February 27 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 87-107-25 all-time against the Calgary franchise, which includes a road record of 33-62-15. The Kings have won the last five games at the Scotiabank Saddledome, dating back to February 5, 2011. Los Angeles snapped Calgary’s five-game home winning streak.

-With the win, the Kings improved to 12-6-1 against the Pacific Division.

-The shutout was the team’s 10th of the season (Quick – 4, Jones – 3, Scrivens – 3). The franchise record for shutouts in a season is 11, set in 2011-12.

-Jonathan Quick posted his 29th career shutout. The franchise record for most shutouts as a King is 32, held by Rogie Vachon.

-Los Angeles has won three consecutive games for the first time since defeating Edmonton, San Jose and Colorado between December 17-21.

-With a 4-4 penalty killing performance, the Kings ended a six-game streak in which they allowed at least one power play goal.

-After being held scoreless in the 12 consecutive games before the Olympic break, Dustin Brown recorded one goal and two assists in the two-game Colorado-Calgary road trip.

-Jordan Nolan, who took a game-high three minor penalties, set a regular season career high in ice time with 15:39.

-Robyn Regehr finished with a team-high 24:11 of ice time.

-Mark Giordano finished with a game-high six shots on goal. Dwight King led Los Angeles with five shots.

-The Kings won 37-of-59 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 4-of-8, Anze Kopitar won 7-of-13, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-4, Jarret Stoll won 13-of-17, Linden Vey won 2-of-4, and Jeff Carter won 7-of-10.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:30 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Friday, February 28.

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Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left


Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.

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.

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.