January 30 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, the Kings fell to 70-58-21 all-time against the Penguins, a record that includes a 45-18-10 mark in Los Angeles. The Kings lost to the Penguins in regulation for the first time in the history of Staples Center. The two teams will conclude their season series on March 27 at the CONSOL Energy Center.

-The Kings fell to 13-6-2 against the Eastern Conference and 5-3-1 against the Metropolitan Division.

-The Kings have held only one third period lead in the last seven games.

-In the last 303:10, the only King to score has been Anze Kopitar, who has scored three times. The last Los Angeles skater to score a goal other than Kopitar was Robyn Regehr during the third period of the 5-3 loss to Columbus on January 21.

-Kopitar tied Jim Fox for 13th overall on the team’s all-time list with his 578th game played as a King.

-Kopitar’s first period power play goal ended a 0-for-18 stretch on the man advantage following Jeff Carter’s third period goal in Boston on January 20.

-The Kings have scored either no goals or one goal for five consecutive games.

-Robyn Regehr played his 999th career game tonight.

-Jarret Stoll was not credited with a shot attempt in 16:03 of ice time.

-The Penguins out-hit the Kings 40-36. Robert Bortuzzo was credited with a game-high six hits.

-The Kings won 34-of-56 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 5-of-14, Anze Kopitar won 4-of-7, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-4, Colin Fraser won 2-of-2, Jarret Stoll won 9-of-13, and Jeff Carter won 12-of-15.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Friday.

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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.