October 24 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 21-11-2 all-time against Ottawa, a record that includes a road mark of 8-8-1. These teams will conclude their season series on December 7 at Staples Center.

-With the win, the Kings improved to 6-1-0 against the Eastern Conference, 3-1-0 against the Atlantic Division, 1-1 in games that extend past regulation, 2-1-1 in one-goal games, 4-0-0 when scoring first, 3-0-0 when tied after one period, 4-0-0 when tied after two periods and 5-1-1 when outshooting their opponent.

-Los Angeles improved to 1-0 in shootouts this season, while Ottawa fell to 1-3. Darcy Kuemper moved to 1-0 in shootouts this season and 4-3 in his career, and by stopping both shots has now stopped 17 of 26 shootout attempts (.654). Michael Cammalleri improved to 1/1 this season and 17/56 in his career, Anze Kopitar fell to 0/1 this season and 36/96 in his career, and Adrian Kempe improved to 1/1 this season and 1/2 in his career.

-The Kings improved to 5-1-0 in an eight-game stretch against Eastern Conference opponents (4-2 W vs BUF, 3-2 W vs NYI, 5-1 W vs MTL, 6-4 W @ CBJ, 2-3 L @ TOR, 3-2 SOW @ OTT).

-Alec Martinez led Los Angeles with a career-high 29:23 of ice time.

-Nate Thompson’s shorthanded goal was the first allowed by the Kings this season. It was the seventh shorthanded goal of his career.

-Los Angeles attempted 67 shots (43 on goal, 15 blocked, 9 missed). Ottawa attempted 56 shots (31 on goal, 13 blocked, 12 missed). Drew Doughty led all skaters with seven shots on goal.

-The Kings won 27-of-62 faceoffs (44%). Adrian Kempe won 2-of-15, Anze Kopitar won 13-of-19, Michael Cammalleri won 1-of-2, Alex Iafallo won 1-of-3, Nick Shore won 6-of-14, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1, Dustin Brown won 1-of-1, Brooks Laich won 1-of-5 and Nic Dowd won 2-of-2.

-Lead photo via Andre Ringuette/NHLI

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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.