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Los Angeles Kings 2014 Winter Olympic Update

February 16th, 2014 at 9:54 PM
By Suzanna Bezyan

Los Angeles Kings players had busy Saturday and Sunday playing games at the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, here are the updates.

Team USA:

Saturday- Won 3-2 in a shootout against Russia.

Sunday- Won 5-1 against Slovenia.

Jonathan Quick- On Saturday Quick stopped 29 shots. He did not start on Sunday.

Dustin Brown- On Saturday Brown got a penalty causing Russia to tie the game. He recorded one shot and logged 9:42 minutes of ice time. On Sunday Brown recorded an assist on David Backes’ goal in the third period. He recorded a plus-one rating and 10:51 minutes of ice time.

Team Canada:

Saturday- no game

Sunday-3-2 overtime victory against Finland.

Drew Doughty- Doughty recorded two goals out of four shots, one of which was the overtime game winning goal. He logged 19:38 minutes of ice time. Doughty now has five total points in the tournament putting him in third place (Phil Kessel of the U.S. first place and Miachel Grabner of Austria in second).

Jeff Carter- Carter recorded an assist on Drew Doughty’s game-winning overtime goal. He recorded three shots and logged 17:56 minutes of ice time.

Team Russia:

Saturday- Lost 3-2 in a shootout against the U.S.

Sunday-Won 1-0 against Slovakia.

Slava Voynov- On Saturday Voynov recorded a plus-one rating, with one shot in 15:53 minutes of ice time. He played a strong game and even through some hard checks on Dustin Brown. On Sunday Voynov logged 17:49 minutes of ice time, no goal and no penalty and an even rating.

Team Slovenia:

Saturday- Slovenia had its first ever Olympic win with a 3-1 victory over Slovakia.

Sunday- Lost 5-1 against the U.S.

Anze Kopitar- On Saturday, Kopitar the teams only NHL player scored his first goal of the tournament, won 15-of-20 draws, and logged 26:50 minutes of ice time. On Sunday Kopitar’s ice time decreased drastically to 11:31. Kopitar was not on the bench in the third period and it was reported to be because of the stomach flu.

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