May 8 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 100-130 all-time in the playoffs, a record that includes a home mark of 56-53.

-The Kings are 16-26 all-time in Game 3s. When losing Game 3, they have won six of 25 playoff series.

-When Los Angeles has led a best-of-seven series two games to one, they have won four of seven series.

-The Kings’ six-game playoff winning streak was snapped. The franchise record for the longest playoff winning streak is eight games, set in 2012.

-Los Angeles is 8-for-28 (28.6%) on the power play the last eight games.

-Anze Kopitar has points in 11 straight playoff games (5-12=17) and 13 straight games overall (8-12=20), dating back to the regular season. He leads the NHL with 15 points (4-11=15) in the postseason.

-Kopitar has points in all 10 playoff games this season. The last King to have points in 10 straight playoff games (in one year) was Wayne Gretzky, who recorded a franchise record 12-game streak in 1993 (9-16=25).

-Marian Gaborik has 10 points (6-4=10) in the last eight games.

-Jonas Hiller won a game at Staples Center for the first time in his career.

-Mike Richards ended an 18-game goalless streak by scoring his first goal since March 25.

-Trevor Lewis recorded a game-high five shots on goal.

-Only two Kings logged more than 20 minutes of ice time: Drew Doughty (25:36) and Jake Muzzin (20:48). Jeff Schultz (19:53) ranked third amongst Los Angeles skaters in ice time.

-The Kings attempted 60 shots (31 on goal, 11 blocked, 18 missed). The Ducks attempted 48 shots (22 on goal, 15 blocked, 11 missed).

-Los Angeles won 40-of-68 faceoffs (59%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 11-of-16, Anze Kopitar won 12-of-20, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-2, Jarret Stoll won 12-of-16, and Jeff Carter won 4-of-11.

The Kings are scheduled to report to Toyota Sports Center by 11:00 a.m. on Friday, May 9. The day’s schedule will be determined on-site.

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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.