– The Kings have scored one regulation goal in their last two games, following a four-game stretch in which they scored 15 goals.
– The Kings outshot the Flyers 34-20.
– As it has so often this season for the Kings, special teams made the difference. The Flyers scored their only goal with the man advantage (they went 1-for-3), while the Kings went 0-for-5 on the power play.
–The Kings were shutout for the ninth time this season.
–The Kings dropped to 2-19-4 when trailing after two periods, and 4-19-6 when allowing the first goal, although they did beat Minnesota on Tuesday after they allowed the first goal.
– Erik Ersberg fell to 0-4-2 in his last six decisions, even though Ersberg played a strong game Wednesday and stopped 18 of 19 shots.
– Dustin Brown missed a second consecutive game to be with his family in Southern California. Brown’s wife gave birth to the couple’s second child on Monday night. Brown is scheduled to rejoin the Kings on Thursday and is expected to play in Friday’s road game against Detroit.
– Denis Gauthier returned to the lineup after serving a two-game suspension for a boarding penalty. Gauthier went back to his usual pairing with Kyle Quincey and played 13 minutes, 49 seconds, and was credited with one shot on goal.
– Peter Harrold, the Kings’ utility player, returned to a forward role. Harrold, a natural defenseman, has played forward for a big part of this season. With Denis Gauthier back from his two-game suspension, Harrold returned to wing and played alongside Raitis Ivanans and Derek Armstrong. Harrold played 7 minutes, 24 seconds.
– Drew Doughty led the Kings in ice time, with 25:10. Patrick O’Sullivan led all Kings forwards at 23:21. O’Sullivan also had a game-high six shots on goal.