May 26 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-The Kings fell to 13-7 all-time in Game 6s. They have never won a series in which they lost Game 6.
-The Kings are 3-4 all-time in Game 7s.
-Including postseason games in 2011 and 2013, the Kings have won 10 of their last 37 games at HP Pavilion. They have not won in San Jose since Game 5 of the 2011 Western Conference Quarterfinals.
-The Kings have one win in their last 11 road games.
-Including regular season games, the home team has won all 10 games in the Los Angeles-San Jose rivalry this season.
-The Kings have scored one goal in six of 12 playoff games. All five postseason losses have been by 2-1 scores.
-Jonathan Quick has stopped 337 of 356 shots in the playoffs for a .947 Sv%.
-The Kings out-hit the Sharks 41-22. Dwight King finished with a game-high six hits.
-Dan Boyle had a game-high six blocked shots. Nobody else on either team finished with more than two.
-Trevor Lewis set a career high with 20:17 time on ice. It was only the second time in his NHL career that he finished with more than 20 minutes of playing time. He finished with 20:15 in a 3-2 overtime win at Detroit on December 4, 2010.
-Matt Greene logged only 8:30 of even strength time on ice. No other defenseman played less than 12:24 while at even strength.
-After averaging 30 seconds per shift in Game 5, Greene averaged 40 seconds per shift in Game 6.
-The Kings won 22-of-54 faceoffs (42%). Anze Kopitar (10-of-21) and Trevor Lewis (3-of-14) represented Los Angeles’ most active faceoff participants. Adam Burish (4-for-4) did not lose a faceoff in his first game of the series.

An optional skate is scheduled for 11:00 am at Toyota Sports Center on Monday, May 27.

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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.