May 14 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 101-132 in the playoffs, a record that includes a home mark of 57-54.

-The Kings improved to 15-7 all-time in Game 6s.

-Los Angeles is 7-2 when facing elimination since 2011 and 20-20 all-time when facing elimination.

-This will mark the first time in franchise history that the Kings will play two Game 7s in one playoff year.

-Los Angeles is 5-4 all-time in Game 7s.

-In 32 regular season and playoff games with the Kings, Marian Gaborik has 29 points (13-16=29).

-Anze Kopitar has points in 12 of 13 playoff games (4-13=17). Dating back to the regular season, he has points in 15 of the last 16 games. Kopitar’s 51 career playoff points (57 GP; 17-34=51) rank fourth in club history behind Wayne Gretzky (60 GP; 29-65=94), Luc Robitaille (94 GP; 41-48=89) and Dave Taylor (92 GP; 26-33=59).

-Justin Williams has nine points (4-5=9) in the last 10 games. He is 5-0 all-time in Game 7s, having recorded 10 points on five goals and five assists.

-Jeff Carter has been limited to either one shot or no shots seven times in the last nine games.

-Jake Muzzin logged at least 25 minutes for the third time in the series.

-Ice time logged by the team’s centers: Anze Kopitar (17:38), Jeff Carter (14:55), Jarret Stoll (16:38), Mike Richards: 15:40).

-The Kings attempted 59 shots (23 on goal, 16 blocked, 20 missed). The Ducks attempted 55 shots (22 on goal, 14 blocked, 19 missed).

-Los Angeles won 40-of-67 faceoffs (60%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 7-of-14, Anze Kopitar won 15-of-23, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-1, Jarret Stoll won 11-of-20, and Jeff Carter won 6-of-8.

The Kings are scheduled to report to Toyota Sports Center at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, May 15. 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.