April 10 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the shootout loss, Los Angeles fell to 88-107-26 all-time against Calgary, a record that includes an away mark of 34-62-16. The Kings finished 2-2-1 against the Flames in 2013-14. Wednesday’s game was the first game of the series won by the home team.

-Los Angeles’ six-game winning streak at the Saddledome was snapped.

-The Kings are 1-2-1 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, SOL @ CGY, @ EDM, vs ANA)

-Los Angeles played its first game in which a penalty was not assessed on either team since February 19 1977, a 2-0 win at The Forum against the Boston Bruins. It was the first Calgary Flames game in history in which a penalty was not assessed on either team.

-The Kings fell to 15-10-2 against the Pacific Division.

-With an assist on Anze Kopitar’s second period goal, Marian Gaborik recorded the 700th point of his career. He is the 28th active player to have amassed 700 points.

-Anze Kopitar scored the 199th goal of his career. He has 23 points (10-13=23) in the last 23 games. By playing in his 602nd career game, he tied Bernie Nicholls for 11th place on the club’s all-time games played list.

-With two games remaining, Los Angeles has allowed 170 goals. With three games remaining, Boston has allowed 171 goals. The two teams are in a battle for the Jennings Trophy, awarded to any goaltender who plays a minimum of 25 games on the team that allows the fewest goals in the league.

-Dwight King has five points (3-2=5) in his last five games.

-Mike Richards has gone 20 games without recording assist and has been held scoreless in the last seven games.

-Jake Muzzin logged 25:31 of ice time, the second highest total of his career.

-Los Angeles attempted 79 shots (44 on goal, 22 blocked, 13 missed). Calgary attempted 42 shots (18 on goal, 14 blocked, 10 missed). Justin Williams recorded a game-high eight shots on goal. Jake Muzzin attempted nine shots, six of which were blocked. Kris Russell blocked a game-high six shots for Calgary.

-The Kings won 38-of-59 faceoffs. Amongst regular performers, Mike Richards won 8-of-12, Anze Kopitar won 13-of-19, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-4, Jarret Stoll won 8-of-16, and Jeff Carter won 6-of-8.

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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.