April 9 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-Tuesday’s loss marked only the second time in the last 14 trips to the American Airlines Center that Los Angeles did not earn a point. The Kings are 10-2-2 in Dallas over that span.
-The four-goal loss was the Kings’ widest margin of defeat since an 8-2 loss in Detroit on December 17, 2011.
-Los Angeles has been tied after two periods in all four games against Dallas this season before being outscored 10-2 in the third period en route to a 1-3-0 record against the Stars.
-The Kings are 4-for-12 on the power play over the last three games.
-Drew Doughty has goals in three straight games and points in four straight (3-1=4).
-Anze Kopitar has points in four straight games (0-4=4).
-Justin Williams’ point streak ended at seven games.
-In Los Angeles’ 18 losses this year, Jeff Carter has five points (4-1=5) and a minus-13 rating.
-Jonathan Quick is 5-8-2 on the road this season with a 3.21 GAA and .885 Sv%.
-Dustin Brown, Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams combined for a minus-11 performance. Kopitar was a minus-four for the third time in his career and first time since a 6-3 loss to New Jersey on February 2, 2008. Dustin Brown was a minus-four for the third time in his career and first time since a 4-1 loss to Vancouver on November 26, 2009.
-Four or Ray Whitney’s nine goals this season have come against Los Angeles. All four of his goals were scored in the third period.
-Slava Voynov, Jarret Stoll, Alex Goligoski and Jamie Benn tied with a game-high five hits.

The Kings have scheduled a 12:00 pm skate/workout at TSC on Wednesday, April 10.

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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.