February 3 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 77-84-22 all-time against Chicago, a mark that includes a home record of 40-39-11. The Kings are 1-5-0 in the last six regular season meetings with the Blackhawks and including playoffs are 2-9-0 in the last 10 meetings overall.

-The Kings fell to 17-15-3 against the Western Conference and 6-9-2 against the Central Division.

-The Kings are 5-14-2 in their last 21 games. They have held only one third period lead in the last nine games.

-In the last seven games Anze Kopitar has scored on four of 24 shots. His three-point performance was his third three-point game and 10th multi-point game of the season.

-The Kings fell to 19-4-0 when scoring three or more goals in a game.

-In his last 26 games, Mike Richards has one goal, eight points and a minus-11 rating.

-In his last 11 games, Dustin Brown has no points and a minus-8 rating.

-In his last 13 games, Justin Williams has one assist and a minus-5 rating.

-Jeff Carter posted his second two-assist game and seventh multi-point game of the season.

-Chicago’s streak of 25 consecutive successful penalty kills was snapped by Drew Doughty’s first period power play goal.

-Patrick Kane scored his NHL-leading 18th and 19th road goals. He finished with a game-high six shots on goal and did not have any attempts blocked.

-With two assists, Patrick Sharp now has 34 points (19-15=34) in 29 career games against Los Angeles.

-The Kings won 41-of-63 faceoffs (65%). Amongst regular performers, Mike Richards won 9-of-12, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-14, Trevor Lewis won 6-of-6, Colin Fraser won 1-of-3, Jarret Stoll won 10-of-17 and Jeff Carter won 6-of-9.

Tuesday, February 4 is a scheduled recovery day for the Kings. The team’s next practice will be at Toyota Sports Center at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 5.

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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.