June 4 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-Los Angeles improved to 107-135 all-time in the playoffs, a record that includes a home mark of 60-55.

-The Kings improved to 2-5 all-time against the Rangers in the playoffs (2-2 home, 0-3 road).

-Los Angeles improved to 19-28 all-time in Game 1s. When winning Game 1, the Kings have won 12 of 18 series. Los Angeles is 2-2 in Game 1s this postseason.

-The Kings’ last home overtime playoff win was on May 6, 2001, when Glen Murray beat Patrick Roy 2:41 into double overtime in a 1-0 Los Angeles win over Colorado in Game 6 of the Western Conference Semifinals.

-Los Angeles has scored in 17 of the last 20 regulation periods.

-The Kings improved to 3-2 in playoff overtime this season and 26-27 overall in playoff overtime.

-Los Angeles is 15-5 at home in the playoffs, dating back to June 11, 2012.

-The Kings have one goal in their last 11 power play opportunities.

-Justin Williams scored his first career playoff overtime goal and set new career highs for goals (eight), assists (12) and points (20) in a single playoff year. He has nine points (4-5=9) in the last seven games.

-Drew Doughty has 17 points (5-12=17) this playoff year to break his own franchise record of 16, set in 2012. He has eight points (4-4=8) in the last seven games.

-Kyle Clifford (1-1=2) recorded his first career playoff multipoint game since recording two two-point efforts in the six-game series loss to San Jose in 2011.

-Jeff Carter has 14 points (6-8=14) in the last nine games.

-The Kings attempted 64 shots (43 on goal, 12 blocked, 9 missed). The Rangers attempted 63 shots (27 on goal, 15 blocked, 21 missed).

-Los Angeles won 29-of-57 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 7-of-11, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-21, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1, Jarret Stoll won 6-of-6 and Jeff Carter won 7-of-11.

As of now, no Kings practice has been scheduled for Thursday. For Kings practice information, please follow Toyota Sports Center on Twitter.

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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.