January 25 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, the Kings fell to 53-42-20 all-time against the Ducks, a record that includes a 32-16-9 record at home.

-The Kings fell to 10-5-1 against the Pacific Division (1-2-0 vs ANA, 2-0-1 vs SJ, 4-0-0 vs VAN, 1-1-0 vs PHX, 2-0-0 vs EDM, 0-2-0 vs CGY).

-Anaheim’s victory improved the record of visiting clubs in regular-season outdoor NHL games to 7-1-1. The only winning home club is the Boston Bruins, who defeated Philadelphia 2-1 in overtime in the 2010 Winter Classic at Fenway Park in Boston.

-Anze Kopitar’s penalty shot was the second in an outdoor NHL regular-season game. New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist made a save on Philadelphia Flyers forward Daniel Briere in the third period of the 2012 Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park.

-Jonas Hiller’s shutout was the second in an NHL outdoor game. Calgary’s Miikka Kiprusoff turned aside all 39 Montreal shots in a 4-0 win in the 2011 Heritage Classic at McMahon Stadium in Calgary.

-The Kings were shut out for the fourth time this season. They have scored more than two goals four times in the last 17 games.

-In the last 14 games, the Kings have scored eight goals.

-Mike Richards played his 150th consecutive game.

-Though the Kings have limited their opponents to only 29 first period goals this season, they have allowed two first period goals in three of the last four games.

-The Kings are in a 3-for-31 stretch on the power play and a 31-for-35 stretch on the penalty kill.

-The Ducks were credited with 17 blocked shots, with Matt Beleskey and Bryan Allen each finishing with a game-high four. The Kings were credited with two blocked shots, one by Alec Martinez and one by Willie Mitchell.

-Kyle Clifford, who logged 8:07 of ice time, was credited with a game-high six hits. Los Angeles was awarded 38 hits, Anaheim 33.

-The Kings won 37-of-68 faceoffs (54%). Amongst regular performers, Mike Richards won 8-of-12, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-19, Colin Fraser won 1-of-3, Jarret Stoll won 14-of-25 and Jeff Carter won 5-of-9.

UPDATE: The Kings’ practice at TSC has been pushed back to 1:00 p.m.

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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.