May 16 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-The Kings have won six straight playoff games. The club record is eight, set between Game 5 of the Vancouver series and Game 3 of the Phoenix series last season.
-The Kings have won a club record five straight playoff games at home. If last season’s home playoff record is considered, they have won six straight playoff games at home.
-Including the regular season, the Kings have won 12 straight at home. They are 24-4-1 overall at home this season. The only other time the Kings won 12 straight at home was between October 10 and December 5, 1992.
-The Kings are 18-24 all-time in Game 2s. When winning Game 2, the Kings have 11-of-17 playoff series.
-The Kings have led a best-of-seven series 2-0 five other times and were 4-1 in those series.
-The Kings have killed 22-of-24 penalties in the playoffs, a 91.7% success rate.
-Jonathan Quick won his 26th career playoff game to tie Kelly Hrudey for the club record.
-Jeff Carter has six points in the last five games (4-2=6).
-Mike Richards has seven points in the last five games (1-6=7).
-Tyler Toffoli earned his first career playoff point and took five shots in the win. He recorded 2:28 of power play ice time.
-Justin Williams’ last shift came with over six minutes remaining in the third period.
-Alec Martinez was a minus-3 in the win, though the Kings are 6-0 since he rejoined the lineup.
-The Kings won 21-of-65 faceoffs (32%). The best regular performers were Colin Fraser (3-of-5) and Anze Kopitar (8-of-17). Mike Richards won 6-of-19 faceoffs.
-Drew Doughty led all skaters with 28:28 TOI.
-Joe Pavelski led San Jose in ice time with 23:42.
-In moving up to a third line role, Scott Gomez logged 16:01 of ice time, recorded two assists, won six-of-eight faceoffs and finished a plus-2.

The Kings are scheduled to report to the Toyota Sports Center at 11:30 am. The exact schedule and participation on ice (if any) will be determined after that.

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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.