October 13 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-The Kings improved to 13-9-3 (W-L-T) all-time against the Panthers, including a record of 4-5-3 in South Florida. Los Angeles has won eight of the last nine meetings. The teams will meet next at Staples Center on March 22.

-With his second period goal, Justin Williams recorded his 500th career NHL point (192-308=500).

-Ben Scrivens posted his third career shutout. In four career games (three starts) against Florida, he has a 3-0-0 record, two shutouts, a 1.19 goals against average and .962 save percentage.

-The Kings scored their fourth, fifth and sixth 5-on-5 goals of the season.

-Since being outshot in the season opener, the Kings have outshot five consecutive opponents.

-With a goal and an assist, Jordan Nolan recorded his first career multi-point game.

-With a goal and an assist, Daniel Carcillo recorded his first multi-point game since contributing two assists in Chicago’s 4-1 win over Calgary on November 11, 2011.

-Willie Mitchell led the Kings in ice time with 23:24.

-Justin Williams and Jeff Carter recorded a game-high six shots on goal. Kris Versteeg took four shots for Florida; no other player took more than three.

-Two nights after the Kings and Hurricanes took 70 faceoffs, only 45 faceoffs were taken on Sunday afternoon. The Kings won 26 of them for a success rate of 58%. Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 7-of-13, Anze Kopitar won 7-of-9, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-5, Jarret Stoll won 5-of-11 and Jeff Carter won 4-of-5.

-Including playoffs, the Kings are 20-6-1 in the last 27 games Alec Martinez has played.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 1:00 p.m. local time Monday at the Tampa Bay Times Forum.

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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.