December 10 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 20-11-2 all-time against Ottawa, a record that includes a home mark of 13-3-1. These teams concluded the season against each other with a 1-1-0 head-to-head record, with each team winning on home ice.

-The Kings improved to 6-4-1 against the Eastern Conference, 2-2-1 against the Atlantic Division, 3-6 in games decided by three or more goals, 8-3-1 when scoring first, 6-0-0 when leading after one period and 3-2-0 when outshot by their opponents.

-With the win, Dean Lombardi became the first Los Angeles General Manager to win 400 games with the team, and Darryl Sutter became the second Head Coach to win 200 games with the team (Andy Murray / 215 wins). Sutter’s 200 wins with the Kings are his most with any team (SJS – 192, CHI – 110, CGY – 107).

-Los Angeles’ three power play goals in one game were the most since February 9, 2016 at Boston.

-The Kings improved to 5-0-0 when wearing their alternate jerseys this season.

-Los Angeles has scored at least four goals in 10 of 27 games this season.

-The Kings improved to 1-1-1 during a stretch of eight consecutive games against Eastern Conference opponents (4-5 SOL vs MTL; 1-3 L vs CAR; 4-1 W vs OTT; 12/13 @ BUF; 12/15 @ DET; 12/16 @ PIT; 12/18 @ BOS; 12/20 @ CBJ).

-Alec Martinez scored his sixth goal of the season, most among Los Angeles defenseman. The goal was the 45th of his career, surpassing Garry Galley for eighth on the Kings all-time goals list by defensemen.

– Matt Greene appeared in his 454th game with Los Angeles, tying Jaroslav Modry for ninth place on the franchise’s list of all-time games played by a defenseman.

-With two points, Trevor Lewis recorded the 98th and 99th points of his NHL career (40-59=99). He has three goals in his last four games, and with five goals, five assists and 10 points, is three goals, three assists and six points off last year’s 75-game, 16-point total.

-By assisting on Jeff Carter’s goal, Drew Doughty extended his point streak to three games (2-2=4).

-Peter Budaj registered his first assist since April 4, 2012 against Tampa Bay, while he was with Montreal.

-Anze Kopitar has appeared in 16 consecutive games without scoring and has been held without a shot on goal in two consecutive games. His last goal was scored on October 25 against Columbus. Tyler Toffoli has appeared in nine consecutive games without scoring. His last goal was scored on November 17 against Edmonton.

-The Kings attempted 32 shots (19 on goal, 5 blocked, 8 missed). The Senators attempted 45 shots (20 on goal, 16 blocked, 9 missed). Cody Ceci led all skaters with five shots on goal. No L.A. skater finished with more than four shot attempts.

-Los Angeles won 34-of-64 faceoffs (53%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 16-of-28, Andy Andreoff won 3-of-6, Nick Shore won 7-of-14, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1 and Jeff Carter won 8-of-14.

-The Kings are scheduled to practice at 10:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Sunday, December 11.

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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.