January 28 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 79-95-32 all-time against the Phoenix franchise, a record that includes an away mark of 35-54-16. The Kings are 1-4-2 in the last regular season meetings at Jobing.com Arena.

-The Kings fell to 4-5-0 on the second night of back-to-back sets, having lost four straight.

-Los Angeles fell to 11-6-1 against the Pacific Division.

-The Kings have scored one goal in the last 236:47. They have scored more than two goals four times in the last 19 games. In the last 10 games, they have scored 15 goals.

-The Kings are in a 3-for-38 stretch on the power play and a 39-for-44 stretch on the penalty kill. Los Angeles has been unable to score a goal in 18 consecutive power plays since Jeff Carter’s third period goal in Boston on January 20.

-Shane Doan recorded his 500th career assist on Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s second period goal.

-Jordan Nolan finished tied with a game-high four shots on goal. He was one of five Kings who recorded a shot to not have a shot blocked or miss the net (Muzzin – 3 shots on goal, Williams – 1, Voynov – 2, Mitchell – 1).

-The Kings blocked 16 shots. Drew Doughty and Matt Greene blocked a team-high three shots, while Zbynek Michalek blocked a game-high four shots for the Coyotes.

-The Kings won 25-of-46 faceoffs (54%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 9-of-13, Anze Kopitar won 5-of-9, Colin Fraser won 1-of-5, Jarret Stoll won 6-of-11, and Jeff Carter won 4-of-7.

Instead of practicing, the Kings are scheduled to report to Toyota Sports Center for off-ice workouts at 10:30 am.

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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.