March 2010 - LA Kings Insider
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Bernier’s thoughts

Elias Sports Bureau confirmed today that Jonathan Bernier is the youngest goalie in Kings history to record a shutout. Today, Bernier talked about his current situation. Also, check below for audio of an interview Bernier did with ``Hockey Night in Canada Radio''... Question: Have they given you ... Read More
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Shot mentality

``Shot mentality'' is one of Terry Murray's favorite phrases, and while the Kings are just 1-3-1 in their last five games, Murray believes the Kings are on the right track, offensively, because their shot totals are increasing. In their last five games, the Kings have averaged 30.6 shots on goal. In... Read More
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Back on track?

Scott Parse's season is back on an upswing. Parse had the first two-goal game of his rookie season on Monday in Minnesota, then scored a huge third-period goal on Tuesday to break a scoreless tie in Nashville. Terry Murray's analysis of Parse's game, though, has always centered more on consistency t... Read More
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Quick’s thoughts

After practice today, Jonathan Quick gave his thoughts about the Kings' goalie situation and Terry Murray's decision to go with Jonathan Bernier tomorrow night and Quick on Saturday... QUICK: ``I feel good, and I'm looking forward to every game the rest of this season. I'm looking forward to gett... Read More
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Murray, on the goalies

Here's what Terry Murray said, after practice today, about the decision to start Jonathan Bernier in goal tomorrow against Vancouver and Jonathan Quick on Saturday against Anaheim (and beyond, apparently). MURRAY: ``This is the first opportunity that I've been able to back away from Quicker for a... Read More
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Bernier, then Quick

The word, after practice, from Terry Murray is that Jonathan Bernier will start in goal tomorrow and that Jonathan Quick will return Saturday and "next week." Murray jumped in right away with "Quick is No. 1 goalie" before even being asked. Murray said the move allows him to give Quick a little extr... Read More
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Crowded house

The Kings have all three goalies -- Jonathan Bernier, Erik Ersberg and Jonathan Quick -- on the ice for practice. It's a situation that, long term, can be difficult for teams and goalies, since obviously there are only two nets. That's a big reason why very few teams ever carry three goalies. Hopefu... Read More
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Time to concede?

The year-long scoring ``race'' between Sean O'Donnell and Matt Greene appears to have reached its conclusion. With his goal last night, O'Donnell now leads Greene in goals (3 to 2) and points (14 to 8). After last night's game, Greene and O'Donnell had a good-natured, tongue-in-cheek exchange about ... Read More
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Kaunisto to Kings?

Reports out of Michigan are that the Kings have signed Northern Michigan University forward Ray Kaunisto to a entry-level contract, as an undrafted free agent. Kaunisto, a 23-year-old native of Sault Ste. Marie, recently completed his senior season and had 18 goals, 14 assists and 78 penalty minutes... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts... (on Bernier...) MURRAY: ``He had a big game here today. This is a building that we haven't had any success in. You see his composure on that first power play that they had. He was under control, he absorbed some pucks. The season that he has played in the mino... Read More
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O’Donnell postgame quotes

Sean O'Donnell's postgame thoughts... (on his goal...) O'DONNELL: ``What happened was, I think Fro shot it from the half-wall, and then they had no one in front. It was one of those plays where you know there's a chance that that's where the rebound is going to come. That's the best-case scenari... 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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