April 18 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 11-12 all-time against San Jose in the playoffs, a mark that includes an away record of 5-7. The Kings improved to 111-138 all-time in the playoffs and 49-81 on the road.

-Los Angeles improved to 19-26 all-time in Game 3s. When winning Game 3, the Kings have won 13 of 18 series. When trailing a series 2-1, they have won 6 of 18 series. When trailing a best-of-seven series 2-1, they have won 6 of 16 series.

-Los Angeles improved to 29-27 all-time in playoff overtime and 1-5 all-time against San Jose in playoff overtime.

-In Game 3, the Sharks led for 7:40 and the teams were tied for 55:37. In the series, the Kings have led for 4:02, the Sharks have led for 84:26, and the two teams have been tied for 94:49.

-Tanner Pearson scored his first career overtime goal. He had two overtime game-winning goals in the regular season (2/12/16 at NYR, 2/20/16 at NSH). He joins Butch Goring (2), Wayne Gretzky (2), Anze Kopitar (2), Alec Martinez (2), Eric Belanger, Steve Bozek, Dustin Brown, Jeff Carter, Adam Deadmarsh, Daryl Evans, Marian Gaborik, Tony Granato, Ted Irvine, Craig Johnson, Mike Krushelnyski, Jaroslav Modry, Mike Murphy, Glen Murray, Dustin Penner, Luc Robitaille, Gary Shuchuk, Jarret Stoll, Slava Voynov and Justin Williams to have scored in playoff overtime.

-Ice time allotted to L.A. defensemen: Drew Doughty – 35:01, Jake Muzzin – 29:18, Rob Scuderi – 24:04, Luke Schenn – 23:04, Brayden McNabb – 10:30 and Jamie McBain – 5:42.

-In 11 career playoff games at SAP Center, Jonathan Quick has stopped 364-of-388 shots (.938 Sv%).

-The two teams combined for 99 hits, 60 of which were recorded by the Kings. Luke Schenn recorded nine hits, Dustin Brown eight and Milan Lucic six.

-Los Angeles attempted 58 shots (24 on goal, 18 blocked, 16 missed). San Jose attempted 74 shots (30 on goal, 27 blocked, 17 missed). Brent Burns led all skaters with 19 shot attempts (5 on goal, 10 blocked, 4 missed), while Anze Kopitar and Burns tied with a game-high five shots on goal. Drew Doughty blocked five shots, while Paul Martin blocked a game-high eight shots.

-The Kings won 39-of-69 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 17-of-26, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-7, Vincent Lecavalier won 11-of-16 and Jeff Carter won 8-of-18.

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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.