November 25 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the shootout loss, Los Angeles fell to 12-16-4 all-time against Tampa Bay, a record that includes a road mark of 8-6-2. These teams will meet at Staples Center on December 6 during the Kings’ upcoming home stand.

-Los Angeles fell to 5-3-1 against the Eastern Conference and 2-1-1 against the Atlantic Division.

-The Kings’ streak of scoring at least two goals ended at 18 consecutive games.

-With a three-for-three effort, Los Angeles’ penalty kill finished the trip 19-for-24 (79.2%). The Kings have been shorthanded at least three times in 11 consecutive games.

-The Kings did not earn a power play for the first time since April 9, 2015, a 3-1 loss at Calgary.

-Milan Lucic recorded his second game-tying goal with under five minutes to play in the third period of the road trip. He leads the team with three game-winning goals.

-The Kings fell to 3-1 in games that extend past 60 minutes and 1-1 in shootouts. Anze Kopitar is now 2/2 in shootouts, Jeff Carter is 0/2, and Tyler Toffoli is 0/1.

-Anze Kopitar logged a season-high 24:53. It was the most ice time he logged in a game since drawing 25:25 against Winnipeg on January 10, 2015.

-Los Angeles out-hit Tampa Bay, 32-19. Dustin Brown finished with a game-high seven hits.

-The Kings attempted 64 shots (38 on goal, 16 blocked, 10 missed). The Lightning attempted 58 shots (30 on goal, 15 blocked, 13 missed). Trevor Lewis and J.T. Brown tied with a game-high six shots on goal, while Brown led all skaters with nine shot attempts.

-Los Angeles won 28-of-62 faceoffs (45%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 13-of-25, Andy Andreoff won 1-of-1, Nick Shore won 5-of-8, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-8, and Jeff Carter won 5-of-18.

The Kings are off on Thursday, November 26 and are scheduled to return to Toyota Sports Center for practice on Friday, November 27 at 10:00 a.m. Should the schedule change after the team arrives in Los Angeles, the updated schedule will appear on this page.

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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.