April 13 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 0-2 all-time against Vegas in the playoffs, a record that includes a road mark of 0-2. The Kings fell to 111-142 all-time in the playoffs and 49-84 on the road.

-The Kings fell to 21-28 all-time in Game 2s. When losing Game 2, they have won 6 of 27 series. Since returning to the playoffs in 2010, they are 2-2 in series when losing Game 1 and 2. (W: 2013 STL, 2014 SJS; L: 2013 CHI, 2016 SJS). Teams that take a 2-0 lead in a best-of-seven series hold an all-time series record of 312-49 (86.4%), via NHL Public Relations. Los Angeles has won 3 of 14 all-time best-of-seven series when trailing 2-0.

-At 95:22, Game 2 was the longest playoff game in Kingshistory, surpassing the 94:43 from Game 5 against the New York Rangers in 2014, Previously, the longest loss in club history was the 91:40 from Game 5 at Chicago in 2013.

-Through the first round, Los Angeles has trailed for 77:45 and has been tied for 77:37.

-The Kings have scored one goal through the first two games. The club record for the fewest goals scored in a best-of-seven series is five from 1969, won by St. Louis in four games.

-The two teams totaled 136 hits (Los Angeles – 80; Vegas – 56) and have now been credited for a combined for 263 hits through the first two games of the series (Los Angeles – 148; Vegas – 115). In Game 2. William Carrier was credited with a game-high 11 hits. Oscar Fantenberg was credited with eight to lead the Kings, followed bu Christian Folin, Kyle Clifford, Trevor Lewis, Dustin Brown and Tyler Toffoli, all of whom were credited with seven.

-Players who logged more than 35 minutes: Alec Martinez (44:43), Oscar Fantenberg (41:03), Anze Kopitar (38:54), Nate Schmidt (37:19) and William Karlsson (35:28). Fantenberg’s regular season career high in minutes is 19:54, while Martinez’s is 32:11.

-With Drew Doughty suspended for Game 3, the only players to have appeared in all 83 games since the team’s return to the postseason in 2010 are Dustin Brown and Jonathan Quick.

-Jonathan Quick has stopped 81 of 84 shots through 155 minutes this postseason for a goals-against average of 1.17, a save percentage of .964 and a record of 0-2.

-Michael Amadio logged 12:45 in his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut. He recorded one assist and took one shot on goal.

-Alec Martinez was credited with a game-high eight blocked shots. Dion Phaneuf finished second in the game with six.

-The Kings attempted 67 shots (30 on goal, 23 blocked, 14 missed). The Golden Knights attempted 111 shots (56 on goal, 35 blocked, 20 missed). James Neal finished with a game-high 11 shots, while Dustin Brown led Los Angeles with six.

-The Kings won 51-of-93 faceoffs. Adrian Kempe won 4-of-9, Anze Kopitar won 23-of-35, Nate Thompson won 10-of-15, Michael Amadio won 1-of-5, Tanner Pearson won 2-of-2, Torrey Mitchell won 2-of-3 and Jeff Carter won 9-of-24.

Players are expected to report to Toyota Sports Center in advance of 12:00 p.m. media availability on Saturday, April 14. Should players get onto the ice, the skate is expected to be highly optional.

-Lead photo via Ethan Miller/Getty Images

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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.