February 16 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 56-34-15 all-time against Washington, a record that includes a road mark of 24-20-8. The Kings fell to 7-2-2 in their last 11 road games in the series and have dropped two straight, as well as 9-3-1 in their last 13 games overall against the Capitals.

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 15-9-2 against the Eastern Conference and 8-5-0 against the Metropolitan Division.

-Over the last 15 games the Kings have scored 46 goals (3.07 G/GP) and have allowed 44 (2.93 GA/GP). They were held to one goal or less for the fourth time in the last 24 games and in consecutive games since the first three games of the season.

-With his assist on Anze Kopitar’s goal, Dustin Brown now has nine points (4-5=9) in the last 10 games. With 465 points (215-249=464), he is now one point behind Charlie Simmer (466 points) for 10th place overall on the team’s all-time list.

-Anze Kopitar has 44 points (12-32=44) since November 20. His first period goal was his first shorthanded goal since the 2011-12 season and the 10th of his career. He, Tyler Toffoli, Jeff Carter and Drew Doughty have the Kings’ shorthanded goals this season. Kopitar has eight goals and 12 points in 11 career games against the Capitals.

-Los Angeles attempted 79 shots (40 on goal, 18 blocked, 21 missed). Washington attempted 56 shots (32 on goal, 11 blocked, 13 missed). Alex Ovechkin finished with a team-high 10 shots on goal and 15 shot attempts (10 on goal, 2 blocked, 3 missed), while Anze Kopitar, Dustin Brown and Luke Schenn finished with a team-high five shots on goal.

-The Kings won 33-of-58 faceoffs (57%). Anze Kopitar won 11-of-25, Nick Shore won 3-of-8, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-2, Vincent Lecavalier won 5-of-7 and Jeff Carter won 13-of-16.

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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.