February 7 Postgame Notes - LA Kings Insider

– Wednesday’s 5-2 win marked the 12th consecutive win against the Oilers on home ice for the Kings. During that streak, the Kings have outscored the Oilers by a combined score of 57-21 (including one shootout win for the Kings). Edmonton’s last win in Los Angeles was on Nov. 3, 2011. The 12 game streak is the longest home winning streak for the Kings against any team in the NHL in franchise history.

– Darcy Kuemper stopped 25-of-27 shots tonight. His first goal broke his career-long shutout streak and ended at 193:58. It marks the second longest shutout streak in Kings history (Jonathan Quick has the longest at 202:11, set in 2011). Over his last five appearances he has posted a .969 SV%, a 1.17 GAA and two shutouts. He has also posted an 9-1-4 record, earning points in 13 of his 14 decisions.

– Drew Doughty (0-2=2) tallied his 300th assist and 400th point of his NHL career on his first assist of the night. He is just the second Kings defensemen to reach those milestones (also Rob Blake).

– Anze Kopitar (1-1=2) tallied his second multi-point game in a row and has 17 points in the last 14 games (4-13=17). His goal was the 276th of his career, surpassing Butch Goring for fifth on the Kings all-time goals list.

– Paul LaDue (1-0=1) scored the second goal of his career (first PPG). Both of his career goals have been the game-winning goals).

– Adrian Kempe (1-0=1) scored his 16th goal of the season (tied for fifth among league rookies and tied for third on the team).

– Trevor Lewis (0-2=2) has 11 assists on the season. His 24 points are just one shy of his career high (25, 2014-15).

– Alex Iafallo (1-0=1) tallied his sixth goal of the season and has a goal in each of the last two games.

– Dustin Brown (0-1=1) recorded his 22nd assist of the season.

– Kyle Clifford (1-0=1) registered his second goal of the season.

– Kevin Gravel (0-1=1) tallied his third assist of the season and has points in each of the last two games (0-2=2)

Lead photo via Adam Pantozzi/NHLI

The Kings will travel Thursday to Sunrise, Fla. for their Friday game at the Florida Panthers. 

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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.