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2016–17 Los Angeles Kings season

The 2016–17 Los Angeles Kings season was the 50th season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on June 5, 1967.[1] The Kings did not qualify for the 2017 Stanley Cup playoffs, finishing with 86 points.

2016–17 Los Angeles Kings
Division5th Pacific
Conference10th Western
2016–17 record39–35–8
Home record23–16–2
Road record16–19–6
Goals for201
Goals against205
Team information
General ManagerDean Lombardi
CoachDarryl Sutter
CaptainAnze Kopitar
Alternate captainsJeff Carter
Drew Doughty
ArenaStaples Center
Minor league affiliate(s)Ontario Reign (AHL)
Manchester Monarchs (ECHL)
Team leaders
GoalsJeff Carter (32)
AssistsAnze Kopitar (40)
PointsJeff Carter (66)
Penalty minutesKyle Clifford (92)
Plus/minusDrew Doughty
Derek Forbort (+8)
WinsJonathan Quick (8)
Goals against averageJonathan Quick (2.26)

On March 2017, former Calgary Flames star Jarome Iginla signed with the Kings to play the remainder of the season there. As of 2017, this season marked the end of Iginla's time in the NHL as he retired from the NHL in July 2018.

Contents

Off-seasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

StandingsEdit

Divisional standingsEdit

Pacific Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Anaheim Ducks 82 46 23 13 43 223 200 +23 105
2 x – Edmonton Oilers 82 47 26 9 43 247 212 +35 103
3 x – San Jose Sharks 82 46 29 7 44 221 201 +20 99
4 x – Calgary Flames 82 45 33 4 41 226 221 +5 94
5 Los Angeles Kings 82 39 35 8 37 201 205 −4 86
6 Arizona Coyotes 82 30 42 10 24 197 260 −63 70
7 Vancouver Canucks 82 30 43 9 26 182 243 −61 69
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.

Conference standingsEdit

Top 3 (Central Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 z – Chicago Blackhawks 82 50 23 9 46 244 213 +31 109
2 x – Minnesota Wild 82 49 25 8 46 266 208 +58 106
3 x – St. Louis Blues 82 46 29 7 44 235 218 +17 99
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; z – Clinched conference.
Top 3 (Pacific Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – Anaheim Ducks 82 46 23 13 43 223 200 +23 105
2 x – Edmonton Oilers 82 47 26 9 43 247 212 +35 103
3 x – San Jose Sharks 82 46 29 7 44 221 201 +20 99
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.
Western Conference Wild Card
Pos Div Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 PA x – Calgary Flames 82 45 33 4 41 226 221 +5 94
2 CE x – Nashville Predators 82 41 29 12 39 240 224 +16 94
3 CE Winnipeg Jets 82 40 35 7 37 249 256 −7 87
4 PA Los Angeles Kings 82 39 35 8 37 201 205 −4 86
5 CE Dallas Stars 82 34 37 11 33 223 262 −39 79
6 PA Arizona Coyotes 82 30 42 10 24 197 260 −63 70
7 PA Vancouver Canucks 82 30 43 9 26 182 243 −61 69
8 CE Colorado Avalanche 82 22 56 4 21 166 278 −112 48
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot.

Schedule and resultsEdit

Pre-seasonEdit

Regular seasonEdit

2016–17 Game Log[2]

Legend:   Win (2 points)   Loss (0 points)   Overtime/shootout loss (1 point)

Player statisticsEdit

Final Stats

SkatersEdit

GoaltendersEdit

Regular season[4]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Peter Budaj 53 51 3029 27 20 3 107 2.12 1286 .917 7 0 1 0
Jonathan Quick 17 17 931 8 5 2 35 2.26 421 .917 2 0 0 2
Ben Bishop 7 6 411 2 3 2 17 2.49 170 .900 0 0 0 2
Jeff Zatkoff 13 8 550 2 7 1 27 2.95 223 .879 0 0 0 0
Jack Campbell 1 0 20 0 0 0 0 0.00 5 1.000 0 0 0 0

Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Kings. Stats reflect time with the Kings only.
Traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with the Kings only.
Bold/italics denotes franchise record


TransactionsEdit

The Kings have been involved in the following transactions during the 2016–17 season:

TradesEdit

Date
Details
Ref
June 25, 2016 (2016-06-25) To Dallas Stars
Nick Ebert
To Los Angeles Kings
Jack Campbell
[5]
January 21, 2017 (2017-01-21) To Chicago Blackhawks
Michael Latta
To Los Angeles Kings
Cameron Schilling
[6]
February 15, 2017 (2017-02-15) To Washington Capitals
Tom Gilbert
To Los Angeles Kings
Future considerations
[7]
February 26, 2017 (2017-02-26) To Tampa Bay Lightning
Peter Budaj
Erik Cernak
7th-round pick in 2017
conditional 2017 pick
To Los Angeles Kings
Ben Bishop
5th-round pick in 2017
[8]
March 1, 2017 (2017-03-01) To Montreal Canadiens
Dwight King
To Los Angeles Kings
conditional 4th-round pick in 2018
[9]
March 1, 2017 (2017-03-01) To Colorado Avalanche
conditional 4th-round pick in 2018
To Los Angeles Kings
Jarome Iginla
[10]
May 9, 2017 (2017-05-09) To Dallas Stars
Ben Bishop (rights)
To Los Angeles Kings
MTL's 4th-round pick in 2017
[11]
May 9, 2017 (2017-05-09) To Tampa Bay Lightning
LAK's 7th-round pick in 2017
To Los Angeles Kings
Bokondji Imama (rights)
[12]
Notes

Draft picksEdit

Below are the Los Angeles Kings' selections at the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, held on June 24–25, 2016, at the First Niagara Center in Buffalo.

Round # Player Pos Nationality College/Junior/Club team (League)
2 51 Kale Clague D   Canada Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL)
4 112 Jacob Moverare D   Sweden HV71 (SHL)
5 142 Michael Eyssimont C   United States St. Cloud State Huskies NCAA
7 202 Jacob Friend D   Canada Owen Sound Attack (OHL)
Notes

ReferencesEdit

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