 when their opponent scores first, 11-20-4 when trailing after the first period, 6-21-4 when trailing after the second period and 23-12-3 when outshooting their opponent.

-The Kings have killed off 25 of 26 penalties since the Chicago game, including a string of 14 successful kills over the last five games. They lead the league with an 84.7% penalty killing percentage.

-Jeff Carter appeared in his 898th career game and his 398th career game with Los Angeles. With a goal and an assist, he now has 19 goals and 30 points in 28 career games against Edmonton.

-With his first period goal, Jake Muzzin established a new career-high in points with 42 (8-34=42). His previous career-high was 41 (10-31=41), set in 2014-15. He has goals in back-to-back games.

-With two goals and a plus-two rating, Connor McDavid now has five goals, 11 points and a minus-two rating in 12 career games against the Kings.

-Dustin Brown logged 23:08, his highest ice time of the season in a game that was decided in regulation. He has logged at least 20 minutes in each of the last seven games.

-All Los Angeles skaters other than Drew Doughty were credited with a hit. The Kings were credited with 38 hits to the Oilers’ 26, led by Kyle Clifford’s six.

-Los Angeles attempted 64 shots (29 on goal, 20 blocked, 15 missed). Edmonton attempted 49 shots (27 on goal, 7 blocked, 15 missed).

-The Kings won 24-of-40 faceoffs (60%). Adrian Kempe won 2-of-4, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-13, Alex Iafallo won 0-of-1, Nate Thompson won 5-of-8, Michael Amadio won 3-of-4 and Jeff Carter won 5-of-10.

The Kings are scheduled to report to TSC at 11 a.m. today (March 25). The rest of the schedule is TBD.

-Lead photo via Andy Devlin/NHLI

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