April 5 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 100-97-35 all-time against Vancouver, a record that includes an away mark of 38-59-17. The Kings finished the season series with a 4-1-0 record against the Canucks.

Los Angeles is 1-2-0 in a six-game stretch in which they will face all Pacific Division opponents once to close the season (W vs PHX, L @ SJS, L @ VAN, @ CGY, @ EDM, vs ANA).

-The Kings fell to 15-10-1 against the Pacific Division.

-The 20 shots Los Angeles allowed in the third period was the most shots that the team allowed in any period this season. The Kings allowed 40 shots on goal for the third time this season, tying a season high.

-Alec Martinez’s three-game point streak was snapped. He has 15 points (7-8=15) in the last 18 games. Tonight’s game was the 200th of his career.

-Drew Doughty’s streak of 199 consecutive games played was snapped.

-Marian Gaborik recorded the 699th point (345-354=699) of his career.

-Slava Voynov’s goal ended a 59-game goalless drought and a six-game pointless streak. His last goal came in a 3-2 win at the New York Islanders on November 14, 2013.

-Andrew Campbell logged 14:41 of ice time in his NHL debut, which included 1:25 of shorthanded time. He was credited with two shots on goal, one hit and one blocked shot.

-Marian Gaborik finished with a team-high five shots on goal. Brad Richardson finished with a game-high six shots on goal.

-Anze Kopitar logged 16:50 of ice time, his lowest total of the season.

-Los Angeles won 29-of-68 faceoffs (43%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 6-of-12, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-16, Trevor Lewis won 4-of-12, Jarret Stoll won 7-of-19 and Jeff Carter won 2-of-8.

Sunday, April 6 is an off-day for the team. The Kings’ next practice is at 10:00 Monday morning at TSC.

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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.