January 20 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 39-80-14 all-time against Boston, a record that includes a 15-46-6 mark on the road. The Kings lost for only the third time in their last nine overall games against the Bruins.

-Los Angeles fell to 13-4-3 against the Eastern Conference and 8-3-2 against the Atlantic Division.

-Jeff Carter has 20 points (12-8=20) in the last 19 games and 38 shots on goal in the last seven games. With 48 goals since the start of the 2012-13 season, he ranks third on that list behind Alex Ovechkin (66) and John Tavares (50). Carter missed 10 games due to injury this season. He has goals in three straight games and points in four straight and six of seven.

-Since returning from injured reserve, Jonathan Quick is 4-2-2 with a 1.60 GAA, .938 Sv% and a shutout, having stopped 195 of 208 shots.

-Jarret Stoll won 31-of-42 faceoffs in the two-game season series.

-Though the teams tied with 23 shots apiece on Monday, Los Angeles has outshot opponnents 275-208 over the last eight games for a shot advantage of 34-26 per game.

-Drew Doughty tied Bob Murdoch for 10th place on the club’s list of games played by a defenseman with 414 GP and tied Larry Murphy for sixth place on the club’s list of assists by defensemen with 155 assists.

-Other than two games in which he received a game misconduct, Dustin Brown’s ice time of 11:38 was his lowest total since April 15, 2006. He received 51 seconds of power play time and was not credited with any shorthanded time on ice.

-Colin Fraser led the Kings with four blocked shots. Matt Bartkowski blocked a game-high five shots for the Bruins.

-Slava Voynov attempted four shots, all of which were blocked.

-Los Angeles won 36-of-57 faceoffs (63%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 10-of-15, Anze Kopitar won 4-of-8, Colin Fraser won 3-of-7, Jarret Stoll won 13-of-19, and Jeff Carter won 6-of-8.

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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.