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Another multi-point game for Schenn

Brayden Schenn was at it again today. The Kings prospect had one goal and one assist in Canada's 6-5 shootout loss to Sweden in pool-play action in the World Junior Championships. In four pool-play games, Schenn totaled seven goals and seven assists. Here is Schenn's game-by-game breakdown so far… ... Read More
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Can the Kings avoid another slide?

The last time the Kings' play dipped, things snowballed quickly. The Kings' 6-3 loss at San Jose on Nov. 15 was a proverbial punch in the nose, and it essentially took the Kings two weeks to recover, as that loss started a 1-7-0 skid. In some ways, Wednesday's 6-3 loss at Phoenix had much the same f... Read More
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Rough week for Kings’ goalies

The Kings made it through 39 regular-season games, dating to last season, without pulling their starting goaltender from the game. It has now happened twice in the last two games. First, Jonathan Quick was pulled in the second period of Wednesday's loss to Phoenix, after he allowed six goals on 24 s... Read More
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Business as usual for Murray

The Kings had a fast-paced, 45-minute practice today, no different than most other between-games practices. There was no ``bag skate,'' no on-ice screaming by the coaching staff. The only nod to any type of recent struggle was a longer-than-usual post-practice huddle with Terry Murray and the player... Read More
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Quick tomorrow; injury updates

Jonathan Quick will get the start in goal tomorrow night against San Jose. Willie Mitchell and Alexei Ponikarovsky went on the ice after practice for skating and a few drills, but there's no return date set for either player. Terry Murray indicated that Ponikarovsky remains day-to-day and that Mi... Read More
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Postgame notes (Dec. 30)

Some notes from last night's game… -- The Kings were on the wrong end of a back-to-back sweep, as they fell to the Philadelphia Flyers 7-4 on Thursday night at Staples Center, one night after a loss at Phoenix. -- The Kings allowed a season-worst seven goals. They had allowed six goals three t... Read More
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The view from Philadelphia

Here's how Philly.com -- the online arm of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News newspapers -- presented last night's Kings-Flyers game, along with a nice piece of Kings assistant coach John Stevens facing his former team for the first time, plus some additional postgame quotes from ... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts… (on his postgame message to the team…) MURRAY: ``There was no message.'' (on whether Bernier lost composure with the play around his net…) MURRAY: ``That's the way the league is. There's lots of heavy play around the net. He's a young guy. He's going to have... Read More
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Greene postgame quotes

Matt Greene's postgame thoughts… (on the game breakdowns…) GREENE: ``It’s mental and execution. It goes hand in hand. We’ve got to play the game, think the game and right now we’re not doing either one on defense. … This game got away from us. That’s it. We’ve got to be more disciplined against ... Read More
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Scuderi postgame quotes

Rob Scuderi's postgame thoughts… (on the last two losses…) SCUDERI: ``They were certainly two of our ugliest of the year. We're not making excuses for ourselves, but it does happen. We have to scrape it under the rug and move on.'' (on how much of a factor fatigue plays in a season…) SCUDERI... 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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