March 13 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 61-58-22 all-time against Toronto, a record that includes a 35-24-10 mark at home. The Kings lost their third consecutive home game against the Maple Leafs, though they have won five of the last eight overall meetings, dating back to December 6, 2005.

-Los Angeles’ eight-game winning ended as the second longest winning streak in franchise history. The Kings also won eight straight in 1972-73 and 1991-92. The club record is nine games, set from January 21 – February 6, 2010.

-The last time the Kings led by two goals and lost was at Minnesota on March 30, 2013. They led 3-1 in the second period before losing 4-3 in a shootout.

-The Kings have allowed eight even strength goals, six power play goals and one shorthanded goal over the last nine games.

-Alec Martinez’s career-high five-game point streak (3-2=5) was snapped.

-Anze Kopitar has 13 points (5-8=13) in his last 10 games. His first period power play goal was the 63rd of his career, which moved him past Wayne Gretzky for eighth place on the club’s power play goal list.

-Marian Gaborik has 23 points (13-10=23) in 19 career games against Toronto.

-The Maple Leafs have allowed at least 30 shots in 57 of 68 games in 2013-14. They have allowed at least 40 shots in 20 games, including the last three.

– Other than two games in which he received a game misconduct, Dustin Brown’s ice time of 10:12 was his lowest total since April 18, 2006. He did not receive any special teams time on ice. He had one shot blocked and was credited with two hits.

-The Kings attempted 83 shots (41 on goal, 16 blocked, 26 missed). The Maple Leafs attempted 43 shots (29 on goal, 6 blocked, 8 missed). Marian Gaborik, Jeff Carter and James van Riemsdyk finished with a game-high six shots on goal.

-Tim Gleason was credited with a game-high seven hits. Slava Voynov led Los Angeles with six hits.

-Los Angeles won 36-of-68 faceoffs (53%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 6-of-11, Anze Kopitar won 19-of-29, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-4, Jarret Stoll won 5-of-14, and Jeff Carter won 4-of-9.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Friday, March 14.

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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


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