Postgame notes (Oct. 25) - LA Kings Insider

Some notes from last night’s game…

— The Kings had their four-game winning streak, and shutout streak, ended with a 3-0 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night at Staples Center.

— The Kings had not allowed a goal in 221 minutes, 22 seconds, before New Jersey’s Dainius Zubrus scored 13:12 into the second period.

— The Kings allowed three goals in the second period. They had allowed more than two goals in an entire game only once in seven previous games this season.

— The Kings have been involved in shutouts in four consecutive games. The last time that happened was the 2000-01 season, when they shut out opponents twice and were shut out twice.

— The Kings were shut out for the first time this season and have totaled three goals in their last three games.

— The Kings outshot the Devils 31-23, including 13-6 in the third period. The Kings are 1-2-0 when outshooting their opponents and 4-0-1 when being outshot.

— The Kings went 0-for-1 on the power play and 2-for-2 on the penalty kill. The Kings are 11-for-11 on the penalty kill in their last four games but have had only one power-play chance in each of their last two games.

— Jonathan Bernier allowed three goals on 23 shots to fall to 0-2-0 this season. Opponents have scored seven goals with Bernier in net, as opposed to five goals in six games with Jonathan Quick in net.

— Alec Martinez recorded a game-high six shots on goal. Dustin Brown and Matt Greene each were credited with a team-high five hits. Willie Mitchell was credited with a game-high four blocked shots.

— Slava Voynov led the Kings in ice time, at 23:25, followed by Jack Johnson, at 23:11. Dustin Brown led all Kings forwards in ice time, at 21:21.

— The Kings won 25 of 46 faceoffs (54 percent). Anze Kopitar won 11 of 15 draws (73 percent), Mike Richards won 5 of 15 draws (33 percent) and Jarret Stoll won 5 of 9 draws (56 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.