March 28 postgame notes - LA Kings Insider

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 81-83-39 all-time against Edmonton, a record that includes a road mark of 38-47-18. The Kings fell to 1-3-0 in the season series with the Oilers, with one game remaining April 4 at Staples Center. With the loss, Los Angeles dropped the season series to Edmonton for the first time since 2005-06, when they went 1-3-0. The Oilers qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2005-06.

-The Kings fell to 20-18-5 against the Western Conference, 9-12-2 against the Pacific Division, 18-12-7 in one-goal games, 15-28-2 when their opponent scores first, 13-12-2 when tied after one period and 6-9-2 when outshot by their opponent.

-Los Angeles was held to either zero goals or one goal for the 25th time in 75 games. Through four games against Edmonton, they have scored six goals, with four coming in a 4-2 Staples Center win on November 17.

-Jarome Iginla played his 100th career game against the Oilers and scored his 39th goal head-to-head. He has 90 career points versus Edmonton, the most he has recorded against any NHL team. By appearing in his 1,547th game, he moved within two games of Alex Delvecchio for 12th place on the all-time list, and by scoring his 623rd career goal, he moved within two goals of Joe Sakic for 15th place on the all-time list.

-Trevor Lewis played his 499th NHL game.

-The Kings attempted 58 shots (35 on goal, 17 blocked, 6 missed). The Oilers attempted 54 shots (29 on goal, 18 blocked, 7 missed). Tyler Toffoli and Connor McDavid finished tied with a game-high six shots on goal.

-Los Angeles won 27-of-57 faceoffs (47%). Among regular contributors, Anze Kopitar won 8-of-19, Nic Dowd won 4-of-10, Adrian Kempe won 4-of-12, and Jeff Carter won 10-of-15.

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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.