|2009–10 Los Angeles Kings · NHL|
|General Manager||Dean Lombardi|
|Alternate captains||Matt Greene|
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The 2009–10 Los Angeles Kings season was the team's 43rd season (42nd season of play) in the National Hockey League (NHL). For the first time since the 2001–02 NHL season, the Kings qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs.
- 1 Preseason
- 2 Regular season
- 3 Schedule and results
- 4 Playoffs
- 5 Player statistics
- 6 Awards and records
- 7 Transactions
- 8 Draft picks
- 9 Final roster
- 10 See also
- 11 Farm teams
- 12 References
- 13 External links
Preseason[edit | edit source]
The Kings were busy at the 2009 NHL Entry Draft, making five trades. The Kings chose Brayden Schenn as their first-round pick, fifth overall. The Kings finished the pre-season with a record of 4–3–1. Defenseman Sean O'Donnell received a five-game suspension during the preseason after an incident involving New York Islanders forward Matt Martin. O'Donnell missed the final three pre-season games, and will miss the first two games of the regular season.
|2009 Pre-season game log: 4–3–1 (Home: 2–0–0; Road: 0–3–0; Neutral: 2–0–1)|
|1||September 15||Phoenix Coyotes||Won 4–3||Los Angeles Kings||Jonathan Bernier (1–0–0)||8,432||1–0–0|||
|2||September 15||Los Angeles Kings||Lost 4–2||Phoenix Coyotes||Erik Ersberg (0–1–0)||4,643||1–1–0|||
|3||September 17 (in Ontario, CA)||San Jose Sharks||Lost 2–1||Los Angeles Kings||SO||Jonathan Quick (0–0–1)||6,245||1–1–1|||
|4||September 19||Anaheim Ducks||Won 4–1||Los Angeles Kings||Jonathan Bernier (2–0–0)||11,995||2–1–1|||
|5||September 22 (in Kansas City, MO)||Los Angeles Kings||Won 4–2||New York Islanders||Jonathan Quick (1–0–1)||9,792||3–1–1|||
|6||September 23||Los Angeles Kings||Lost 3–2||Colorado Avalanche||Erik Ersberg (0–2–0)||3–2–1|||
|7||September 26 (in Las Vegas, NV)||Colorado Avalanche||Won 5–3||Los Angeles Kings||Jonathan Quick (2–0–1)||11,263||4–2–1|||
|8||September 27||Los Angeles Kings||Lost 5–4||Anaheim Ducks||Jonathan Bernier (2–1–0)||15,677||4–3–1|||
Luc Robitaille was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on November 9, 2009. Robitaille, who currently serves as the President of Business Operations for the Kings, was joined by Brian Leetch, Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull and Lou Lamoriello in this year's class of inductees.
Regular season[edit | edit source]
The Kings observed a 17-day break in the schedule in February due to the 2010 Winter Olympics. Five players currently under contract for Los Angeles were selected to represent their countries during the tournament. Drew Doughty played for Canada, Michal Handzus played for Slovakia, while Dustin Brown, Jack Johnson and Jonathan Quick all represented the United States.
The main highlights for the club included them breaking an eight-year playoff absence by qualifying as the sixth seed in the Western Conference. They finished the season with 101 points, the third highest point total in franchise history. They also set a franchise record with a nine-game winning streak from January 21 through February 6. They registered two other eight game stretches without a loss. On the road, they established franchise records for road wins in a season (24), road points (51) and the first ever 5–0–0 record on a five-game trip in franchise history.
Individually, goaltender Jonathan Quick established single-season records for victories with 39 and games played with 72.
