Postgame notes (Oct. 29) - LA Kings Insider

Some notes from last night’s game…

— The Kings got a point on the road but lost 3-2 in overtime to the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday night at Arena.

— The Kings fell to 2-1 in games decided in the five-minute overtime period.

— The Kings recorded a season-high 39 shots on goal, to the Coyotes’ 33. The Kings are 1-2-1 when outshooting their opponents and 5-0-1 when being outshot.

— The Kings went 0-for-4 on the power play and 3-for-3 on the penalty kill. In their last four games, the Kings are 1-for-12 on the power play and 11-for-12 on the penalty kill.

— The Kings fell to 3-0-2 on the road, 4-0-2 when scoring the first goal, 0-2-1 when trailing after two periods, 3-0-2 in one-goal games and 3-0-1 in division games.

— Jonathan Quick stopped 30 of 33 shots. Quick allowed a total of five goals in his first six starts, including three shutouts. He has allowed a total of six goals in his last two games.

— Mike Richards scored a goal. Richards has two goals and eight assists in 10 games this season.

— Anze Kopitar scored a goal. Kopitar has five goals and eight assists in 10 games this season.

— Dustin Brown had one assist. Brown has one goal and three assists in his last two games.

— Trent Hunter had one assist, for his first point of the season in his fourth game.

— Willie Mitchell had one assist, his third assist in 10 games this season. Mitchell had five assists in 57 games last season.

— Matt Greene had one assist, his second assist in 10 games this season.

— Jarret Stoll recorded a team-high six shots on goal and was credited with a team-high four hits. Matt Greene was credited with a team-high four blocked shots.

— Drew Doughty led the Kings in ice time, at 25:31, followed by Willie Mitchell, at 24:57. Mike Richards led all Kings forwards in ice time, at 22:05, followed by Anze Kopitar, at 21:04.

— The Kings won 34 of 66 faceoffs (52 percent). Mike Richards won 13 of 25 draws (52 percent). Anze Kopitar won 9 of 17 draws (53 percent). Jarret Stoll won 9 of 15 draws (60 percent).

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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.