May 30 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 105-135 all-time in the playoffs, a record that includes a home mark of 59-55. The Kings are 5-11 all-time against the Blackhawks in the playoffs (4-3 home, 1-8 road).

-Los Angeles fell to 15-8 all-time and 2-1 this postseason in Game 6.

-The Kings are the third team in history to play every possible game through three rounds. The 1993 Toronto Maple Leafs and 2002 Colorado Avalanche also played 21 games through the Conference Final. Toronto lost at home to Los Angeles in 1993 and Colorado lost at Detroit in 2002.

-Los Angeles is 6-4 all-time in Game 7s (2-1 home, 4-3 road).

-The Kings have a combined 77 games of Game 7 experience and a combined record of 70-7.

-Los Angeles leads all NHL teams with an average of 3.40 goals per game in the postseason.

-The Kings have scored in 12 of the last 14 regulation periods.

-Los Angeles has won six consecutive elimination games this postseason.

-Jeff Carter and Tanner Pearson had their six-game point streaks snapped. Pearson’s six-game streak tied him with Daryl Evans (1982) and Warren Rychel (1993) for the longest postseason point streaks by a Kings rookie.

-Tyler Toffoli has 11 points (6-5=11), a plus-seven rating and a 56.5% Corsi percentage (173 CF; 133 CA) in 14 career regular season and playoff games against Chicago.

-Drew Doughty has seven points (3-4=7) in the last five games.

-Patrick Kane has seven points (2-5=7) in the last two games.

-Willie Mitchell, Tanner Pearson and Michal Roszival tied with a game-high six hits.

-The Kings attempted 63 shots (29 on net, 19 blocked, 15 missed). The Blackhawks attempted 47 shots (25 on net, 11 blocked, 11 missed).

-Los Angeles won 30-of-31 faceoffs (49%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 5-of-8, Anze Kopitar won 7-of-22, Jarret Stoll won 7-of-13 and Jeff Carter won 11-of-18.

The Kings are traveling to Chicago Saturday morning and will not practice at TSC.

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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.