The Los Angeles Kings have been outscored 22-16 at even strength this month, which does not include Drew Doughty’s empty net goal against Edmonton on April 6. Only six Kings have scored an even strength goal in April. In a game-by-game breakdown, opposing goaltenders’ performances have for the most part been very good over the past month.

The results:

April 2
Result: Phoenix 3, Los Angeles 1
Even Strength Scoring: Phoenix 3, Los Angeles 1
Even Strength Goal: Justin Williams
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Jason LaBarbera 34/35

April 4
Result: Los Angeles 3, Minnesota 0
Even Strength Scoring: Los Angeles 3, Minnesota 0
Even Strength Goals: Justin Williams (2), Jeff Carter
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Niklas Backstrom, Darcy Kuemper 9/12

April 6
Result: Los Angeles 4, Edmonton 1
Even Strength Scoring: Los Angeles 1, Edmonton 0*
Even Strength Goal: Mike Richards
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Devan Dubnyk 30/31*
*Drew Doughty scored an empty-net goal for Los Angeles that isn’t included in this table.

April 7
Result: Anaheim 4, Los Angeles 3 (SO)
Even Strength Scoring: Los Angeles 2, Anaheim 2
Even Strength Goals: Jeff Carter, Dustin Brown
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Viktor Fasth 32/34

April 9
Result: Dallas 5, Los Angeles 1
Even Strength Scoring: Dallas 5, Los Angeles 0
Even Strength Goals: None
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Kari Lehtonen, Richard Bachman 20/20

April 11
Result: Los Angeles 3, Colorado 2 (SO)
Even Strength Scoring: Colorado 2, Los Angeles 1
Even Strength Goal: Mike Richards
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Sami Aittokallio, Jean-Sebastien Giguere 27/28

April 13
Result: Los Angeles 2, Anaheim 1
Even Strength Scoring: Los Angeles 1, Anaheim 0*
Even Strength Goal: Drew Doughty
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Viktor Fasth, 16/17
*Ryan Getzlaf scored shorthanded for Anaheim.

April 16
Result: San Jose 3, Los Angeles 2 (SO)
Even Strength Scoring: San Jose 2, Los Angeles 1
Even Strength Goal: Dustin Brown
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Antti Niemi 35/36

April 18
Result: Los Angeles 2, Columbus 1
Even Strength Scoring: Los Angeles 1, Columbus 1
Even Strength Goal: Kyle Clifford
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Sergei Bobrovsky 18/19

April 21
Result: Los Angeles 4, Dallas 3 (OT)
Even Strength Scoring: Los Angeles 3, Dallas 3
Even Strength Goals: Mike Richards, Dustin Brown, Jeff Carter
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Kari Lehtonen 20/23

April 23
Result: Minnesota 2, Los Angeles 1
Even Strength Scoring: Minnesota 2, Los Angeles 1
Even Strength Goal: Jeff Carter
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Niklas Backstrom 22/23

April 24
Result: Detroit 3, Los Angeles 1
Even Strength Scoring: Detroit 2, Los Angeles 1
Even Strength Goal: Kyle Clifford
Opposing Goaltending, Even Strength: Jimmy Howard, 22/23

Notes:
-Opposing goaltenders have combined for 285 saves on 301 shots at even strength this month, which calculates to a .947 save percentage.
-The Kings are 9-for-42 on the power play (21.4%) in April and had an eight-game power play goal streak from April 6-21.
-Only six Kings have scored an even-strength goal in April: Jeff Carter (4), Justin Williams (3), Mike Richards (3), Dustin Brown (3), Kyle Clifford (2) and Drew Doughty (1).
-Anze Kopitar, the team’s leading scorer, hasn’t scored a goal in any situation since the 5-4 win at Chicago on March 25.

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Alec martinez

#27 | 6′ 1″ | 210 lb | Age: 29

Born: July 26, 1987
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, MI, USA
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

Bio: Martinez was drafted by the LA Kings in the 2007 Draft, while playing for Miami University. He has since become a two-time Stanley Cup champion and the 17th man in Stanley Cup playoff history to score the Cup-winning goal in overtime.

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Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

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.

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Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right

Bio

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.

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Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

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.
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Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

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.

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Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left

Bio

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.

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