November 19 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-The Kings improved to 10-16-3 all-time against the Lightning, including a record of 3-10-2 at home. Los Angeles has won two consecutive home games against Tampa Bay and has won four of the last five overall meetings, daing back to November 14, 2009.

-The Kings’ 15-6-1 (31 points) record after 22 games is tied for the second-best record in club history. The 1990-91 and 2005-06 Kings were 16-5-1 (33 points) after 22 games.

-The Kings have won four straight games and have points in seven straight (6-0-1). Excluding the shootout goal in Buffalo, Los Angeles has allowed seven goals over the last seven games.

-The Kings have killed off 21 of the last 23 power plays, dating back to November 7.

-Ben Scrivens’ scoreless streak ended at 191:19. The team’s all-time scoreless record of 202:11 was set by Jonathan Quick in 2011-12. Scrivens is 4-0-0 in his last four starts with a 1.00 GAA, .963 Sv% and two shutouts.

-Including playoffs, Los Angeles is 27-7-2 in the last 36 games Alec Martinez has played.

-Anze Kopitar has 10 points in the last nine games (5-5=10).

-Drew Doughty has 11 points in the last 14 games (3-8=11).

-Justin Williams has six points in the last six games (3-3=6).

-Dwight King scored his second SHG of the season. He has five points in the last six games (3-2=5).

-Dustin Brown’s goal was his second goal in the last 18 games. He finished with a game-high seven hits.

-Including blocked attempts and missed shots, the Kings attempted 57 shots, while the Lightning attempted 36. Jake Muzzin recorded a game-high four shots on goal.

-Tyler Toffoli logged a team-low 11:29 of ice time.

-Los Angeles won 40-of-64 faceoffs (63%). Amongst regular performers, Mike Richards won 8-of-12, Anze Kopitar won 14-of-24, Jarret Stoll won 12-of-18 and Linden Vey won 5-of-9.

The Kings are not practicing on Wednesday, November 20. Their next on-ice session will be the 10:00 a.m. morning skate on Thursday, November 21, in advance of the game against the New Jersey Devils.

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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.