April 24 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-Los Angeles finished with a 1-2-0 record against Detroit (1-0-0 home, 0-2-0 away). Since 1997-98 (2-1-1 / W-L-T), the Kings have won the season series against the Red Wings once: 2010-11 (3-1-0).
-The Kings are 4-15-3 with one tie in regular season play at Joe Louis Arena since 2000-01.
-Dustin Brown’s consecutive games played streak ended at 314. Rob Scuderi is the team’s current leader in consecutive games played with 263, dating back to 12/7/09. The team record is 330, set by Anze Kopitar from 3/21/07 to 3/26/11.
-The Kings’ penalty killing streak reached 20 consecutive successful kills before Johan Franzen’s power play goal at 13:34 of the third period. Los Angeles is 52-for-58 on the penalty kill the last 20 games (89.7%)
-The Kings are 20-3-2 when scoring first.
-Anze Kopitar’s goal drought reached 15 games. He has 11 assists over that span. His last goal was a second period goal on Corey Crawford in a 5-4 win at Chicago on March 25.
-Jonathan Quick lost in regulation for the first time in six starts. With a 33-for-36 performance, he has stopped 155 of the last 167 shots faced (.928 Sv%).
-The Kings won 21 of 54 faceoffs (39%).
-Robyn Regehr blocked six shots. No other player on either team blocked more than two.
-Kyle Clifford finished with a game-high five hits in 14:11 of ice time.
-Pavel Datsyuk recorded a game-high seven shots. Only Gustav Nyquist finished with as many as five shots.
-With a plus-one performance, Jake Muzzin has retaken the lead in +/- with a plus-15 rating.

Thursday, April 25 is a scheduled off-day for the team. The Kings will return to Toyota Sports Center at 10:00 am on Friday, April 26 for practice.

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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.