March 9 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 71-79-38 all-time against Edmonton, a record that includes a road mark of 34-43-17. The Kings are 14-1-4 in the last 19 games against the Oilers and 9-0-2 in their last 11 games at Rexall place. The teams will conclude the season series on April 10, 2014 in Edmonton, the 81st game of the season for both teams.

-The Kings have won seven games in a row, the longest winning streak since a franchise record nine-game winning streak between January 21 and February 6, 2010 and the fourth-longest streak in club history. Los Angeles has outscored its opponents 22-10 during the streak.

-The Kings have out-shot the Oilers 138-69 in three games this season.

-Darryl Sutter won his 498th career game, passing Glen Sather for 19th place on the NHL’s all-time wins list. He trails Terry Murray (499) by one win, Toe Blake (500) by two wins, and Pat Burns (501) by three wins. With 1,022 games coached, he trails his brother Brian Sutter (1,028) by six games for 17th place on the NHL’s all-time regular season games coached list.

In his 21 games since returning from injury, Jonathan Quick is 11-8-2 with a 1.76 goals-against average, .926 save percentage and three shutouts (1224:13 minutes, 36 goals against, 451-487 shots). With 170 career wins, he is one win behind Rogie Vachon’s club record 171 wins in a Kings uniform.

-The Kings’ power play has goals in four consecutive games for the first time since October 19 through December 7. Los Angeles’ power play is 5-for-19 over the last six games.

-The Kings have killed off 15 consecutive penalties. The last opponent to score a power play goal against the Kings was Colorado’s Andre Benoit, who scored during the second period of L.A.’s 6-4 win at the Pepsi Center on February 26.

-Los Angeles is 20-0-0 when leading after two periods and 125-1-11 when leading after two periods, dating back to April 4, 2009.

-Alec Martinez has a four game point streak (3-1=4), goals in three out of four games, and set a career high with his seventh goal of the season. He finished with a game-high four blocked shots.

-Dustin Brown has six points in the last six games (2-4=6).

-Jeff Carter has 13 points (9-4=13) and a plus-7 rating in 11 career games against Edmonton.

-Los Angeles registered 78 attempted shots, 50 of which found the net. Edmonton registered 56 attempted shots, 27 of which found the net.

-Jake Muzzin finished with a game-high seven shots on goal. He did not have a shot blocked and missed the net once.

-Drew Doughty, Mike Richards and Jeff Carter all finished with five shots on goal.

-In the last seven games, Robyn Regehr has two goals, four points, and a plus-nine rating.

-The Kings blocked 17 shots; the Oilers blocked 14 shots.

-Los Angeles won 30-of-58 faceoffs (52%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 5-of-12, Anze Kopitar won 7-of-14, Trevor Lewis won 4-of-7, Jarret Stoll won 8-of-13, and Jeff Carter won 6-of-12.

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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.