March 29 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 95-110-29 all-time against the Calgary franchise, a record that includes a road mark of 37-65-17. The Kings improved to 2-1-1 in the season series with the Flames with one game remaining, April 6 at Staples Center. With the win, Los Angeles avoided failing to win a game in Alberta for the first time since 1985-86.

-With the win, the Kings improved to 21-18-5 against the Western Conference, 10-12-2 against the Pacific Division, 12-13 in games decided by three or more goals, 16-28-2 when their opponent scores first, 14-12-2 when tied after one period and 28-23-3 when outshooting their opponent.

-With a 6-for-6 penalty killing performance, Los Angeles has now killed off 77-of-84 power plays (a league-best 91.7% over that span) and 46 of 47 power plays on the road since John Tavares’ power play empty net goal on January 21 at Barclays Center.

-Jarome Iginla became the seventh player to record 100th game-winning goals, joining Jaromir Jagr (135), Gordie Howe (121), Phil Esposito (118), Brett Hull (110), Teemu Selanne (110) and Brendan Shanahan (100). With a goal, an assist and a fight, he recorded the 11th Gordie Howe Hat Trick of his career. He now has 11 points (4-7=11) in 12 career games against the Calgary Flames and scored his first goal as a visitor at Scotiabank Saddledome.

-Trevor Lewis played his 500th career game. With his first period goal, he established a new career-high in goals with 10.

-By recording the 397th and 398th assists of his career, Marian Gaborik moved within two assists of 400.

-The Kings attempted 57 shots (33 on goal, 18 blocked, 6 missed). The Flames attempted 59 shots (26 on goal, 22 blocked, 11 missed). Kyle Clifford and Kris Versteeg tied with a game-high five shots.

-Los Angeles won 42-of-79 faceoffs (53%). Anze Kopitar won 19-of-30, Andy Andreoff won 0-of-1, Nick Shore won 12-of-18, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-2, Adrian Kempe won 4-of-12 and Jeff Carter won 6-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.