November 30 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-Los Angeles fell to 86-107-25 all-time against the Calgary franchise, which includes a home record of 54-45-10. The Flames have won four of their last six trips to STAPLES Center.

-The Kings’ franchise-tying 11-game point streak (7-0-4) was snapped.

-Between Justin Williams’ goal with 13:03 to play in a 2-1 overtime loss to New Jersey on November 21 and his goal with 4:33 to play in tonight’s 2-1 loss, the Kings went 138:30 without scoring a goal on home ice.

-Excluding shootout goals, Los Angeles has allowed two goals or less in 12 straight games, a club record. They have allowed 16 goals over the last 12 games.

-The Kings have killed off 41 of the last 44 power plays dating back to November 7, and 34 of the last 36 power plays, dating back to November 14.

-The Kings are 0-for-18 on the power play over the last five games.

-With his assist on Justin Williams’ third period goal, Anze Kopitar recorded the 500th point of his career. He has 180 goals and 320 assists.

-With his third period goal, Justin Williams recorded the 200th goal of his career. Earlier this season, he recorded his 500th point in a 3-0 win at Florida on October 13.

-Dustin Brown has two goals in his last 23 games.

-No King took more than three shots on goal.

-Anze Kopitar logged 24:43 of ice time, his regular season high since logging 26:20 in a 3-2 shootout win at Toronto on 12/19/11.

-The Kings won 25-of-57 faceoffs (44%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 1-of-6, Anze Kopitar won 8-of-19, Jarret Stoll won 4-of-13, Linden Vey won 3-of-6, and Jeff Carter won 7-of-10. Joe Colborne (11-of-14) was Calgary’s best performer.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at Toyota Sports Center at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, December 1.

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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.