Stat Trick: Kings 1, Isles 0

March 21st, 2010 by Eric Hornick Leave a reply »
Brad Richardson scored the game's only goal as the Kings blanked the Isles 1-0 at Staples Center on Saturday.  On the trick:  1.  Richardson's goal, his 11th of the season, came 13:35 into the opening period.  Wayne Simmonds earned the game's only assist.  2. Jonathan Quick made 26 saves to record his 38th victory (extending his Kings' club record) and fourth shutout of the season.  Dwayne Roloson stopped 25 of 26 for the Isles.  3.  Each team failed on four power plays, with each team having five shots with the extra man.  The Kings have now gone seven games without allowing a power play goal, and have killed 23 straight.  The Isles have not scored a power play goal in their last six games against Los Angeles, covering 22 opportunities.  A few more...  4. The Isles were shutout 1-0 for the first time this season.  They were blanked 1-0 three times last season, most recently on Feb. 25, 2009 by Pittsburgh.  5. It's the second time that the Kings have blanked the Isles 1-0.  The previous time was the opener of the 1996-97 season.  Stephane Fiset shutout the Isles that night; Ed Olczyk (whose so ...

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