April 9 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the overtime loss, Los Angeles finished with a record of 39-35-8. Excluding the 2012-13 season, which was shortened by the work stoppage, their 86 points is the lowest total since they recorded 79 with a 34-37-11 record in 2008-09.

-With the overtime loss, the Kings fell to 58-49-25 all-time against the Ducks, a record that includes a road mark of 23-30-13. Anaheim has won 14 of the teams’ last 20 regular season meetings, while 13 of the last 19 games in the rivalry have been decided by one goal. L.A. finished the regular season series with a 2-2-1 record against the Ducks, going 1-1-0 at Staples Center and 1-1-1 at Honda Center.

-Los Angeles finished 24-20-6 against the Western Conference, 12-14-3 against the Pacific Division, 19-13-8 in one-goal games, 18-30-3 when their opponent scores first, 13-13-3 when tied after one period, 13-3-5 when tied after two periods and 8-8-3 when outshot by their opponent.

-The Kings fell to 24-7 since the implementation of three-on-three overtime. In addition to Shea Theodoer, overtime game-winners from the opposition were scored by Ryan O’Reilly, John Moore, Jaden Schwartz, Esa Lindell, Mikael Granlund and TJ Brodie.

-With his assist on Dustin Brown’s goal, Jarome Iginla recorded the 1,300th point of his career (625-675=1,300).

-Players to appear in all 82 games for Los Angeles were Jake Muzzin, Drew Doughty, Trevor Lewis, Derek Forbort, Alec Martinez and Jeff Carter. Doughty ends his season having played in 244 straight games, while Muzzin ended his season having played in 238 straight. The franchise record is 330, set between March 21, 2007 and March 26, 2011 by Anze Kopitar.

-Jeff Carter led the team with 32 goals and 66 points. It was the first year since Michael Cammalleri totaled 80 points (34-36=80) in 2006-07 that Anze Kopitar did not lead the team in scoring. Kopitar led the team with 40 assists.

-The Kings attempted 50 shots (18 on goal, 15 blocked, 17 missed). The Ducks attempted 60 shots (24 on goal, 15 blocked, 21 missed). Drew Doughty finished with a game-high four shots on goal. The Pearson-Carter-Toffoli line was held without a shot on goal.

-Los Angeles won 28-of-59 faceoffs (47%). Among regular participants, Anze Kopitar won 12-of-22, Andy Andreoff won 3-of-4, Nick Shore won 7-of-10, Nic Dowd won 2-of-6 and Jeff Carter won 4-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.