– The Kings are now 1-5-2 in their last eight home games and haven’t won a home game since Jan. 29 against Chicago. The Kings start a five-game road trip Tuesday in Minnesota.
– The Kings were outshot 33-29 and have been outshot 104-87 in their last three games.
– The Kings went 1-for-4 on the power play and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill. They gave up a late shorthanded goal, with their net empty.
– Jonathan Quick started in goal after giving way to G Erik Ersberg in Thursday’s loss to San Jose. Quick, who has been one of the top rookie goalies in the NHL this season, stopped 23 of 28 shots. The Kings had recorded 12 out of a possible 16 points in Quick’s previous eight starts.
– John Zeiler returned to the lineup, as part of the trickle-down from the two-game suspension handed to Denis Gauthier. Peter Harrold, who had been playing right wing of late, returned to defense and Zeiler returned to the lineup. The Kings had no healthy scratches in their lineup Saturday. Zeiler hadn’t played since Jan. 29. He played 7 minutes, 22 seconds and recorded four hits.
– Alexander Frolov scored a first-period goal. Frolov has scored goals in three of his last four games and four of his last seven games. Frolov has 25 goals and is on pace for 35, which would match the career high he scored in 2006-07. Frolov has already exceeded his goal total from last season (23). On the other hand, Frolov had a minus-4 rating Saturday.
– Matt Greene, Jack Johnson and Anze Kopitar had minus-3 ratings. Kyle Calder was plus-1.
– Anze Kopitar had an asist. Kopitar has three goals and four assists in his last four games.
– Patrick O’Sullivan had an assist. O’Sullivan has four assists in his last four games.
– Dustin Brown scored an unassisted goal in the second period. Brown has three goals and four assists in his last five games.
– Derek Armstrong scored a power-play goal in the final minute. Armstrong had not recorded a point in his previous 11 games.
– Jack Johnson and Dustin Brown tied for the team high with four shots on goal each. Jarret Stoll was credited with eight hits and the Kings were credited with 44 hits to Phoenix’s 31.
– Raitis Ivanans played his 200th NHL game.
– The Kings won 34 of 57 faceoffs (60 percent).