October 12 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the overtime loss, Los Angeles fell to 95-111-30 all-time against the Calgary franchise, a record that includes a home mark of 58-46-13. The Kings fell to 10-11-12 (W-L-T) all-time against the Flames. These teams will meet next on January 4 and 24 at the Scotiabank Saddledome and March 26 at Staples Center.

-With the overtime loss, Los Angeles fell to 1-0-1 against the Western Conference, 1-0-1 against the Pacific Division, 0-0-1 when allowing the first goal, 0-0-1 when trailing after one period, 0-0-1 when trailing after two periods and 1-0-1 when outshooting their opponent.

-By winning in overtime, Calgary (19-6/.760) moved past Los Angeles (24-8/.750) for the league’s best winning percentage in games decided in overtime since the switch to the three-on-three format. Sean Monahan scored his eighth career playoff overtime goal. In addition to Monahan, overtime game-winners against the Kings were scored by Ryan O’Reilly, John Moore, Jaden Schwartz, Esa Lindell, Mikael Granlund and TJ Brodie and Shea Theodore.

-Los Angeles earned points from each of their first three games of the season for the first time since 2002-03, when they won their first three games against Phoenix, Detroit and Anaheim.

-With his 234th and 235th career goals, Dustin Brown moved within 11 goals of Wayne Gretzky’s 246 goals as a King, the seventh most on the club’s all-time list.

-Drew Doughty played his team-leading 249th consecutive game. The club record is 330, set by Anze Kopitar between March 21, 2007 and March 26, 2011.

-Jonathan Quick played his 495th career game.

-Derek Forbort played his 99th career game.

-In 18:12 of ice time, Dustin Brown recorded two goals, three points, a plus-three rating, eight shots on goal and five hits.

-Los Angeles attempted 82 shots (45 on goal, 20 blocked, 17 missed). Calgary attempted 53 shots (37 on goal, 9 blocked, 7 missed). Dustin Brown and Matthew Tkachuk tied with a game-high eight shots on goal, while Jake Muzzin (6 on goal, 5 blocked, 4 missed) led all skaters with 15 shot attempts.

-The Kings won 36-of-68 faceoffs (53%). Adrian Kempe won 1-of-2, Anze Kopitar won 17-of-27, Michael Cammalleri won 3-of-4, Nick Shore won 6-of-15 and Jeff Carter won 9-of-20.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, October 12 at Toyota Sports Center.

-Lead photo via Harry How/Getty Images

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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.