November 30 postgame quotes: Calgary - LA Kings Insider

Mike Cammalleri on the game-winning goal:
If we can gain possession and make things hard on the other team we will do so, trying to have them make quick decisions. Good play, Stempy comes in, helps me out, and gets it to Backs in the soft spot. He’s in a dangerous spot and a heck of a presence to make that play by Backs. It was a really good pass.

On earning a win over the Kings:
It’s nice. Wins haven’t been as frequent as we’d like. For us, it’s nice to get the win and then it adds to it when you have the respect you do for the opponent and you understand that those are the types of games that they’re comfortable playing in. We’re a young team whose learning how to win in those types of games.

Paul Byron on playing on the penalty kill:
They talked to us in the morning and they let me know I might be out there. So I was ready for that. I spent a lot of time playing the penalty kill down in Abbotsford and it’s one of my strengths. Once I got on the ice I had to seize the opportunity and that kill was huge for this team. I thought we responded really well for five minutes.

Bob Hartley on Karri Ramo being injured by a puck in warm ups:
Maybe that’s a new strategy that we’re going to start before every game. But one thing is, he played an outstanding game for us and part of the reasons why he played so well is the way that he works every day. Because he didn’t play for quite a while and watching him in practice and watching him in the gym, I knew that he’d be ready. And he deserves big credit because that was not easy and it’s not an easy place to play and he gave us a big win.

On the energy Paul Byron brought to the team:
That goal, it was all about energy. He did a great job on the penalty killing. You can’t kill off a five minute major with just two pairs of forwards. We want to pressure, we want to really skate around their power play guys. We know that they’re very skilled. So I thought that by adding Paul and Blair Jones together like that would give us speed, it would give us energy and it gave us our first goal. So that’s a bonus.

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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.