May 3 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, the Kings improved to 99-129 all-time in the playoffs and 43-77 on the road.

-Los Angeles is 18-27 all-time in Game 1s. When the Kings win a Game 1, they have a series record of 11-6.

-The Kings are 7-24 (29.2%) on the power play over the last six games and have killed off 19 straight penalties, dating back to Game 5 in San Jose.

-Dating back to Game 3 versus San Jose, the Kings have outscored their opponents 24-11.

-Anze Kopitar has points in nine straight playoff games (5-10=15) and 10 straight games overall (8-10=18), dating back to the regular season. He leads the NHL with 13 points (4-9=13) in the postseason.

-Jonathan Quick is 5-0 in the last five games with a 1.35 GAA and .959 Sv%.

-Marian Gaborik is the first player in NHL playoff history to score a game-tying goal in the final 10 seconds of regulation before scoring an overtime game-winning goal. He has eight points (5-3=8) in the last six games.

-Gaborik scored the second playoff overtime game-winning goal of his career. He also scored at 14:41 of triple overtime in a 2-1 Rangers win at Washington on May 2, 2012.

-Drew Doughty has eight points in the last eight games (1-7=8).

-Anze Kopitar recorded three points in a playoff game for the second time in his career.

-Los Angeles attempted 87 shots (36 on goal, 29 blocked, 22 missed). Anaheim attempted 74 shots (35 on goal, 20 blocked, 19 missed).

-Devante Smith-Pelly recorded a game-high five shots on goal. Finishing with four shots on goal were Jake Muzzin, Mike Richards, Marian Gaborik, Tyler Toffoli, Cam Fowler and Patrick Maroon.

-Mark Fistric and Matt Beleskey tied with a game-high eight hits. Matt Greene and Dustin Brown led the Kings with six hits.

-Ben Lovejoy led all skaters with six blocked shots. Matt Greene led Los Angeles with five blocked shots.

-The Kings won 40-of-74 faceoffs (54%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 9-of-16, Anze Kopitar won 11-of-21, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-3, Jarret Stoll won 9-of-19, and Jeff Carter won 9-of-14.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Sunday, May 4.

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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.