Postgame notes (Feb. 18) - LA Kings Insider

Some notes from last night’s game…

— The Kings were shut out for the eighth time this season, as they lost to the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Saturday night at Staples Center.

– The Kings fell into ninth place in the Western Conference, tied in points with eighth-place Calgary but behind because of the regulation/overtime-wins tiebreaker.

– The Kings suffered their fourth 1-0 loss this season. The Kings were shut out six times in 82 games last season. The Kings’ scoreless streak is now at 120 minutes, 3 seconds.

– The Kings had been 4-0-1 in their previous five games against Calgary.

– The Kings have scored fewer than two goals in 24 of their 59 games this season, and have a 3-14-7 record in those games. The Kings rank 30th in goals per game (2.03) and total 5-on-5 goals (76). The Kings have a 7-4-5 record when they allow one goal in a game.

– The Kings played a 0-0 first period for the 24th time in their 59 games this season.

– The Kings outshot the Flames 28-18, including 12-2 in the second period.

– The Kings went 0-for-3 on the power play and 1-for-1 on the penalty kill. The Kings are now 1-for-14 on the power play in their last six games and 22-for-23 on the penalty kill in their last nine games.

– The Kings fell to 14-12-4 at Staples Center and 14-11-11 in one-goal games.

– Jonathan Quick stopped 17 of 18 shots, and had his goals-against average fall from 1.89 to 1.87 in the loss. Ten times in 50 starts this season, Quick has allowed one goal in regulation and not recorded the victory. He has suffered four 1-0 regulation losses and six 2-1 overtime/shootout losses. In Quick’s 26 losses, the Kings have scored a total of 29 goals. Eighteen of those losses have been in one-goal games.

— Justin Williams recorded a game-high four shots on goal. Jordan Nolan was credited with a team-high five hits. Matt Greene, Jack Johnson and Mike Richards each were credited with a team-high two blocked shots.

— Drew Doughty led the Kings in ice time, with a game-high 28 minutes, 6 seconds, followed by Jack Johnson, at 23:33. Anze Kopitar led all Kings forwards in ice time, at 29:29, followed by Dustin Brown, at 19:38.

— The Kings won 24 of 54 faceoffs (44 percent). Mike Richards won 11 of 22 draws (50 percent). Anze Kopitar won 5 of 19 draws (26 percent). Andrei Loktionov won 4 of 6 draws (67 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.