January 24 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 96-112-30 all-time against the Calgary franchise, a record that includes a road mark of 38-66-17. The Kings are 1-1-1 against the Flames this season with one game remaining, March 26 at Staples Center.

-Los Angeles improved to 10-12-4 against the Western Conference, 6-9-3 against the Pacific Division, 10-8-5 in one-goal games, 13-15-3 when their opponent scores first, 7-12-3 when trailing after the first period, 5-14-3 when trailing after the second period 8-5 in games that extend past regulation and 6-5 in games decided in overtime.

-The Kings and Flames have been the league’s top two overtime teams since the switch to three-on-three in advance of the 2015-16 season. With the win, Los Angeles improved to 30-12 in three-on-three overtime. Their .714 winning percentage trails only Calgary, who fell to 24-8 (.750).

-Los Angeles blocked 27 shots (8-Folin, 5-Martinez, 3-Iafallo, 2-Muzzin, 2-Kopitar, 2-Pearson, 1-Doughty, 1-Lewis, 1-Brown, 1-LaDue, 1-Amadio).

-By assisting on Jake Muzzin’s goal, Dustin Brown (294 assists) surpassed Jim Fox (293 assists) for 10th place on the franchise’s all-time assist list.

-With his third period power play goal, Jake Muzzin (44 goals/16 power play goals) tied Garry Galley for 10th place on the franchise’s all-time list of power play goals by a defenseman play and ninth place on the franchise’s all-time list of goals by a defenseman. He increased his points streak to five games (2-3=5).

-Tanner Pearson recorded his sixth career regular season overtime goal and seventh overtime goal overall, including playoffs. It was his third game-winning goal of the season and 16th game-winning goal in 275 regular season NHL games.

-Anze Kopitar increased his assists and points streak to five games (1-5=6).

-Drew Doughty increased his assists and points streak to three games (0-5=5).

-The Kings attempted 54 shots (27 on goal, 10 blocked, 17 missed). The Flames attempted 75 shots (31 on goal, 27 blocked, 17 missed). Sean Monahan led all skaters with eight shots on goal, while Drew Doughty, Anze Kopitar, Alex Iafallo, Dustin Brown and Tyler Toffoli tied with a team-high three shots.

-Los Angeles won 33-of-67 faceoffs (49%). Adrian Kempe won 5-of-13, Anze Kopitar won 22-of-37, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-2, Michael Amadio won 1-of-5 and Torrey Mitchell won 5-of-10.

The Kings are off for the All-Star break. Their next practice will take place in Dallas on Monday, January 29.

-Lead photo via Gerry Thomas

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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.