Game 30: Bruins 3, Kings 0 (FINAL) - LA Kings Insider

Finally, something normal: a hockey game. It’s the Kings against the Boston Bruins, with all the action on Fox Sports West and 1150-AM and affiliates, with all the game updates here as well…

In goal: It’s still Quick against Rask.
Bruins 3, Kings 0: Just like in the second period, the Bruins got a goal from Brad Marchand after an offensive-zone faceoff win by Patrice Bergeron. This time, Marchand beat Jack Johnson to the front of the net, took the puck to his backhand and tucked it around Quick to give the Bruins a three-goal lead 5:35 into the third period.
End of game: The Kings outshot the Bruins 41-22 but were shut out for the third time this season and have now gone nine consecutive games without scoring more than two goals.

In goal: It’s still Quick against Rask.
Bruins 2, Kings 0: The Bruins took a two-goal lead at the 7:43 mark. Patrice Bergeron won an offensive-zone faceoff back to Brad Marchand, who one-timed a shot from the top of the left circle that beat Quick cleanly.
End of period: The Kings outshot the Bruins 12-7 in the second period but went 0-for-3 on the power play, including a 5-on-3 advantage that lasted 29 seconds.

Mitchell out: Willie Mitchell will not play tonight because of a lower-body injury, the Kings said. It’s not immediately known whether the injury is related to Mitchell’s previous groin injury. Davis Drewiske replaced Mitchell. Trevor Lewis and Alec Martinez were healthy scratches.
In goal: It’s the Kings’ Jonathan Quick against the Bruins’ Tuukka Rask.
Bruins 1, Kings 0: The Kings killed an early penalty, but the Bruins took the lead at the 6:32 mark. Jack Johnson lost the puck in the corner of the Kings’ zone. Rich Peverley went to the net on a backdoor play, beat Andrei Loktionov, took a centering pass from Zach Hamill and tapped a one-timer past Quick from close range. Benoit Pouliot also got an assist.
End of period: For the Kings, it was another scoreless first period and another first-intermission deficit. Shots on goal were 12-8 in favor of the Bruins.

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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.