December 3 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-Los Angeles improved to 53-40-20 in the all-time series with Anaheim, including a record of 21-25-11 at Honda Center. The Kings are 6-1-1 in the teams’ last eight meetings.

-With his third period equalizer, Dustin Brown scored the 186th goal of his career, tying him with Jim Fox for the ninth most goals in club history. Mike Murphy ranks eighth in club history with 194 career goals. It was Brown’s first goal since November 19 (one goal in the last seven games) and second goal since November 2 (two goals in the last 14 games).

-Excluding shootout goals, the Kings have allowed two goals or less in 14 straight games, a club record. They have allowed 20 goals over the last 14 games.

-Los Angeles has recorded points in each of the last seven road games (5-0-2).

-The Kings’ penalty killing streak reached 12 consecutive kills before it ended with Corey Perry’s third period goal. They have killed off 49 of the last 53 power plays, dating back to November 7, and 42 of the last 45 power plays, dating back to November 15.

-Los Angeles is 0-for-25 on the power play over the last seven games.

-The Kings recorded 51 shots on goal, their highest regular season total since recording 55 in a 4-3 shootout loss to Edmonton on April 10, 2010.

-Los Angeles attempted 103 shots.

-Anaheim blocked 28 shots. Ben Lovejoy, Ryan Getzlaf and Mark Fistric tied with a game-high five blocked shots, while Bryan Allen blocked four shots.

-Jeff Carter recorded a game-high seven shots on goal and attempted 13 total shots. Jake Muzzin recorded six shots on goal and attempted 14 total shots. Dwight King recorded six shots on goal.

-Drew Doughty recorded a game-high 30:49 of ice time, his highest time on ice total since recording 33:25 in a 2-1 overtime loss in Edmonton on January 24, 2013.

-Jake Muzzin recorded a career-high 26:45 of ice time, breaking his previous career high of 25:06 by a minute and 39 seconds. His previous high was set in a 5-2 loss in Phoenix on March 12, 2013.

-The Kings won 35-of-69 faceoffs (51%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 9-of-15, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-17, Colin Fraser won 3-of-5, Jaret Stoll won 7-of-22 and Jeff Carter won 7-of-10.

The Kings have a scheduled day off on Wednesday, December 4. They will practice next at the Toyota Sports Center at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 5.

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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.