Postgame notes (March 29) - LA Kings Insider

Some notes from last night’s game…

— The Kings completed a four-game season-series sweep of Edmonton as they beat the Oilers 2-0 on Tuesday night at Rexall Place.

— The Kings beat the Oilers three times in regulation and once in a shootout this season. The Oilers totaled five goals in the four-game series.

— The Kings have an 8-1-1 record in their last 10 games, and allowed two or fewer goals in eight of those 10 games. The Kings have six consecutive road victories.

— The Kings recorded their ninth shutout of the season.

— The Kings outshot the Oilers 33-32, including 18-7 in the first period.

— The Kings went 0-for-4 on the power play and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill. In their last 13 games, the Kings are 40-for-41 on the penalty kill.

— The Kings improved to 21-14-3 on the road, 34-10-2 when scoring first and 26-0-1 when leading after the second period.

— Jonathan Bernier made 32 saves for his second shutout of the season and his third career shutout. Bernier has allowed two or fewer goals in five of his last six starts and has a 6-0-2 record in his last eight starts.

— Dustin Brown scored the Kings’ two goals, and now has a team-high 27 goals. Brown has six goals and three assists in his last seven games, including four goals in his last three games. Brown recorded his third consecutive multi-point game, his 18th multi-point game of the season and his sixth two-goal game of the season. Brown had a game-high, and season-high, nine shots on goal, which tied him for the most shots on goal for any Kings player this season. Anze Kopitar had nine shots on goal on Dec. 4 against Detroit, and Jarret Stoll had nine shots on goal on Jan. 8 against Columbus.

— Trevor Lewis had two assists. Lewis had two goals and six assists in his first 64 games, and now has one goal and three assists in his last two games. Lewis recorded his fourth multi-point game of the season and his second two-assist game of the season.

— Ryan Smyth had one assist, and has one goal and three assists in his last three games.

— Jack Johnson was credited with a team-high four hits. Matt Greene, Michal Handzus and Wayne Simmonds each were credited with a team-high two blocked shots.

— Drew Doughty played a team-high 23 minutes, 58 seconds. Dustin Brown led all forwards in ice time at 20:55.

— The Kings won 30 of 63 faceoffs (48 percent). Jarret Stoll won 16 of 23 draws (70 percent) and Trevor Lewis won 1 of 12 draws (8 percent).

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Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left


Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left


As the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Kopitar became the first Slovenian to play in the NHL. Kopitar has spent his entire NHL career with the Kings, and following the 2015–16 season, was named the Kings’ captain. Noted for both his offensive and defensive play, Kopitar was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward in the NHL in 2016.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right


Bio: Doughty is a Canadian defenceman who was selected second overall by the Kings in the 2008 Draft. Doughty made his NHL debut in 2008 as an 18-year-old and was named to the All-Rookie Team. He is a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Kings, a two-time Olympic gold medallist with the Canadian national team, and a Norris Trophy finalist.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Carter began his hockey career playing in the Ontario Hockey League in Canada before joining the AHL and playing for the Philadelphia Flyers. He was then traded to the Colombus Blue jackets before joining the LA Kings in 2012, where he has since won two Stanley Cups with the Kings.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left


Bio: Quick is the current goaltender for the LA Kings and was selected by Los Angeles at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Previously, Quick was a silver medalist with USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He’s won two Stanley Cup championships with the Kings, along with being the most recent goaltender to be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs.