January 12 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 62-58-23 all-time against Toronto, a record that includes a home mark of 36-24-10.

-The Kings recorded their 900th home win in franchise history.

-Los Angeles recorded the 199th shutout in franchise history. The last time the Kings shut out the Maple Leafs was February 20, 1988, when Roland Melanson stopped all 21 shots he faced in a 3-0 win.

-Martin Jones recorded the seventh shutout of his career. Per the Elias Sports Bureau, he is the fastest goaltender (29 games) in modern day NHL history (1967-68) to record seven shutouts. He broke Steve Mason’s mark (32 games), set in 2008-09.

-Los Angeles improved to 1-1-2 during a season-long seven-game homestand (OTL vs NSH, L vs NYR, SOL vs WPG, W vs TOR, 1/14 vs NJD, 1/17 vs ANA, 1/19 vs CGY).

-Los Angeles improved to 7-7-3 against the Eastern Conference and 5-3-1 against the Atlantic Division.

-The Kings have a 57.9% Corsi-for rating in five-on-five play over the last 23 games (1191 CF / 865 CA). They haven’t been outshot over the last 19 games (8-6-5) and have averaged 33.8 shots per game over that span (642 shots / 19 GP).

-The Kings have outscored opponents 84-61 in second and third periods this season.

-Mike Richards played his 700th career game.

-Dwight King played his 199th career game.

-Anze Kopitar has assists in four straight games (2-6=8) and points in 10 of the last 12 (4-16=20).

-Marian Gaborik has 15 points (10-5=15) in his last 12 games and has 25 points (15-10=24) in 21 career games against Toronto.

-Jeff Carter recorded his ninth multi-point game of the year and has 13 points (5-8=13) in the last 12 games.

-Alec Martinez led all skaters with 3:06 of shorthanded time.

-The Kings recorded 41 hits. Brayden McNabb led all skaters with seven hits.

-Los Angeles attempted 48 shots (20 on goal, 7 blocked, 21 missed). Toronto attempted 46 shots (19 on goal, 13 blocked, 14 missed).

-The Kings won 22-of-51 faceoffs (43%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 3-of-9, Anze Kopitar won 6-of-15, Andy Andreoff won 1-of-3, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1, Jarret Stoll won 9-of-17 and Jeff Carter won 3-of-6.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at Toyota Sports Center at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 13.

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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.