Postgame notes (Oct. 30) - LA Kings Insider

Some notes from last night’s game…

— The Kings lost in regulation on the road for the first time this season, as they fell to the Colorado Avalanche 3-2 on Sunday night at Pepsi Center.

— The Kings outshot the Avalanche 32-16, including 15-4 in the second period. The 16 shots were the fewest the Kings have allowed this season. Every Kings forward recorded at least one shot on goal except Dustin Penner. The Kings are 1-3-1 when outshooting their opponents and 5-0-1 when being outshot.

— The Kings went 2-for-4 on the power play and 3-for-4 on the penalty kill and allowed one shorthanded goal, the first of the season. It was the second time, in 11 games, that the Kings scored more than one power-play goal in a game.

— The Kings fell to 3-1-2 on the road, 2-3-0 when allowing the first goal and 3-1-2 in one-goal games.

— Jonathan Quick stopped 13 of 16 shots. In his first six starts, Quick allowed a total of five goals. In his last three starts, he has allowed a total of nine goals.

— Scott Parse scored a power-play goal. Parse has two goals in three games after he sat the previous six games as a healthy scratch.

— Anze Kopitar scored a goal. Kopitar leads the Kings in goals (six) and points (14). He has two goals and two assists in his last three games.

— Jarret Stoll had one assist, on the power play, for his first power-play point of the season.

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

— Drew Doughty had one assist, for his second assist and point of the season.

— Dustin Brown recorded a team-high five shots on goal. Matt Greene was credited with a game-high five hits and Jack Johnson was credited with a game-high five blocked shots.

— Jack Johnson played a game-high 23 minutes, 43 seconds, followed by Drew Doughty, at 21:55. Anze Kopitar led all Kings forwards in ice time, at 20:20, followed by Dustin Brown, at 18:37.

— The Kings won 22 of 49 faceoffs (45 percent). Anze Kopitar won 8 of 16 draws (50 percent). Mike Richards won 8 of 14 draws (57 percent). Jarret Stoll won 5 of 11 draws (45 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.