March 31 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 107-102-36 all-time against Vancouver, a record that includes a road mark of 42-61-18. The Kings finished with a 2-2-0 record against the Canucks, who finished with a 2-1-1 record against L.A.

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 22-18-5 against the Western Conference, 11-12-2 against the Pacific Division, 7-8 in two-goal games, 21-5-5 when scoring first, 15-12-2 when tied after one period and 7-8-2 when outshot by their opponent.

-Jarome Iginla tied Alex Delvecchio for 12th place all-time by playing in his 1,549th game, tied Joe Sakic for 15th all-time with his 625th career goal, and surpassed Brendan Shanahan to move into sole possession of sixth place all-time with his 101st career game-winning goal. He has three game-winning goals with the Kings. The goal was his 1,299th point in the NHL.

-With a 2-for-2 penalty killing performance, Los Angeles has now killed off 79-of-86 power plays (a league-best 91.9% over that span) and 48 of 49 power plays on the road since John Tavares’ power play empty net goal on January 21 at Barclays Center. Their road penalty kill leads the league with an 87.8% rate.

-Jonathan Quick recorded his second shutout of the season and the 44th shutout of his career. In 32 career games against Vancouver, he is 16-14-2 with a 1.61 goals-against average, .939 save percentage and four shutouts.

-The Kings attempted 46 shots (26 on goal, 7 blocked, 13 missed). The Canucks attempted 59 shots (35 on goal, 9 blocked, 15 missed). Daniel Sedin and Alex Edler finished tied with a game-high six shots on goal, while Jeff Carter led L.A. with four shots.

-Los Angeles won 29-of-55 faceoffs (53%). Anze Kopitar won 13-of-20, Nick Shore won 5-of-11, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1, Adrian Kempe won 1-of-5 and Jeff Carter won 10-of-18.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 1 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.