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Remember him?

The Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League, an affiliate of the Chicago Blackhawks, today signed Dan Cloutier to a professional tryout agreement. Cloutier is still on the books with the Kings, as $1.033 million of the buyout of his disastrous contract still counts on this season's salary cap... Read More
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Quick `into a groove'

Jonathan Quick has started 25 of the Kings' 27 games, and he will get the call again tomorrow in Anaheim. Here's what Terry Murray said today, putting Quick's recent stretch into some context... MURRAY: ``This year, his game has been good. There were times, in games this year, that I think he'd li... Read More
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Quick's new gear

Or should that be, new ``e-quick-ment''? Never mind. Anyway, I got some questions after Jonathan Quick debuted new goalie gear for the game at Edmonton. Quick said it's a routine swap and that he will typically go through three sets of goalie pads per season. Quick's new pads are a different look,... Read More
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Injury report

Rob Scuderi is once again listed as ``questionable'' with his still-undisclosed lower-body injury. I pointed out to Terry Murray that after the injury took place, Murray insinuated it was possible that Scuderi would only miss one game. Now he's at six games, and counting... ``Those things just lin... Read More
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Power-play woes

The Kings' raw numbers on the power play over the last four games have been pretty brutal. They're 0 for 13 with the man advantage, while opponents are 3 for 20. That's a strong kill percentage, but the Kings aren't drawing many power plays, and they're not doing much with the ones they get. Here's ... Read More
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Monday practice update

Terry Murray said Rob Scuderi is still questionable with his lower-body injury. You might remember that initial estimates said Scuderi might not miss a game... Scuderi skated today, and Matt Greene returned as well. Ryan Smyth did another pre-practice skate, this time with Mark Hardy, that looked fa... Read More
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Segal's strong start

You can call him ``Steven'' or ``Bugsy'' -- and I'm sure he's heard too much of both -- but no matter what you call him, it's pretty clear that Brandon Segal is having a positive impat in his short stint with the Kings so far. Segal doesn't have a point in his three games with the Kings so far, but ... Read More
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Sunday practice update

Terry Murray said Ryan Smyth was cleared last night to get back on the ice, so that's why he skated today, a day ahead of schedule. Murray said he would like to see Smyth skate as much as possible but said Smyth wouldn't be in a full-team practice any time soon. Smyth stayed on the ice this morning ... Read More
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Loktionov update

Andrei Loktionov will have surgery to repair a torn capsule in his shoulder and will be out of action approximately four months, according to Dean Lombardi. It sounded as though Loktionov's surgery and Thomas Hickey's surgery will both take place relatively soon.... Read More
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Postgame notes (Nov. 28)

-- Jonathan Quick stopped a season-high 32 shots. Quick had matched his season high two nights earlier (30 saves) two nights earlier against Vancouver. Quick has won three consecutive shootouts (stopping all eight shots against). -- Wayne Simmonds now has a career-high three-game goal streak (thre... Read More
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Blackhawks postgame quotes

COACH JOEL QUENNEVILLE ``I thought it was a real good road trip. We got nine out of 12 points in six tough buildings. At the beginning of it, you would have taken that. I thought the third period today was our best of the game and it put ourselves in a pretty good spot. Every game is going to be a ... Read More
Alec martinez

#27 | 6′ 1″ | 210 lb | Age: 29

Born: July 26, 1987
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, MI, USA
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

Bio: Martinez was drafted by the LA Kings in the 2007 Draft, while playing for Miami University. He has since become a two-time Stanley Cup champion and the 17th man in Stanley Cup playoff history to score the Cup-winning goal in overtime.

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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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Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Toffoli is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward, drafted by the Kings in the second round of the 2010 Draft. Toffoli scored his first career NHL goal in his second game in a 4–0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. He was also named the 2012–13 AHL All-Rookie Team.
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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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