Kopitar, Doughty Power the Kings Past Avalance

Here are a few post-game notes following the Kings 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche earlier this afternoon…

* Weather fanatics get Storm Watch, Kings fans were on Richie Watch with Colorado in town. Of course he was going to the top line. What did you expect? Richardson finished the night with one assist, no goals.

* Jonathan Quick is now 6-0 lifetime vs the Avalanche. He needs just two more wins to become the first Kings goaltender to ever record back-to-back 30 win seasons.

* Is the best defense a good offense? An LA defenseman has now scored in seven straight games. That’s a far cry from early in the season when the D wasn’t contributing goals at all. Alec Martinez had a nice bounce back game after sitting out the last two (with a goal from the point) and Drew Doughty scored his sixth goal in the last 11 games.

[More notes and video highlights after the jump]

* Anze Kopitar scored again – making it five straight years with 20 or more goals.

* The Kings power play is not clicking right now though. It went 2 for 9 today and didn’t look good.

* Ryan Smyth picked up the 400th assist of his career.

The win moved the team to 11-1-3 in their last 15 games. Their next game is Monday night at Staples Center vs. the Detroit Red Wings.

Video highlights…

The Mayor
www.twitter.com/MayorNHL
www.facebook.com/MayorsManor

Recent Articles

carter-jeff-kings-50th-anniversary

NHL Radio Replay: Hoven on Kings MVP, Gaborik Injury, Sharks Rivalry

Follow @mayorNHL
//
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on NHL Network Radio, where he joined hosts Scott Laughlin and Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon, to discuss the Kings and Sharks. Some of the topics touched on included: Jeff Carter, Anze Kopitar, Marian Gaborik, Nic Dowd, Alec Martinez, Jake Muzzin, Jonathan Quick, Peter Budaj, roster moves, injuries, […]

Sirius XM NHL Network

NHL Radio Replay: Hoven, Davis, Bernstein, Pagnotta after Kings-Ducks

Follow @mayorNHL
//
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven and Jonathan Davis on NHL Network Radio following the Kings-Ducks game in Anaheim, where they were joined by Dennis Bernstein and Dave Pagnotta of The Fourth Period magazine, as well as actor Michael Rosenbaum, and a host of other special guests. Some of the topics discussed […]

doughty_lewis_andy_article

Kings – Pacific Division Pretender Or Contender?

There’s an old adage in hockey that says you can’t win a division in the first month of the season, but you sure can lose it. Through the first 15 games of the 2016-17 season, the LA Kings may not be eliminated from Pacific Division contention, but the road to the title is going to be […]

Major News Items

LAK Prospect No 1

LA Kings 2015-16 Prospect Rankings: No. 1 Revealed

We're finally ready to announce the name of which Los Angeles Kings prospect has nabbed the No. 1 spot in our bi-annual rankings of the team's future hopefuls. After working our way through a handful of Honorable … [Read More...]

More Prospect News