December 14 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the shootout loss, the Kings fell to 61-58-23 all-time against the Maple Leafs, a record that includes an away mark of 26-34-13. Los Angeles’ franchise-record four-game winning streak in Toronto was snapped, though they extended their point streak at the Air Canada Centre to eight games.

-The Kings fell to 6-6-3 against the Eastern Conference and 4-3-1 against the Atlantic Division.

-Los Angeles fell to 1-4 in shootouts this season. Kings shooters are 2-for-17 in the shootout, while Kings goalies have allowed six goals on 16 shots.

-Los Angeles has averaged 2.94 goals per game over their last 17 games (50 G / 17 GP).

-The Kings have outshot their opponents in seven consecutive games (3-3-1), averaging 35.6 shots per game. Opposing goalies have posted a .944 save percentage over that span (251 saves / 266 shots).

-Los Angeles is 3-for-32 on the power play over the last 10 games.

-The Kings have attempted 172 shots over the last two games.

-Marian Gaborik has 24 points (14-10=24) in 20 career games against Toronto.

-Jeff Carter has been held without a goal for 12 consecutive games.

-Anze Kopitar has one goal in his last 13 games and is a minus-six in his last three games.

-Drew Doughty played the 473rd game of his career, moving past Marty McSorley into sole possession of seventh place in games played by a Kings defenseman.

-Toronto improved to 13-0-0 when scoring the game’s first goal.

-The two teams were credited with a combined 104 hits (Los Angeles – 48; Toronto – 56).

-The Kings attempted 80 shots (36 on goal, 24 blocked, 20 missed). The Maple Leafs attempted 57 shots (31 on goal, 16 blocked, 10 missed). Marian Gaborik (7 on goal, 4 blocked, 1 missed) and Drew Doughty (6 on goal, 4 blocked, 1 missed) led all skaters in shot attempts.

-Los Angeles won 34-of-62 faceoffs (55%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 2-of-5, Anze Kopitar won 8-of-15, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-9, Jarret Stoll won 12-of-19 and Jeff Carter won 9-of-14.

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Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left


Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.

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.

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.