Development camp scrimmage results - LA Kings Insider

Below is the scoring account from this morning’s scrimmage at Toyota Sports Center. Keep in mind that much of the entirety of the first half of the scrimmage was played at either five-on-three or four-on-three, while the second half was played primarily four-on-four.


BLACK, 1-0
MICHAEL MERSCH on a quick wraparound.

BLACK, 2-0
VALENTIN ZYKOV chipped in loose rebound from close range.

WHITE, 1-2
TANNER PEARSON, stationary, ripped a quick wristshot that beat the goaltender up high, glove side.

WHITE, 2-2
JORDAN WEAL, finishing off a nice feed from Tomas Hyka with a one-timer. Kurtis MacDermid set up the play with a crisp two-zone outlet pass.

BLACK, 3-2
TYLER TOFFOLI, scored during three-on-five situation. Up high, short side.

BLACK, 4-2
TYLER TOFFOLI, scored again during a three-on-five situation, quick release, up high, glove side.

BLACK, 5-2
MAXIM KITSYN, deflection up high off a hard, low Colin Miller point shot.

WHITE, 3-5
TANNER PEARSON, snapping in a Nick Ebert feed after Ebert had spun and fed Pearson with a backhand.


BLACK, 6-3
MICHAEL MERSCH snapped in a cross-crease feed from point blank range.

WHITE, 4-6
NICK SHORE on a contested breakaway.

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WHITE, 5-6
ANDY ANDREOFF scored on a short-side, top shelf snipe.

WHITE, 6-6
JORDAN WEAL on a breakaway snapped a low shot that beat the goalie, five-hole.

WHITE, 7-6
JORDAN WEAL tapped in a loose puck behind the goalie.


BLACK: GOAL, Valentin Zykov
-backhand, five hole

WHITE: NO GOAL, Zachary Leslie

BLACK: NO GOAL, Justin Auger

WHITE: GOAL, Nick Ebert
-backhand, top shelf

BLACK: NO GOAL, Jonny Brodzinski

WHITE: NO GOAL, Kurtis MacDermid

BLACK: GOAL, Michael Mersch
-forehand through the five hole after stickhandling

WHITE: GOAL, Tomas Hyka
-forehand through the five hole after stickhandling

BLACK: GOAL, Tyler Toffoli
-wound up for a slapshot, held the puck, finally unleashed the slapshot and scored stick-side

WHITE: GOAL, Scott Sabourin
-backhander, top shelf

Prettiest goals:
1) Tanner Pearson, following Nick Ebert’s spin and backhanded pass
2) Jordan Weal, one-timing Tomas Hyka’s feed after a Kurtis MacDermid outlet pass
3) Maxim Kitsyn’s deflection of Colin Miller’s point shot

Honorable mention: Tyler Toffoli’s breakaway goal. It was like he held back the joystick on NHL 12/13/14/etc, counted to three, and then finally flicked his thumb forward with force.

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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.