Game 12: Columbus at Los Angeles - LA Kings Insider

Los Angeles Kings 2, Columbus Blue Jackets 1 (Final)

SOG: LA – 22, CBJ – 13
PP: LA – 1/5, CBJ – 0/4

Third Period
2) LAK 5-on-3 PPG – Mike Richards (2) (Anze Kopitar, Jonathan Bernier), 1:34
3) CBJ – Nick Foligno (2) (Jack Johnson, Brandon Dubinsky), 17:35

Second intermission notes: Jake Muzzin and Dustin Brown are tied with a game-high three shots on goal. Slava Voynov leads all skaters with 16:40 of ice time. Columbus has been credited with only two blocked shots. They rank 29th in the league with 137 blocked shots; Los Angeles ranks 30th with 100. Nashville and Pittsburgh are tied for the league lead with 228 blocks. The Kings have now outshot their opponents 154-86 in the second period this season.

Second Period
1) LAK – Kyle Clifford (2) (unassisted), 18:40

First Period
No scoring

Columbus Blue Jackets (4-7-2) at Los Angeles Kings (4-5-2)
Friday, February 15, 2013, 7:30 pm (PT)
Staples Center

Referees: #16 Brian Pochmara, #3 Mike Leggo
Linesmen: #76 Michel Cormier, #82 Ryan Galloway

LAK scratches: F Brad Richardson, F Colin Fraser, D Andrew Campbell
LAK starting lineup: G Jonathan Bernier, D Keaton Ellerby, D Drew Doughty, LW Dwight King, C Mike Richards, RW Jordan Nolan

CBJ scratches: D John Moore, D James Wisniewski
CBJ starting lineup: G Sergei Bobrovsky, D Nikita Nikitin, D Fedor Tyutin, LW Matt Calvert, C Brandon Dubinsky, RW Nick Foligno

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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.