May 23 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-Including regular season games, the home team has won all nine games in the Los Angeles-San Jose rivalry this season.
-The Kings have led a best-of-seven series 3-2 eight previous times and are 7-1 in those series.
-The Kings improved to 16-12 all-time in Game 5s. When winning a Game 5, they have won nine of 15 playoff series.
-Including the regular season, the Kings have won 13 consecutive games at home and are 25-4-1 overall at Staples Center this season.
-Dating back to last season, the Kings have won seven consecutive playoff games at home.
-Jonathan Quick earned his 27th career playoff win, surpassing Kelly Hrudey for the Kings’ all-time record.
-Quick has stopped 313 of 330 shots in the playoffs for a .948 Sv%.
-Quick has seven career playoff shutouts, a Kings record. He has three shutouts in this year’s playoffs to tie the mark he set last year. The only other goaltender in franchise history with more than one playoff shutout is Felix Potvin, who had three.
-The Kings have killed 16-of-17 penalties at home in the playoffs for a 94.1 home PK%.
-The Kings out-hit San Jose 51-24. Dustin Brown finished with a game-high seven hits, while Dustin Penner and Robyn Regehr finished with six each.
-The Kings won 37-of-72 faceoffs and finished better than 50 percent for the first time in the series. Anze Kopitar took the most faceoffs and finished 14-of-24. Joe Thornton finished 20-of-29 on faceoffs for San Jose.
-Kopitar’s goal was his second goal in the last 27 games.
-Mike Richards has points in four of five games this series (2-3=5).

The Kings are scheduled to report to Toyota Sports Center at 12:00 pm on Friday, May 24.

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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.