Rookie camp roster/schedule - LA Kings Insider

The Kings have announced the schedule for their rookie camp, which precedes regular training camp. The camp will run from Sept. 11-13 in El Segundo and then will be followed by games on Sept. 14-15 against Phoenix Coyotes prospects in Glendale Ariz. First, here’s the list of participants:

FORWARDS: Riley Brace, Kyle Clifford, Robert Czarnik, Corey Elkins, Zach Harnden, Ray Kaunisto, John Kemp, Dwight King, Brandon Kozun, Andrei Loktionov, Jordan Nolan, Michael Pelech, Brayden Schenn, Tyler Toffoli, Linden Vey, Jordan Weal.

DEFENSEMEN: Nicolas Deslauriers, Johan Fransson, Samuel Groulx, Thomas Hickey, Dylan King, David Kolomatis, Patrick Mullen, Jake Muzzin, Colten Teubert.

GOALTENDERS: Jean-Francois Berube, Martin Jones, Garrett Zemlak.

(Note that Brace, Harnden, Kemp, Groulx, King and Zemlak are invited to the camp on tryouts.)

The prospects will practice at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo on Sat., Sept. 11 (as part of Hockey Fest), Sun. Sept. 12, and Mon., Sept. 13, from 10 a.m.-noon and from 4-5 p.m. Saturday’s session will requite a ticket to Hockey Fest. The other two are open to the public at no charge. Then they will play in Arizona on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m., and Wednesday, Sept. 15, at 2 p.m. I will be attending/covering both of those games.

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Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

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


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

Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

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


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

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

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


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.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

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


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.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

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


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.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

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


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.