March 1 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 33-26-10 all-time against the Carolina franchise, which includes a record of 20-11-3 at home. The Kings have won five of the last six meetings overall.

-The Kings now have three winning streaks of at least four games this season.

-Los Angeles improved to 15-7-3 against the Eastern Conference and 7-4-1 against the Metropolitan Division.

-The Kings are 30-4-6 when allowing two or fewer goals.

-Los Angeles has killed seven consecutive power plays following a stretch in which they allowed a power play goal for seven straight games.

-Alec Martinez’s power play goal ended a 2-for-23 stretch with the man advantage. Each of L.A.’s last two power play goals has stood up as a third period game-winner.

-Anze Kopitar has eight points (3-5=8) in the last five games.

-Jonathan Quick has stopped 73 of the last 75 shots he has faced. He has a 1.84 goals-against average, .925 save percentage and three shutouts in his last 18 games.

-With 167 career wins, Jonathan Quick is four wins behind Rogie Vachon on the franchise’s all-time list.

-Dustin Brown recorded his first power play point since October 24.

-Robyn Regehr has three points (2-1=3) and is a plus-7 in the last four games.

-Dustin Brown has four points (1-3=4) in the last three games.

-Justin Williams has four (2-2=4) points in the last three games.

-All Los Angeles skaters except Linden Vey registered at least one shot on goal.

-The Kings blocked three shots, all of which were recorded by Jake Muzzin.

-Los Angeles won 28-of 59 faceoffs (47%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 6-of-11, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-20, Jarret Stoll won 7-of-10, Linden Vey won 1-of-4, and Jeff Carter won 5-of-12. On October 11 at Carolina, the Kings won a season-best 68.6% of faceoffs.

The Kings are scheduled to report to Toyota Sports Center at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, March 2. The day’s schedule will be determined on-site.

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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.