October 30 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 80-88-22 all-time against Chicago, a record that includes a road mark of 38-48-11. These teams will meet at Staples Center on November 26 and April 8.

-The Kings fell to 2-3-0 against the Central Division and 3-4-0 against the Western Conference.

-Los Angeles was shut out in back-to-back games for the first time since March 21 and 23, 2013, when they lost 2-0 to Dallas and 1-0 to Vancouver at Staples Center.

-Chicago did not allow a power play goal in a game for the first time this season.

-Drew Doughty appeared in his 615th NHL game, moving him game behind Mark Hardy for 10th place on the Kings all-time games played list and fourth on the all-time list of games played by a Los Angeles defenseman.

-By playing in his 441st game as a King, Matt Greene moved within one game of Steve Duchesne for 10th place all-time amongst Los Angeles defensemen. In his first game since October 14, Greene issued three hits and blocked two shots in 11:37.

-Jake Muzzin appeared in his 299th career game.

-Alec Martinez logged 26:26 of ice time, his highest TOI since logging 27:06 in a 3-2 shootout loss in Edmonton on December 30, 2014 and the second-highest ice time total of his career.

-The Kings attempted 53 shots (32 on goal, 10 blocked, 11 missed). The Blackhawks attempted 57 shots (29 on goal, 16 blocked, 12 missed). Tyler Toffoli led all skaters with five shots on goal. None of his shots were blocked or missed the net. Alec Martinez led all skaters with eight shot attempts (4 on goal, 3 blocked, 1 missed).

-Los Angeles won 29-of-57 faceoffs (49%). Among regular participants, Anze Kopitar won 9-of-19, Andy Andreoff won 1-of-1, Trevor Lewis won 3-of-5, Nic Dowd won 4-of-10 and Jeff Carter won 11-of-19.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, October 31 at Toyota Sports Center.

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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.