October 27 postgame notes, videos - LA Kings Insider

-Los Angeles improved to 69-79-38 all-time against Edmonton, which includes a record of 36-36-21 in at home. The Kings are now 12-1-4 in their last 17 games against the Oilers.

-The Kings are now 5-0 in games going to overtime this season and 4-0 in shootouts. Only Tampa Bay (two), Washington (two), Chicago (two) and Winnipeg (two) have multiple shootout wins as well.

-Jonathan Quick has stopped 10 of 11 shootout attempts this season.

-The Kings took 48 shots. The last time they recorded as many was on April 10, 2010 when they took 55 shots in a 4-3 shootout loss to Edmonton.

-The Kings outshot their opponent for the fourth consecutive game and for the 10th time in 12 games.

-Quick is now 34-18 lifetime in shootouts. His 34 wins places him fifth among active NHL goaltenders.

-Anze Kopitar is 3-for-4 in shootouts this season with three game-deciding goals.

-Kopitar now has 12 career game-deciding goals in shootouts, which is tied for fourth among active NHL skaters.

-The Kings penalty kill allowed a goal for the third consecutive game and is 9-for-14 over that span.

-Jeff Carter has points in three straight games (1-2=3).

-The Kings won 38-of-72 faceoffs (53%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards was 5-of-9, Anze Kopitar was 20-of-33, Trevor Lewis was 1-of-2, Colin Fraser was 0-of-2, Jarret Stoll was 4-of-13, and Jeff Carter was 8-of-12. Boyd Gordon won 21-of-31 faceoffs for Edmonton.

The Kings will practice at Toyota Sports Center at 11:00 a.m. on Monday before flying to Phoenix.

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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.