Game 80: Kings 2, Oilers 0 (FINAL) - LA Kings Insider

For the second time in less than 75 hours, it’s the Kings against the Edmonton Oilers. All the action is on Prime Ticket and on 870-AM, with all the game updates here as well…

In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Dubnyk.
Kings 1, Oilers 0: The Kings broke the scoreless tie 34 seconds into the third period. Anze Kopitar held the puck behind the net, then passed to Slava Voynov at the top of the right circle. Dubnyk got a piece of Voynov’s one-time slap shot, but the puck trickled past him and into the net. Brad Richardson also picked up an assist.
Kings 2, Oilers 0: The Kings got an insurance goal with 2:32 remaining. After Ales Hemsky’s shot went wide and rimmed hard around the boards, Mike Richards picked it up and started a 2-on-1 with Dwight King. Richards kept the puck near the boards, then fed a pass to King, who scored on a one-timer from close range.
End of period: Jonathan Quick recorded his 10th shutout of the season as the Kings outshot the Oilers 37-19.

In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Dubnyk.
End of period: The Kings outshot the Oilers 13-6 in the period. The Kings went 0-for-2 on the power play and did not face a penalty kill. The Kings will be on the power play for the first 18 seconds of the third period.

Officials: Tim Peel, Mike Leggo (referees); Shane Heyer, Vaughan Rody (linesmen).
Lineups: Jeff Carter, Davis Drewiske and Kevin Westgarth are the Kings’ scratches.
In goal: It will be the Kings’ Jonathan Quick against the Oilers’ Devan Dubnyk.
End of period: The Kings outshot the Oilers 14-8 in the scoreless, penalty-free period. Dustin Brown had the best chance of the period when he hit the post with 9:37 remaining. The fourth line got a loud ovation from the home crowd after a shift late in the period, which included a Jordan Nolan deflection that hit the post.

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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.