March 29 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 10-3-4 all-time against the Winnipeg franchise, which includes a home record of 6-0-2. The Kings finished the season series with a 2-1-0 record.

-Los Angeles’ magic number to clinch a playoff spot and the third seed in the Pacific Division is five (over Phoenix).

-The Kings won their 1,499th game in franchise history. They have 44 wins; the club record for wins in one season is 46, set in 1990-91, 2009-10 and 2010-11. The 2012-13 Kings were on pace for 46 wins, having won 27 games in 48 days.

-Los Angeles has won six straight games, outscoring their opponents 19-11 (excluding shootout goals). They are 14-3-0 since February 6.

-The Kings are 39-5-6 when allowing two or fewer goals.

-Anze Kopitar has 19 points (8-11=19) in the last 18 games. With his 196th and 197th career goals, he moved past Dustin Brown for eighth place on the team’s all time goal list.

-Tyler Toffoli has points in four straight games (1-3=4)

-Trevor Lewis scored his career-high sixth goal of the season. All six of goals have been scored in the last 28 games.

-By recording two assists, Marian Gaborik has 24 points (10-14=24) in 22 games against Winnipeg/Atlanta.

-Alec Martinez’s four-game point streak was snapped. He finished with a plus-2 rating.

-Willie Mitchell played his 200th game as a King.

-Jarret Stoll was credited with a game-high nine hits.

-Los Angeles attempted 59 shots (29 on goal, 14 blocked, 16 missed). Winnipeg attempted 55 shots (26 on goal, 10 blocked, 19 missed).

-The Kings won 23-of-45 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 7-of-9, Anze Kopitar won 5-of-14, Jarret Stoll won 6-of-10, and Jeff Carter won 5-of-10.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at the Toyota Sports Center at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, March 30.

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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.