Divisional standings[edit | edit source]
|1||y–San Jose Sharks||82||51||20||11||264||215||113|
|3||Los Angeles Kings||82||46||27||9||241||219||101|
Conference standings[edit | edit source]
|z–San Jose Sharks||82||51||20||11||264||215||113|
|Detroit Red Wings||82||44||24||14||229||216||102|
|Los Angeles Kings||82||46||27||9||241||219||101|
|St. Louis Blues||82||40||32||10||225||223||90|
|Columbus Blue Jackets||82||32||35||15||216||259||79|
bold – Qualified for playoffs; y – Won division; z – Won conference (and division)
Schedule and results[edit | edit source]
|2009–10 game log|
Legend: Win (2 points) Loss (0 points) Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)
Playoffs[edit | edit source]
- The Los Angeles Kings qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2002, clinching the sixth seed with 101 points.
|2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs|
Legend: Win Loss
Player statistics[edit | edit source]
Skaters[edit | edit source]
Goaltenders[edit | edit source]
Note: Min, TOI = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T,T/OT = Ties; OTL = Overtime losses; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts; SA = Shots against; SV = Shots saved; SV% = Save percentage;
†Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Kings. Stats reflect time with the Kings only.
Bold/italics denotes franchise record.
Underline denotes currently with a minor league affiliate.
Awards and records[edit | edit source]
Records[edit | edit source]
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Milestones[edit | edit source]
|Alec Martinez||1st career NHL game||October 3, 2009|
|Davis Drewiske||1st career NHL goal||October 6, 2009|
|Justin Williams||200th career NHL assist||October 12, 2009|
|Dustin Brown||200th career NHL point||October 19, 2009|
|Anze Kopitar||1st career NHL hat trick||October 22, 2009|
|Terry Murray||400th career NHL coaching win||October 22, 2009|
|Scott Parse||1st career NHL game||October 24, 2009|
|Scott Parse||1st career NHL assist||October 24, 2009|
|Scott Parse||1st career NHL goal||October 24, 2009|
|Wayne Simmonds||100th career NHL game||November 9, 2009|
|Drew Doughty||100th career NHL game||November 11, 2009|
|Michal Handzus||700th career NHL game||November 11, 2009|
|Brayden Schenn||1st career NHL game||November 26, 2009|
|Brad Richardson||200th career NHL game||December 12, 2009|
|Corey Elkins||1st career NHL game||December 15, 2009|
|Corey Elkins||1st career NHL goal||December 17, 2009|
Awards[edit | edit source]
|Jonathan Quick||NHL Second Star of the Week||October 12, 2009|
|Anze Kopitar||NHL First Star of the Week||October 26, 2009|
|Jonathan Quick||NHL First Star of the Week||December 14, 2009|
- Drew Doughty was named as one of the three finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy awarded to the outstanding defenseman in the NHL. The award will be handed out at the 2010 NHL Awards Show on June 23. Doughty became the second youngest player in NHL history to be nominated for this award, with Bobby Orr being the youngest ever. Doughty would be the second ever member of the Kings to win this award; Rob Blake is the only other member of the Kings to win this award.
Transactions[edit | edit source]
The Kings have been involved in the following transactions during the 2009–10 season.
Notes[edit | edit source]
Free agents acquired[edit | edit source]
Free agents lost[edit | edit source]
Acquired via waivers[edit | edit source]
Lost via waivers[edit | edit source]
Player signings[edit | edit source]
Miscellaneous[edit | edit source]
Draft picks[edit | edit source]
|Round||#||Player||Position||Nationality||College/junior/club team (league)|
|1||5||Brayden Schenn||C||Canada||Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)|
|2||35||Kyle Clifford||LW||Canada||Barrie Colts (OHL)|
|3||84 (from New Jersey via Calgary)||Nicolas Deslauriers||D||Canada||Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)|
|4||95 (from Atlanta)||Jean-Francois Berube||G||Canada||Montreal Junior Hockey Club (QMJHL)|
|4||96||Linden Vey||RW||Canada||Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL)|
|5||126||David Kolomatis||D||United States||Owen Sound Attack (OHL)|
|6||156||Michael Pelech||C/LW||Canada||Mississauga St. Michael's Majors (OHL)|
|6||179 (from Chicago)||Brandon Kozun||RW||United States||Calgary Hitmen (WHL)|
|7||186||Jordan Nolan||C||Canada||Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)|
|7||198 (from St. Louis)||Nic Dowd||C||United States||Wenatchee Wild (NAHL)|
Final roster[edit | edit source]
Updated April 2, 2010.
