January 24 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 49-68-19 all-time against Vancouver, a record that includes a road mark of 43-62-18. The Kings fell to 1-2-0 in the season series with the Canucks, with one game remaining at Staples Center on March 12.

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 9-12-4 against the Western Conference, 5-9-3 against the Pacific Division, 10-4 in games decided by three or more goals, 12-15-3 when allowing the first goal, 6-12-3 when trailing after the first period, 4-14-3 when trailing after the second period, 12-11-3 when outshot by their opponent and 2-7-0 in January.

-The last time Los Angeles allowed six goals in a game was a 6-4 loss to Dallas on January 9, 2017.

-The last time the Kings allowed three power play goals in a game was a 4-2 loss at the New York Islanders on January 21, 2017.

-With a goal and an assist, Anze Kopitar increased his assist and point streak to four games (1-4=5). His goal, the 274th of his career, moved him within one of Butch Goring (275 goals) for fifth place on the team’s all-time list.

-With an assist, Jake Muzzin increased his point streak to four games (1-3=4).

-By assisting on Anze Kopitar’s goal, Dustin Brown recorded his 293rd career assist and moved into a tie with Jim Fox for 10th place on the Kings’ all-time assists list.

-Alec Martinez blocked a game-high eight shots on goal. His 132 shots on the season rank second in the league behind Kris Russell’s 140.

-Los Angeles attempted 61 shots (32 on goal, 17 blocked, 12 missed). Vancouver attempted 58 shots (35 on goal, 18 blocked, 5 missed). Brock Boeser finished with a game-high six shots on goal, while Dustin Brown finished with a team-high five shots.

-The Kings won 27-of-73 faceoffs (37%). Adrian Kempe won 4-of-14, Anze Kopitar won 8-of-26, Nick Shore won 3-of-9, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-2, Dustin Brown won 1-of-1, Michael Amadio won 7-of-17 and Torrey Mitchell won 2-of-4.

-Lead photo via Jeff Vinnick/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


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.