June 1 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-The Kings have an all-time record of 17-26 in Game 1s. When they lose Game 1, they have won 6-of-25 playoff series.
-The Kings have one win in their last 13 road games.
-All six of the Kings’ postseason losses have been by 2-1 scores. Dating back to the regular season, the Kings have scored one goal in each of their last eight losses.
-The Kings have played 34 playoff games since last year, the most in the NHL. They are 24-10 in those games.
-Jonathan Quick has stopped 396 of 418 shots in the playoffs, good for a .947 Sv%. He had a .946 Sv% during last year’s playoff run. He is 28-18 lifetime in the postseason.
-Since Anze Kopitar scored in the second period of a 5-4 win at Chicago on March 25, he has scored two goals in the 30 games that have followed.
-Justin Williams has goals in two straight games and four points (3-1=4) in the last four games.
-Jeff Carter, who led the NHL with eight game-winning goals in the regular season, does not have one in the playoffs.
-The Kings won 33-of-64 faceoffs. Mike Richards (11-of-19), Jarret Stoll (10-of-19) and Anze Kopitar (8-of-15) were the Kings’ top performers, while Colin Fraser (2-of-7) was the only regular under 50%. Jeff Carter did not take a faceoff. For Chicago, Jonathan Toews (12-of-22) and Michal Handzus (8-of-14) were the regulars above 50%.
-The Kings were credited with 44 hits, while the Blackhawks were credited with 38. Dustin Brown finished with a game-high eight hits.

The Kings have an optional morning skate followed by media availability at 11:30 am on Sunday.

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Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left


Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.

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.

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.