|RW||R||36||2003||Ithaca, New York|
|LW||R||38||2000||Moscow, Soviet Union|
|D||R||37||2008||Grand Ledge, Michigan|
|C||L||43||2007||Banská Bystrica, Czechoslovakia|
|D||R||37||2006||Kirtland Hills, Ohio|
|LW||L||41||2006||Riga, Soviet Union|
|D||L||39||2009||Quispamsis, New Brunswick|
|D||L||41||2009||Syosset, New York|
See also[edit | edit source]
Farm teams[edit | edit source]
The Kings have one American Hockey League affiliate in the Manchester Monarchs. They also have one ECHL affiliate in the Ontario Reign. They have discontinued their affiliation with the Reading Royals. Both the Monarchs and the Reign are owned in part by the Kings' parent company Anschutz Entertainment Group.
References[edit | edit source]
- KINGS SIGN KING.
- KINGS SIGN SCUDERI FOR FOUR YEARS.
- KINGS SIGN SEGAL.
- KINGS SIGN AZEVEDO; RE-SIGN BAGNALL.
- KINGS SIGN MIKUS.
- Kings Sign Clifford to Multi-Year Deal
- Kings Sign Muzzin; Activate Stoll
- Isles Sign Moore, Moulson, Mauldin and Flood For Next Season
- Vladimír Dravecký posilou majstrovských Košíc!.
- Armstrong, Blues Agree to Terms
- MacFarland says Syracuse Crunch a good showcase for Fritsche
- Ducks Sign Calder to One-Year Deal
- Kings Claim Jones
- Stars Claim Brandon Segal Off Waivers From LA
- BIG DAY FOR THE WESTGARTH FAMILY.
- KINGS PEN PARSE.
- KINGS SIGN PISKULA TO ONE-YEAR DEAL.
- KINGS RE-SIGN JACK JOHNSON.
- KINGS SIGN PURCELL.
- Kings Notebook (Oct. 23)
- Kings Make Player Transactions
- Kings Make Roster Moves
- Kings Announce Player Transactions
- NHL Suspends O'Donnell For Five Games
- Training Camp Update Sept. 24
- Kings Assign Piskula
- Kings Send Three First Rounders Down
- Kings Officially Set Player Roster For 2009–10 NHL Season
- Monarchs Announce Transactions
- Clune Sent to Manchester
- Kings Recall Moller
- Kings Notebook Oct 20
- Kings Assign Lewis
- Martinez Activated, Assigned
- Kings Recall Two
- Schenn To Kings, Loktionov to IR
- Kings Recalled to Manchester
- Kings Recall Moller
- Segal To IR
- Kings Recall Elkins
- Simmonds to IR, Martinez Recalled
- Kings Activate Ryan Smyth, Assign Four
- Kings Recall Two
- Kings Activate Simmonds, Segal; Stoll to IE
- Kings Make Player Moves
- Kings Recall Martinez; Jones to IR
- Kings Activate Jones; Martinez Sent Down
- Kings Activate Jones; Martinez Sent Down
- Kings Roster – Los Angeles Kings – Team. Retrieved on 2010-04-02.
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|2009–10 NHL season by team|
|Atlantic||New Jersey Devils • New York Islanders • New York Rangers • Philadelphia Flyers • Pittsburgh Penguins|
|Northeast||Boston Bruins • Buffalo Sabres • Montreal Canadiens • Ottawa Senators • Toronto Maple Leafs|
|Southeast||Atlanta Thrashers • Carolina Hurricanes • Florida Panthers • Tampa Bay Lightning • Washington Capitals|
|Central||Chicago Blackhawks • Columbus Blue Jackets • Detroit Red Wings • Nashville Predators • St. Louis Blues|
|Northwest||Calgary Flames • Colorado Avalanche • Edmonton Oilers • Minnesota Wild • Vancouver Canucks|
|Pacific||Anaheim Ducks • Dallas Stars • Los Angeles Kings • Phoenix Coyotes • San Jose Sharks|
|See also||2009 NHL Entry Draft • Winter Classic • Playoffs • Transactions • Three Star Awards|
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