October 29 postgame notes, videos - LA Kings Insider

-The Kings fell to 79-94-32 all-time against the Phoenix franchise, which includes a road record of 35-53-16. Los Angeles’ lone win in their last six trips to Jobing.com Arena was a 4-2 win on January 26, 2013.

-The Kings conceded a power play goal for the fourth consecutive game. They are 13-for-19 while shorthanded over that span.

-Kings opponents have received at least four power plays for six consecutive games. Los Angeles has been assessed 63 minor penalties this season, which ties them with Winnipeg for the most in the league.

-The Kings won the faceoff battle for the fifth consecutive game. They are 192-for-336 (57.1%) at the faceoff dot over that span.

-Jake Muzzin blocked a team-high three shots in 18:24 of ice time. He took four shots on goal and had three shots blocked.

-Drew Doughty led the team with seven shots on goal.

-Zbynek Michalek blocked a game-high seven shots.

-The Kings won 48-of-70 faceoffs Tuesday. Amongst regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 13-of-24, Mike Richards won 3-of-5, Jeff Carter won 8-of-12, Jarret Stoll won 15-of-19, and Trevor Lewis won 2-of-8. Amongst Phoenix’s most frequent performers, Antoine Vermette won 15-of-31 and Mike Ribeiro won 4-of-18.

The Kings are scheduled to report to Toyota Sports Center at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday. The rest of the day’s practice schedule prior to the home game against San Jose will be determined on site.

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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.