March 19 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 94-110-29 all-time against Calgary, a record that includes a road mark of 36-65-17 and a season series of 1-1-1. These teams have two games remaining: March 29 at Scotiabank Saddledome and April 6 at Staples Center.

-With the loss, the Kings fell to 19-16-5 against the Western Conference, 9-10-2 against the Pacific Division, 10-12 in three-goal games, 14-25-2 when their opponent scores first, 8-19-2 when trailing after the first period and 6-8-2 when outshot by their opponent.

-With a 3-for-3 penalty killing performance, Los Angeles has now killed off 61-of-65 penalties (a league-best 93.8% over that span) since John Tavares’ power play empty net goal on January 21 at Barclays Center. Since Tavares’ goal, the Kings have killed off 34 consecutive power plays on the road.

-By assisting on Anze Kopitar’s goal, Jarome Iginla now has 10 points (3-7=10) in 11 career games against the Calgary Flames. He now has three points – all assists – in six career games as a visitor at Scotiabank Saddledome.

-Anze Kopitar (1-0=1) increased his point streak to three games (1-3=4) and has 11 points (4-7=11) in the last 11 games.

-Los Angeles attempted 47 shots (21 on goal, 13 blocked, 13 missed). Calgary attempted 49 shots (24 on goal, 15 blocked, 10 missed). Michael Frolik led all skaters with five shots on goal, while Jeff Carter, Dustin Brown and Kyle Clifford finished tied with a team-high three shots.

-The Kings won 23-of-54 faceoffs (43%). Anze Kopitar won 10-of-23, Andy Andreoff won 1-of-2, Nic Dowd won 5-of-10, Adrian Kempe won 0-of-3, Jeff Carter won 7-of-15 and Jarome Iginla won 0-of-1.

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Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

Born: Feb 21, 1989
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left


Muzzin was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, before signing to the Kings in 2010. He has since become the first Woodstock, Ontario professional athlete to win a major sports trophy.

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.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Toffoli is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward, drafted by the Kings in the second round of the 2010 Draft. Toffoli scored his first career NHL goal in his second game in a 4–0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. He was also named the 2012–13 AHL All-Rookie Team.

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.