November 19 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 0-1-0 all-time against Vegas, a record that has a 0-1-0 road mark. These teams have three games remaining: December 28 and February 26 at Staples Center, and February 27 at T-Mobile Arena.

-The Kings fell to 2-4-2 against the Western Conference, 2-3-1 against the Pacific Division, 4-2 in two-goal games, 5-5-2 when their opponent scores first, 3-4-2 when trailing after the first period, 1-5-2 when trailing after the second period and 5-5-0 when outshot by their opponent.

-Los Angeles fell to 2-1-0 on the second night of back-to-back sets.

-By stopping all 30 shots over 47:23, Darcy Kuemper has now stopped the last 54 shots he has faced.

-By assisting on Tanner Pearson’s goal, Drew Doughty now has points in three straight games (1-2=3).

-With five blocked shots, Alec Martinez’s 62 blocks on the season moved him into a first place tie in the NHL with Nikita Zaitsev.

-The Kings attempted 52 shots (29 on goal, 17 blocked, 6 missed). The Golden Knights attempted 71 shots (40 on goal, 20 blocked, 11 missed). Tyler Toffoli and Cody Eakin finished with a game-high five shots on goal.

-Los Angeles won 32-of-62 faceoffs (52%). Adrian Kempe won 5-of-12, Anze Kopitar won 11-of-22, Andy Andreoff won 0-of-1, Anze Kopitar won 8-of-13, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-1, Dustin Brown won 0-of-1, Nic Dowd won 5-of-9 and Jussi Jokinen won 2-of-3.

Monday, November 20 is an off-day for the team. The Kings will return to Toyota Sports Center for practice at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, November 21.

-Lead photo via Jeff Bottari/NHLI

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Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

Born: Feb 21, 1989
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left


Muzzin was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, before signing to the Kings in 2010. He has since become the first Woodstock, Ontario professional athlete to win a major sports trophy.

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.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Toffoli is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward, drafted by the Kings in the second round of the 2010 Draft. Toffoli scored his first career NHL goal in his second game in a 4–0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. He was also named the 2012–13 AHL All-Rookie Team.

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


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