February 20 Postgame Notes - LA Kings Insider

– The Kings improved to 15-6-7 all-time against the Winnipeg Jets organization with their 4-3 win. Los Angeles is also now 6-5-3 in Winnipeg.

– The Kings improved to 15-13-4 against the Western Conference and 7-4-1 against the Central Division.

– Los Angeles finished this seven-game road-trip with a 4-3-0 record. The Kings have won three games in a row.

– The Kings hold a 33-22-5 record and hold the final playoff spot in the Pacific Division with 71 points.

– Forward Torrey Mitchell scored his fifth goal of the season and his second goal in as many games. He finished the seven-game road-trip with three goals.

– Defenseman Dion Phaneuf scored his third goal with the Kings and second in as many games. Tuesday was his fourth game with Los Angeles. All of Phaneuf’s goals with the Kings have come on the power play. He played 18:19 on Tuesday.

– Forward Anze Kopitar played in his 900th career game and notched his 800th career point, an assist on forward Dustin Brown’s third period goal.

– Defenseman Alec Martinez picked up a goal and an assist on the power play. His 11 power play points are tied for third on the Kings.

– Brown scored his 17th goal of the season and his third game-winner.

– Forward Tanner Pearson picked up an assist. It was his second point of the team’s trip.

– Forward Michael Amadio picked up an assist. He now has a three-game point streak. Over that stretch he’s had two goals and two assists.

– Forward Adrian Kempe notched two assists. It was his fifth multi-point game of the season.

– Darcy Kuemper improved to 10-1-3 on the season, stopping 30 of 33 Jets shots on goal. Kuemper has a 2.10 goal-against average and .932 save percentage.

– The Kings scored two power play goals against the Jets. It was the fifth time this season they had multiple tallies on the man-advantage.

– The Kings are off Wednesday. They will return to the ice Thursday at 10 a.m. for their morning skate at Toyota Sports Center in advance of their 7:30 p.m. game that night against the Dallas Stars at Staples Center. 

Lead photo via Jonathan Kozub/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.