December 14 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-The Kings improved to 18-7-2 all-time against the Senators and 6-6-1 on the road in the series. Los Angeles has won five of the last seven meetings at Canadian Tire Centre.

-The Kings have won six games in a row. The club record for consecutive wins is nine, set from January 21 to February 6, 2010.

-The Kings’ 48 points (22-7-4) after 33 games is the most in club history. Their 26 points (12-3-2) after 17 road games is the most in club history.

-The Kings are 8-0-2 in the last 10 road games, marking the second longest road point streak in club history. The 1974-75 club recorded points in 11 straight games, going 6-0-5.

-The Kings have not allowed a first period goal in 18 consecutive games, the longest streak in the NHL since at least 1989-90, when the statistic started being kept. The last player to score a first period goal on Los Angeles was Shea Weber, who scored one of two first period Nashville goals in a 4-3 Predators win at STAPLES Center on November 2. The Kings have allowed 12 total first period goals through 33 games.

-The Kings have points in 17 of their last 18 games, going 13-1-4.

-Excluding shootout goals, the Kings have allowed two goals or less in 18 straight games, a club record.

-Excluding the shootout goal in their win over Anaheim on December 3, the Kings have outscored opponents 22-7 in their six-game winning streak.

-The Kings have been outshot in three consecutive games for the second time this season. The Kings were also outshot in consecutive wins at the New York Islanders (24-25), New Jersey Devils (21-26) and New York Rangers (30-37) from November 14-17.

-The Kings have power play goals in three straight games and are 3-for-7 with the man advantage on this road trip. They have scored three power play goals in their last 40 opportunities.

-The Kings have killed off 63 of the last 68 penalties, dating back to November 7, and 56 of the last 60 penalties, dating back to November 14.

-Martin Jones has allowed three goals in the last 262:43, having stopped 120-of-123 shots.

-Jarret Stoll has six points (2-4=6) in the last six games.

-Slava Voynov has assists in three straight games (0-3=3).

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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.