Postgame notes (Oct. 15) - LA Kings Insider

Some notes from last night’s game…

— The Kings ended their two-week road trip with a win, as they beat the Philadelphia Flyers 3-2 in overtime on Saturday night.

— The Kings now have five points in four games (2-1-1), and at least one point in three of their four games but have yet to record a regulation win. They have two overtime wins and one shootout loss.

— Both of the Kings’ wins this season have come on overtime power-play goals by Jack Johnson.

— Before this season, Jack Johnson had not scored a game-winning goal in his NHL career (282 games). Johnson now has two game-winning goals in his last four games. Johnson also had one assist.

— In his return to Philadelphia, Mike Richards assisted on Johnson’s goal. Richards has one goal and two assists in four games with the Kings.

— Justin Williams scored two goals and has five points in his first four games this season.

— Jonathan Quick improved to 2-0-1 as he stopped 34 of 36 shots.

— Drew Doughty left the game in the first period with an “upper-body injury’’ and is expected to miss the next 7-10 days.

— The teams combined for 76 penalty minutes, including 10-minute misconduct penalties to the Kings’ Dustin Penner and Kevin Westgarth and the Flyers’ Zac Rinaldo.

— The Flyers outshot the Kings 34-26, including 14-9 in the first period.

— The Kings went 2-for-8 on the power play and 5-for-7 on the penalty kill.

— Anze Kopitar had two assists, and has three goals and four assists in four games this season.

— Simon Gagne had one assist. Gagne has one goal and two assists in four games.

— Willie Mitchell had one assist, for his first point of the season.

— Trevor Lewis and Justin Williams each recorded a team-high four shots on goal. Willie Mitchell was credited with a team-high four hits and Rob Scuderi was credited with a game-high five blocked shots.

— Jack Johnson played a game-high 30 minutes, 57 seconds. Anze Kopitar led all Kings forwards in ice time at 26:22.

— The Kings won 31 of 60 faceoffs (52 percent). Mike Richards won 13 of 19 draws (68 percent).

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Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

Born: Feb 21, 1989
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left


Muzzin was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, before signing to the Kings in 2010. He has since become the first Woodstock, Ontario professional athlete to win a major sports trophy.

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.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Toffoli is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward, drafted by the Kings in the second round of the 2010 Draft. Toffoli scored his first career NHL goal in his second game in a 4–0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. He was also named the 2012–13 AHL All-Rookie Team.

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.