January 13 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, the Kings improved to 4-0-0 against the Canucks this season and 100-96-35 in the all-time series, which includes a home record of 62-38-18.

-Vancouver became the first team that the Kings notched 100 wins against. After Vancouver, L.A. has 86 all-time wins against Atlanta/Calgary and 83 wins against Minnesota/Dallas. This is the first time the Kings have won four games in one season against the Canucks since 1990-91, when they went 5-3-0.

-The Kings improved to 10-3-1 against the Pacific Division. They are 7-0-1 combined against Anaheim, San Jose and Vancouver (1-0-0 vs ANA, 2-0-1 vs SJ, 4-0-0 vs VAN).

-The Kings have eight shutouts this season (Scrivens 3, Jones 3, Quick 2). The club record is 11, set in 2011-12.

-Los Angeles’ penalty kill has killed off 16 consecutive power plays, facing a total of 26 shots over that 30:26 span. The last player to notch a power play goal against the Kings was Ryan Kesler, who opened the scoring in a 3-1 Kings win on January 4.

-With a 0-for-7 performance, the Kings are 0-for-16 on the power play against the Canucks this season.

-The teams combined for 109 penalty minutes (LA: 40; VAN: 69). That is the most in any Kings game this season, surpassing the previous high of 80, set on November 25 at Vancouver.

-Jonathan Quick earned his 27th career shutout and second career shutout against Vancouver. Quick ranks second all-time in Kings history in shutouts, five shutouts behind Rogie Vachon. Since returning from his groin injury, he is 3-1-1 with a 1.39 goals-against average and .942 save percentage.

-Since scoring in Los Angeles’ 3-2 overtime win at Vancouver on November 25, Mike Richards has gone 22 consecutive games without scoring a goal. He has two points (0-2=2) over the last 15 games.

-Tyler Toffoli has been held without a point for 11 consecutive games.

-Dustin Brown has three goals in his last five games.

-Jeff Carter has 17 points (9-8=17) in the last 16 games and 30 shots in the last five games.

-Drew Doughty logged a season-high 31:45 of ice time. It was his highest regular season total since recording 33:25 of ice time in a 2-1 overtime loss at Edmonton on January 24, 2013.

-Tyler Toffoli logged a regular season career low of 6:11.

-Alex Edler and Slava Voynov tied with a game-high six hits.

-Dan Hamhuis blocked a game-high five shots.

-The Kings won 15-of-41 faceoffs (37%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 3-of-6, Anze Kopitar won 3-of-8, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-6, Jarret Stoll won 4-of-12, and Jeff Carter won 4-of-9.

Tuesday, January 14 is a scheduled day off for the Kings. The team will return to the ice at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, January 15.

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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.