Postgame notes (May 13) - LA Kings Insider

Some notes from last night’s game…

— The Kings won another road playoff game, as they beat the Phoenix Coyotes 4-2 on Sunday night at Arena in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.

— The Kings are now 6-0 on the road in this postseason, and have won eight consecutive road games including last season. The NHL record for most consecutive road playoff wins is nine, set by the New York Islanders in 1982 and 1983.

— The Kings outshot the Coyotes 48-27, including 17-4 in the first period. Of the Kings’ 18 skaters, 16 recorded at least one shot on goal (Jordan Nolan and Rob Scuderi did not). In the regular season, the Kings’ high for shots on goal was 44, on Dec. 8 against Minnesota.

— The Kings went 0-for-4 on the power play and 5-for-5 on the penalty kill. In 10 playoff games, the Kings have scored four power-play goals and allowed three power-play goals.

— Jonathan Quick stopped 25 of 27 shots. Quick has allowed two or fewer goals in nine of 10 games in these playoffs.

— Dwight King had two goals, including an empty-net goal, to push his playoff totals to three goals and three points. King has three goals in his last three games.

— Dustin Brown had one goal and one assist, to push his playoff totals to seven goals and six assists. Brown has three goals and five assists in his last five games. In 22 career playoff games, Brown has nine goals and 11 assists.

— Anze Kopitar had one goal, his fourth goal and 11th point of the playoffs. Kopitar has recorded at least one point in four consecutive games, with three goals and four assists in that span. In 16 career playoff games, Kopitar has six goals and 10 assists.

— Trevor Lewis had two assists, to push his playoff totals to three assists and four points. In 16 career playoff games, Lewis has two goals and six assists.

— Mike Richards had one assist, his sixth assist and ninth point of the playoffs. Richards has two goals and four assists in his last five games. In 73 career playoff games, Richards has 19 goals and 40 assists.

— Slava Voynov had one assist, his first assist and second point of the playoffs.

— Drew Doughty had one assist, his sixth assist and seventh point of the playoffs. Doughty has recorded at least one point in three consecutive games, with one goal and four assists in that span. In 22 career playoff games, Doughty has six goals and 12 assists.

— Justin Williams had one assist, his sixth assist and eighth point of the playoffs. In 61 career playoff games, Williams has 13 goals and 24 assists.

— Jarret Stoll had one assist, his first assist and third point of the playoffs. In 45 career playoff games, Stoll has seven goals and 10 assists.

— Dustin Brown recorded a game-high seven shots on goal. Brown and Trevor Lewis each were credited with a team-high six hits. Willie Mitchell and Slava Voynov each were credited with a team-high two blocked shots.

— Drew Doughy led the Kings in ice time, at 25 minutes, 28 seconds, followed by Willie Mitchell, at 25:21. Anze Kopitar led all Kings forwards in ice time, at 20:15, followed by Dustin Brown, at 19:34.

— The Kings won 40 of 70 faceoffs (57 percent). Mike Richards won 10 of 21 draws (48 percent). Jarret Stoll won 11 of 16 draws (69 percent). Anze Kopitar won 6 of 13 draws (46 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.