February 11 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 46-43-14 all-time against New York, a record that includes a road mark of 20-26-6. The Kings fell to 7-2-2 in their last 11 games against the Islanders while dropping their first regular season New York-area game since the 2011-12 season. Prior to tonight’ the Kings had won six straight regular season road games against the Islanders, Rangers and Devils and three of five playoff games. The teams concluded their regular season series with a 1-1 record, with each team winning at home.

-Los Angeles fell to 14-7-2 against the Eastern Conference and 7-3-0 against the Metropolitan Division.

-Over the last 12 games, the Kings have scored 40 goals and have allowed 36 (3.33 GF/G, 3.00 GA/G).

-With a 0-for-3 performance, Los Angeles failed to score a power play for the first time in four games. The power play still has 13 goals on its last 37 power play opportunities (35.1%).

-With his assist on Milan Lucic’s goal, Jeff Carter recorded his 45th point (19-26=45) in his 44th career game against the New York Islanders.

-Anze Kopitar’s five-game assist and point streak was snapped. Drew Doughty’s five game point streak was snapped.

-In his NHL debut, Kevin Gravel was held scoreless and finished with an even rating in 10:17 of ice time. He missed the net on one shot attempt and blocked one shot.

-Los Angeles attempted 69 shots (30 on goal, 24 blocked, 15 missed). New York attempted 53 shots (30 on goal, 13 blocked, 10 missed). Jeff Carter led all skaters with six shots on goal and 10 shot attempts (6 on goal, 2 blocked, 2 missed). Drew Doughty attempted seven shots (5 blocked, 2 missed), though none were on goal. Thomas Hickey led all skaters with five blocked shots.

-The Kings won 31-of-62 faceoffs (50%). Anze Kopitar won 7-of-14, Andy Andreoff won 7-of-11, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-3, Vincent Lecavalier won 7-of-16, and Jeff Carter won 9-of-18.

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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.