April 6 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-The Kings are 5-1-1 in their last seven games (out-scoring opponents 23-15) and 19-8-1 in their last 28 games (out-scoring opponents 81-55), not counting shootout goals.
-The Kings’ 22-13-3 record (47 points) is tied for the fourth-best 38-game record in club history (2009-10 and 2005-06 clubs also had 47 pts). The Kings have out-scored their opponents 59-34 at home this season.
-The Kings 14-4-1 record at home is tied for the best 19-game home record in club history The 1972-73, 1979-80 and 1988-89 clubs also had 29 pts.
-The Kings have scored at least three goals in six of seven games since being shut out in back to back games by Dallas and Vancouver on March 21 and 23. They are 19-2-1 when scoring three-plus goals in a game.
-The Kings are 12-1-6 in their last 19 games vs. Edmonton, dating back to Nov. 26, 2008.
-Jeff Carter now has goals in four of the last five games. Carter has six points in the last six games (4-2=6).
-Carter has seven game-winning goals this season, the most in the NHL.
-Slava Voynov’s 16-game goal drought ended. Prior to today, his last goal came in the 6-4 win over St. Louis on March 5.
-Though his five-game goal streak ended, Justin Williams still has a six-game point streak (6-1=7).
-Jonathan Quick has a 4-3-1 record, a 1.99 GAA and a .916 Sv% in his last eight games.
-Dustin Brown was credited with a game-high five shots on goal.
-Kyle Clifford and Ladislav Smid finished tied with a game-high six hits.
-Ryan Whitney was credited with a game-high five blocked shots.
-Shawn Horcoff finished 4-for-17 and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins finished 5-for-18 at the faceoff circle. All other Oilers (Taylor Hall, Jerred Smithson, Sam Gagner) finished above 50%. Edmonton ranks 30th in the league in faceoff percentage.

The Kings will hold a 10:30 am morning skate at the Honda Center on Sunday, which is not open to the public.

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Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left


Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.

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.

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.