February 12 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 89-108-28 all-time against the Calgary franchise, a record that includes a home mark of 55-45-12. The Kings are 1-1-2 against the Flames in 2014-15 after having snapped a four-game home losing streak (0-2-2) to their Pacific Division rivals. Thursday’s win was the first home win over Calgary since March 11, 2013. The teams will conclude the season series on April 9 at the Scotiabank Saddledome.

-Jeff Carter (0-3=3) recorded his 499th, 500th and 501st career points (270-231=501) in the win and tied his career-high in assists (third time, all this season). He has five points (1-4=5) in the last two games. Los Angeles is 12-0-0 this season when Carter records more than one point.

-Tyler Toffoli recorded his first career hat trick and the first by a King since Dwight King’s three goals in a 7-4 victory over Phoenix on October 24, 2013. Toffoli leads Los Angeles with 18 goals and has now registered two four-point games this season, a career high. He has goals in three straight games (5-1=6), marking a career-high. By assisting on Dwight King’s third period goal, he tied his career high with 17 assists (17 / 2013-14).

-With 40 points at home this season (17-6-6), the Kings have the most points through 29 home games in franchise history (previously 39; 2010-11, 2005-06, 1974-75).

-By winning his 122nd game as Los Angeles’ head coach, Darryl Sutter tied Larry Robinson for fourth place on the club’s all-time wins list.

-The Kings lead the league with 1,785 hits. Marian Gaborik and Kyle Clifford tied with a team-high four hits. David Jones led all skaters with six hits.

-Los Angeles improved to 13-1-3 when leading after one period and 5-2-4 when tied after two periods.

-With his second period assist, Jake Muzzin (0-1=1) surpassed his career-high in assists with his 20th of the season (previously 19 / 2013-14).

-Dwight King (1-1=2) recorded a multi-point effort for the second consecutive game for the first time in his career.

-Drew Doughty tallied his 27th assist of the season, tying his total from last season.

– Jonathan Quick won his 20th game of the year, marking the sixth time he has reached at least 20 wins in his career.

-Justin Williams appeared in his 399th game as a King.

-Drew Doughty and Kris Russell finished with a game-high six blocked shots.

-The Kings attempted 87 shots (45 on goal, 22 blocked, 20 missed). Calgary attempted 42 shots (18 on goal, 17 blocked, 7 missed).

-Los Angeles won 33-of-55 faceoffs (60%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-15, Jarret Stoll won 13-of-22, Nick Shore won 2-of-5, and Jeff Carter won 9-of-13.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:30 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Friday, February 13.

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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

Bio

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.
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Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

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.

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Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right

Bio

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.

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Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

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.
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Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

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.

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Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left

Bio

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.

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