April 9 postgame notes and award winners - LA Kings Insider

-With the shootout loss, Los Angeles fell to 12-5-6 all-time against the Winnipeg franchise, a record that includes a home mark of 7-0-4. The Kings finished 1-1-1 against the Jets for the second straight season.

-Los Angeles finished the season with a record of 28-19-3 against the Western Conference and 10-8-3 against the Central Division. L.A. lost its last five games (0-4-1) to the Central.

-With 102 points, the Kings (48-28-5) tied for the second-most points in club history with the 1990-91 team. That team, and the 1974-75 team that claimed a franchise record 105 points, played 80-game schedules.

-In the race for the Jennings Trophy, Los Angeles finished with 195 goals against. Washington leads with 191 goals against, followed by Anaheim at 192. The Capitals and Ducks play tomorrow.

-The Kings finished the season 2-3 in shootouts and 14-6 in games that extend past regulation. In the shootout, Anze Kopitar fell to 3/5, Jeff Carter fell to 0/4 and Tyler Toffoli fell to 0/3. By stopping two of three shots, Jonathan Quick finished 2-3 in shootouts and stopped 14 of 20 shots (.700)

-Los Angeles fell to 31-5-1 when leading after two periods.

-The last time the Kings led by three goals in a game and lost was February 21, 2012 at Phoenix. They led 3-0 and lost 5-4 in a shootout.

-Barring a +8 performance Sunday by Evgeny Kuznetsov, Tyler Toffoli will finish with an NHL-best +35 rating, followed by Anze Kopitar at +34.

-Jeff Carter tied his career-high in assists (38; second time, last: 2008-09 with Philadelphia).

-Milan Lucic tied his career-high in assists (35; third time, last: 2013-14 with Boston).

-Tyler Toffoli led the team with 31 goals. He has nine points (4-5=9) in the last eight games.

-Andy Andreoff scored his eighth goal of the season and reached the 10-point mark for the first time in his career. He has five points (4-1=5) in the last eight games.

-Los Angeles played the 3,800th game in club history.

-The Kings attempted 62 shots (29 on goal, 15 blocked, 18 missed). Winnipeg attempted 65 shots (31 on goal, 12 blocked, 12 missed). Mark Scheifele led all skaters with six shots on goal and 10 shot attempts. Dustin Brown led Los Angeles with four shots on goal, while Tyler Toffoli (3 on goal, 4 blocked, 1 missed) led the Kings with eight shot attempts.

-Los Angeles won 40-of-66 faceoffs (61%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 12-of-19, Andy Andreoff won 7-of-10, Vincent Lecavalier won 8-of-17 and Tanner Pearson won 10-of-17.

2015-16 LA KINGS AWARD WINNERS

AS VOTED BY THE MEDIA

Bill Libby Memorial Award for Most Valuable Player
– presented by McDonald’s
Anze Kopitar

Mark Bavis Memorial Award for Best Newcomer
Milan Lucic

Outstanding Defenseman
Drew Doughty

Defensive Player
Jonathan Quick and Drew Doughty (co-winners)

AS VOTED BY THE KINGS PLAYERS

Ace Bailey Memorial Award for Most Inspirational
Vincent Lecavalier

Unsung Hero
Trevor Lewis

AS SELECTED BY THE KINGS CARE FOUNDATION

Jim Fox Community Service
Tyler Toffoli

AS SELECTED BY THE KINGS HOCKEY DEVELOPMENT DEPT

Daryl Evans Youth Hockey Service
Kyle Clifford

AS SELECTED BY THE KINGS BOOSTER CLUB

Most Popular Player
Jonathan Quick

Leading Scorer
Anze Kopitar

NOMINATED FOR NHL AWARDS:

Vincent Lecavalier for Masterton Memorial Trophy (as selected by the Los Angeles chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association).

Dustin Brown for King Clancy Memorial Trophy (as voted by the Kings players)

Award Winners: 2014-15 | 2013-14 | 2012-13

The Kings are scheduled to hold an off-ice workout at Toyota Sports Center at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 10.