Postgame notes (March 28) - LA Kings Insider

Some notes from last night’s game…

— The Kings moved back into a playoff spot as they beat the Calgary Flames 3-0 on Wednesday night at Scotiabank Saddledome.

— With 88 points, the Kings are in seventh place in the Western Conference, one point behind Pacific Division-leading (and third-place) Dallas, tied in points with eighth-place San Jose (the Kings hold the tiebreaker) and one point ahead of ninth-place Phoenix.

— Jonathan Quick made 19 saves for his ninth shutout of the season, which set a new Kings single-season record. Vachon held the record, with eight shutouts in the 1976-77 season. Quick allowed a total of three goals in four games against Calgary this season.

— The Kings recorded their 10th shutout of the season, which tied a team record set in 2000-01.

— The Kings finished the season series against Calgary with a 2-1-1 record.

— The Kings outshot the Flames 30-19, including 14-9 in the first period.

— The Kings went 0-for-4 on the power play and 4-for-4 on the penalty kill. The Kings are 1-for-24 on the power play in their last seven games, and 12-for-12 on the penalty kill in their last four games.

— The Kings improved to 17-13-8 on the road, 30-5-6 when scoring the first goal, 19-2-2 when leading after the first period and 27-0-3 when leading after the second period.

— The Kings have a 25-1-2 record this season when they score at least three goals in a game.

— Willie Mitchell scored a goal, his fifth goal and 19th point of the season. Mitchell has tied a career-high for goals in a season (he also had five goals last season).

— Dustin Brown scored a goal, his 20th goal and 48th point of the season. Brown has reached the 20-goal mark in five consecutive seasons (he had a career-high 33 goals in 2007-08). Brown had three goals and one assist in four games against Calgary this season.

— Justin Williams scored an empty-net goal, his 19th goal and 54th point of the season. Williams has four goals and five assists in his last 10 games. Williams had one goal and three assists in four games against Calgary this season.

— Anze Kopitar had two assists, to push his team-high totals to 43 assists and 67 points. It was Kopitar’s 16th multi-point game of the season, a team-high. Kopitar has four goals and five assists in his last eight games, and seven goals and nine assists in his last 15 games.

— Slava Voynov had one assist, his 12th assist and 19th point of the season.

— Drew Doughty had one assist, his 26th assist and 35th point of the season. Doughty has one goal and six assists in his last eight games.

— Dustin Brown recorded a game-high four shots on goal. Brown and Colin Fraser each were credited with a team-high three hits. Alec Martinez, Willie Mitchell, Jarret Stoll and Justin Williams each were credited with a team-high three blocked shots.

— Willie Mitchell led the Kings in ice time, at 24 minutes, 46 seconds, followed by Drew Doughty, at 24:21. Anze Kopitar led all Kings forwards in ice time, at 18:18, followed by Mike Richards, at 18:11.

— The Kings on 29 of 58 faceoffs (50 percent). Jarret Stoll won 13 of 21 draws (62 percent). Anze Kopitar won 8 of 14 draws (57 percent). Mike Richards won 3 of 13 draws (23 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.