– The Kings are 1-4-2 in their last seven home games.
– The 12 combined goals in regulation was a season high for a game involving the Kings this season. Previously, the Kings and Colorado combined for 11 goals in a 6-5 Kings victory on Jan. 21 in Denver.
– The Kings tied a season high by scoring six goals. They have now done it four times this season, most recently in a 6-5 victory at Coloardo on Jan. 21.
– The Kings tied a season-worst by allowing six goals in regulation. They have now allowed six goals four times this season, most recently in a 6-4 loss to Detroit on Dec. 20.
– The Kings lost one point in the playoff race today. With 57 points, they’re now five points out of eighth place and only four points ahead of Colorado, which is in last place in the West with 53 points.
– The Kings outshot the Thrashers 45-27, including 19-4 in the third period.
– Anze Kopitar had two goals and two assists. It was the second four-point game of Kopitar’s career. He had four assists in an 8-2 victory over Buffalo on Dec. 6, 2007.
– Alexander Frolov had one goal and two assists. (Frolov was initially credited with three assists, but one of them — on the Kings’ final goal — was later changed to Michal Handzus)
– Erik Ersberg, who got in a game for the first time since Jan. 17. Jonathan Quick started and was pulled after Atlanta scored three goals on its first seven shots. Ersberg stopped 17 of 20 shots.
– Jack Johnson led the Kings in ice time with a season-high 26:50. Patrick O’Sullivan led all forwards at 24:40. Johnson had one goal and one assist for his first career multi-point game. O’Sullivan had two assists.
– Denis Gauthier scored his first goal since Jan. 31, 2005, when he was a member of the Phoenix Coyotes. He had gone 124 games without a goal.
– Dustin Brown and Drew Doughty each had two assists.
– The Kings scored a season high four power-play goals.
– The Kings have out-shot their opponent 161-93 in the last four games.