May 5 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-The Kings won their 100th playoff game in franchise history.

-Los Angeles is 100-129 all-time in the playoffs, a record that includes a road mark of 44-77.

-The Kings improved to 19-26 all-time in Game 2s. When winning a Game 2, they have a 12-6 series record.

-When leading a best-of-seven series 2-0, Los Angeles has won five of six series. The Kings have jumped out to 2-0 leads in six of the last nine playoff series.

-Los Angeles has outscored opponents 24-8 during the six-game winning streak. The franchise record for the longest playoff winning streak is eight games, set in 2012.

-The Kings’ streak of 19 consecutive penalty kills ended with Patrick Maroon’s first period power play goal.

-Anze Kopitar has points in 10 straight playoff games (5-11=16) and 11 straight games overall (8-11=19), dating back to the regular season. He leads the NHL with 14 points (4-10=14) in the postseason.

-Marian Gaborik leads the NHL with six points in the postseason. He has nine points (6-3=9) in the last seven games.

-Justin Williams has seven points (4-3=7) in the last six games.

-Alec Martinez has five points (2-3=5) in the last six games.

-Jonathan Quick has a 1.29 GAA and .961 Sv% during his six-game win streak.

-Jeff Schultz played 19:58 in his Kings debut. He logged 17:29 of even strength time, 2:24 of power play time, and five seconds of power play time, averaging 44 seconds per shift. Among defensemen, he logged more ice time than Alec Martinez (18:21) and Matt Greene (13:44). He finished with one missed shot, two hits and two blocked shots, and was credited with one giveaway.

-By recording 17 shots on goal, Los Angeles amassed its lowest shot total since Game 6 of the 2013 Western Conference Quarterfinals, when they took 16 shots in a 2-1 home win over St. Louis.

-With four shots, Marian Gaborik was the only King to register more than two shots on goal.

-Alec Martinez blocked a game-high four shots.

-The two teams combined for 95 hits (Anaheim-53, Los Angeles-42). Mark Fistric and Devante Smith-Pelly tied with a game-high seven hits, while Slava Voynov and Drew Doughty were credited with a team-high five hits.

-The Kings attempted 38 shots (17 on goal, eight blocked, 13 missed). The Ducks attempted 62 shots (37 on goal, eight blocked, 17 missed).

Los Angeles won 28-of-61 faceoffs (46%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 8-of-17, Anze Kopitar won 5-of-13, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-3, Jarret Stoll won 7-of-15, and Jeff Carter won 6-of-12.

The Kings have ice time scheduled at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday at Toyota Sports Center, though it is unclear how many players will take the ice.

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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.