March 25 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 55-32-15 all-time against Washington, a record that includes a road mark of 24-18-8. The Kings have won seven straight games against the Capitals dating back to November 20, 2008. Los Angeles is 8-1-2 in the last 11 road games in the series.

-The Kings have won seven consecutive road games since a 3-0 setback at Phoenix on January 28. The franchise record for consecutive road wins is eight, set between December 18, 1974 and January 16, 1975. The franchise record for the longest consecutive point streak is 11, set between October 10, 1974 and December 11, 1974.

-Los Angeles improved to 8-4 in shootouts this season and 56-45 all-time in shootouts. Anze Kopitar improved to 6-of-11 and Jeff Carter improved to 4-of-11 in shootouts this season. Jonathan Quick has stopped 19-of-23 shootout shots.

-The Kings trailed by two goals and won a game for the first time since February 26, 2014. Los Angeles trailed 4-2 in the second period at Colorado before rallying for a 6-4 win.

-Los Angeles improved to 7-5-0 in the second game of back-to-back sets.

-Tuesday’s game was the 25th time in 73 games that the Kings allowed more than two goals. They are 5-20-0 in those games.

-Jonathan Quick won both games of a back-to-back set for the first time since November 16 and 17, 2011, when he beat Anaheim 2-1 in a shootout on the front end at Staples Center and Anaheim 5-3 on the back end at Honda Center.

-Alec Martinez has 10 points (6-4=10) in the last 12 games.

-Anze Kopitar’s ice time total of 24:46 was his second highest accumulation of the season.

-Drew Doughty’s ice time total of 29:38 was his fourth highest accumulation of the season.

-Dustin Brown recorded a goal, an assist, a plus-2 rating, tied for a game-high seven shots on goal, and finished with a team-high six hits. His goal was the 195th of his career, tying Anze Kopitar for eighth place on the team’s all-time goal scoring list.

-Washington finished with 20 blocked shots; Los Angeles finished with seven blocked shots. Karl Alzner finished with a game-high seven blocks. No other player finished with more than three.

-The Kings attempted 75 shots (36 on goal, 20 blocked, 19 missed). The Capitals attempted 43 shots (27 on goal, 7 blocked, 9 missed).

-The Kings won 34-of-63 faceoffs (54%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 5-of-9, Anze Kopitar won 8-of-18, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-2, Jarret Stoll won 12-of-21, and Jeff Carter won 7-of-13.

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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.