October 23 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 65-60-23 all-time against Toronto, a record that includes a road mark of 27-35-13. The regulation loss was only the second in the last 11 road games in the series.

-With the loss, the Kings fell to 5-1-0 against the Eastern Conference, 2-1-0 against the Atlantic Division, 1-1-1 in one-goal games, 3-1-1 when their opponent scores first, 2-1-1 when trailing after the first period, 0-1-1 when trailing after two periods and 4-1-1 when outshooting their opponent.

-Los Angeles’ franchise-tying point streak to begin a season ended at seven games (also 1995-96; 4-0-3). They were the final NHL team to suffer a regulation loss.

-The Kings’ streak of scoring at least three goals ended at six games (25 total goals).

-With a first period hit, Dustin Brown recorded the 3,000th hit of his career. With three hits on the night, he now has 3,002 in his career.

-With a goal and an assist, Trevor Lewis increased his point streak to three games (2-3=5). He scored his fifth career shorthanded goal and first since March 26, 2016, a 6-4 win versus Edmonton.

-Jonathan Quick appeared in his 499th career game.

-Jake Muzzin’s point streak ended at six games.

-Oscar Fantenberg’s assist and point streak ended at four games.

-Los Angeles attempted 64 shots (38 on goal, 12 blocked, 14 missed). Toronto attempted 59 shots (34 on goal, 13 blocked, 12 missed). William Nylander led all skaters with seven shots, while Jake Muzzin led the Kings with six. All Los Angeles skaters other than Andy Andreoff and Brooks Laich finished with at least one shot on goal.

-The Kings won 29-of-63 faceoffs (46%). Adrian Kempe won 0-of-4, Anze Kopitar won 12-of-22, Michael Cammaller won 2-of-4, Alex Iafallo won 1-of-2, Nick Shore won 6-of-16, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-3, Dustin Brown won 1-of-2, Brooks Laich won 4-of-7, Tanner Pearson won 1-of-2 and Tyler Toffoli won 0-of-1.

-Lead photo via Mark Blinch

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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.