Game 8: Los Angeles at Columbus - LA Kings Insider

Los Angeles Kings (2-3-2) at Columbus Blue Jackets (3-5-1)
Tuesday, February 5, 2013, 7:00 pm (ET)
Nationwide Arena

Referees: #24 Stephen Walkom, #22 Ghislain Hebert
Linesmen: #78 Brian Mach, #68 Scott Driscoll

LAK scratches: F Brad Richardson, F Dustin Penner, D Andrew Bodnarchuk
LAK starting lineup: G Jonathan Quick, D Rob Scuderi, D Drew Doughty, LW Dustin Brown, C Anze Kopitar, RW Justin Williams

CBJ scratches: D John Moore, C Colton Gillies, D James Wisniewski
CBJ starting lineup: G Steve Mason, D Jack Johnson, D Tim Erixon, LW R.J. Umberger, C Artem Anisimov, RW Derek Dorsett

First Period
1) CBJ – Derek MacKenzie 1 (Fedor Tyutin, Mark Letestu), 13:02

SOG: LAK-10, CBJ-8
PP: LAK-0/0, CBJ-0/0

First intermission notes: An Anze Kopitar deflection goal off a shot by Slava Voynov was disallowed at 10:20 because of incidental contact between Kopitar and goaltender Steve Mason. Jack Johnson led all skaters with 9:26 TOI.

Second Period
2) LAK – Anze Kopitar (3) (Justin Williams, Drew Doughty), 0:32
3) LAK PPG – Jeff Carter (4) (Dustin Brown, Mike Richards), 4:25
4) CBJ – Derek Brassard (2) (Tim Erixon, Nick Foligno), 5:36
5) LAK – Slava Voynov (2) (Davis Drewiske, Justin Williams), 10:26

SOG: LAK – 10-15-X=25, CBJ – 8-4-X=12
PP: LAK – 1/2 (1/2 overall), SBJ – 0/1 (0/1 overall)

Second intermission notes: Jack Johnson had 12:53 TOI in the second period and sits at 22:19 overall. Tim Erixon, who made his debut against the Kings with the New York Rangers in last year’s NHL Premiere in Stockholm, assisted on Derek Brassard’s goal. The Kings are 16-for-39 on faceoffs.

Third Period
6) LAK – Mike Richards (1) (Justin Williams, Simon Gagne), 13:44

SOG: LAK – 10-15-6=31, CBJ – 8-4-8=20

Final: Los Angeles 4, Columbus 2

Note: Because of post-game travel, there will be a delay in getting some notes and stats posted.

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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.