April 20 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-Los Angeles is 6-9 all-time against San Jose in the playoffs, a mark that includes a road record of 2-5. The Kings are 94-128 all-time in the playoffs and 40-77 on the road.

-The Kings are 18-26 all-time in Game 2s. When losing a Game 2, they have a 5-20 record all-time in playoff series.

-Los Angeles is 2-11 all-time in playoff series that they trail 2-0. The two series wins were against Detroit (2001, first round) and St. Louis (2013, first round). In both series wins, the Kings won four consecutive games after falling behind 2-0.

-Los Angeles allowed as many as seven goals for the 22nd time in team history. The last time the Kings allowed as many as seven goals in a playoff game was a 7-2 Game 5 loss in Vancouver on April 23, 2010. Prior to that game, the last time the Kings allowed seven goals in a playoff game was an 8-5 loss in Detroit on April 15, 2000.

-Los Angeles allowed 13 goals in the first two games of a playoff series for the first time since the second round of the 1990 Stanley Cup Playoffs, when they lost in Edmonton by scores of 7-0 and 6-1 on April 18 and 20. The Kings were swept in that series. The last time Los Angeles allowed 13 goals over consecutive playoff games was when they lost 6-4 and 7-2 to the Canucks on April 21 and 23, 2010.

-Including playoffs, home teams are 22-1-1 in the last 24 games between the Kings and Sharks.

-Jeff Carter has a six-game playoff point streak (1-6=7).

-Slava Voynov’s five-game playoff point streak was snapped. He has nine points (4-5=9) in his last 10 playoff games.

-Mike Richards played his 100th career playoff game.

The Kings are scheduled to report to TSC at 11:30 a.m. on Monday. The day’s schedule will be determined at that time.

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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.