Kings' schedule released - LA Kings Insider

The Kings’ 2010-11 schedule has been released. As expected, the season will start with back-to-back road games against Vancouver (Oct. 9) and Calgary (Oct. 10) and the home opener will be Oct. 12 against Atlanta.

The Kings will host Eastern Conference teams Atlanta, Carolina (Oct. 20), New Jersey (Oct. 30), Tampa Bay (Nov. 4), N.Y. Islanders (Nov. 13), Florida (Dec. 2), Philadelphia (Dec. 30), Toronto (Jan. 10) and Boston (Jan. 24).

The Kings’ Eastern Conference road games will be at Buffalo (Nov. 19), Boston (Nov. 20), Ottawa (Nov. 22), Montreal (Nov. 24), Pittsburgh (Feb. 10), Washington (Feb. 12), Philadelphia (Feb. 13), N.Y. Rangers (Feb. 17) and N.Y. Islanders (Feb. 19).

The Kings play 10 consecutive road games from Feb. 1 to Feb. 23, although the last of those games is in Anaheim and, given the break between the Feb. 5 game at Calgary and the Feb. 10 game at Pittsburgh, it’s reasonable to assume the Kings will be able to spend at least two days at home in the middle of that trip. That’s sort of an odd road trip. The longest homestand is an eight-game stretch from Dec. 30 to Jan. 15.

October has four home games and seven road games. November has six home games and six road games. December has seven home games and seven road games. January has 10 home games and three road games. February has three home games and 10 road games. March has eight home games and six road games. April has three home games and two road games. That’s a pretty fair split, although the Kings will want to be in good shape heading into that tough February stretch, which also includes four sets of back-to-back games.

The complete schedule follows below…

Oct. 9 at Vancouver, 7 p.m.
Oct. 10 at Calgary, 5 p.m.
Oct. 12 Atlanta, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 15 Vancouver, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 20 Carolina, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 21 at Phoenix, 7 p.m.
Oct. 23 at Colorado, 6 p.m.
Oct. 25 at Minnesota, 5 p.m.
Oct. 27 at Chicago, 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 28 at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.
Oct. 30 New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 4 Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 6 Nashville, 1 p.m.
Nov. 11 Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 13 N.Y. Islanders, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 15 at San Jose, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 17 Columbus, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 19 at Buffalo, 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 20 at Boston, 4 p.m.
Nov. 22 at Ottawa, 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 24 at Montreal, 4:30 p.m.
Nov. 27 Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 29 at Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Dec. 2 Florida, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 4 Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 9 Calgary, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 11 Minnesota, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 13 at Detroit, 4 p.m.
Dec. 16 at St. Louis, 5 p.m.
Dec. 18 at Nashville, 5 p.m.
Dec. 19 at Chicago, 4 p.m.
Dec. 21 at Colorado, 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 23 Edmonton, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 26 Anaheim, 6 p.m.
Dec. 27 at San Jose, 7:30 p.m.
Dec. 29 at Phoenix, 6 p.m.
Dec. 30 Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 1 San Jose, 6 p.m.
Jan. 3 Chicago, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 6 Nashville, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 8 Columbus, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 10 Toronto, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 13 St. Louis, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 15 Edmonton, 7 p.m.
Jan. 17 at Dallas, 5:30 p.m.
Jan. 18 at St. Louis, 5 p.m.
Jan. 20 Phoenix, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 22 at Phoenix, 5 p.m.
Jan. 24 Boston, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 26 San Jose, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 1 at Minnesota, 5 p.m.
Feb. 2 at Edmonton, 6:30 p.m.
Feb. 5 at Calgary, 7 p.m.
Feb. 10 at Pittsburgh, 4 p.m.
Feb. 12 at Washington, 9:30 a.m.
Feb. 13 at Philadelphia, 4 p.m.
Feb. 16 at Columbus, 4 p.m.
Feb. 17 at N.Y. Rangers, 4 p.m.
Feb. 19 at N.Y. Islanders, 4 p.m.
Feb. 23 at Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Feb. 24 Minnesota, 7:30 p.m.
Feb. 26 Colorado, 1 p.m.
Feb. 28 Detroit, 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 3 Phoenix, 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 5 Vancouver, 1 p.m.
Mar. 7 Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 9 at Detroit, 4 p.m.
Mar. 11 at Columbus, 4 p.m.
Mar. 13 at Dallas, noon.
Mar. 15 at Nashville, 5 p.m.
Mar. 17 St. Louis, 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 19 Anaheim, 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 21 Calgary, 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 24 San Jose, 7:30 p.m.
Mar. 26 Colorado, 1 p.m.
Mar. 29 at Edmonton, 6 p.m.
Mar. 31 at Vancouver, 7 p.m.
Apr. 2 Dallas, 1 p.m.
Apr. 4 at San Jose, 7:30 p.m.
Apr. 6 Phoenix, 7:30 p.m.
Apr. 8 at Anaheim, 7 p.m.
Apr. 9 Anaheim, 7:30 p.m.

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


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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Handedness: Left


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Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
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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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Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
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Handedness: Right


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Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
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Handedness: Right


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