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Waking up with the Kings: October 13

Seldomly does one NHL Member Club step on another for a full 60 minutes, a notion that certainly applies to the 2019-20 LA Kings and whomever they’re playing on any given night. But on Saturday, against a powerhouse Nashville team that employs Kyle Turris as a fourth line center and a healthy top-si... Read More

Game 4: Los Angeles vs Nashville

Los Angeles Kings 7, Nashville Predators 4 Final Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Fox Sports Live Stream (requires subscription) SOG: LAK – 38; NSH – 32 PP: LAK – 0/2; NSH – 1/4 First Period 1) NSH - Mikael Granlund (2) (Ryan Ellis, Filip Forsberg), 4:55 2) LAK - Michael Amadio (2) (Sea... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: October 10

From miles away it was easy to see that the LA Kings would be challenged to avoid an emotional letdown 24 hours after their headline-generating victory over Calgary and in their opponent’s home opener. But there shouldn’t be mercurial drive and attention to detail only three games into the season, a... Read More

Game 3: Los Angeles at Vancouver

Vancouver Canucks 8, Los Angeles Kings 2 Final Preview Box Score Ice Tracker NBC Live Stream (requires subscription) SOG: LAK – 39; VAN – 25 PP: LAK – 0/4; VAN – 1/2 First Period 1) VAN PPG - Quinn Hughes (1) (Tanner Pearson, Adam Gaudette), 5:26 2) VAN - Brandon Sutter (1) (Jake Vir... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: October 9

Whether or not we want to admit it or breathe extra life into a personal rivalry fueled by the players’ dislike as well as regular prodding from the media, the Doughty-Tkachuk storyline has provided for some tremendous theatre during its occasional flare-ups. Tuesday’s game, a 4-3 overtime win at Sc... Read More
Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.
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Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.
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Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

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.

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Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right

Bio

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.

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Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

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.

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Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left

Bio

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.

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