Camp groups/schedule - LA Kings Insider

The player groups for the first three days of Kings training camp have been announced. Click below to check them out, as well as a re-posting of the schedule for the first three days. It’s always interesting to see which players are put together in the early days of training camp. Sometimes it means something, sometimes it means nothing. In this case, Anze Kopitar and Ryan Smyth are in a group together, but with Dustin Brown, not Justin Williams. Scott Parse and Jarret Stoll are with Williams. Not surprisingly, Michal Handzus, Alexei Ponikarovsky and Wayne Simmonds are together. Then you have potential combinations such as Richardson-Lewis-Westgarth and Clifford-Schenn-Moller and Clune-Elkins/Loktionov-Kozun/Holloway to name a couple. On the defensive side, there’s one group with Drew Doughty and Willie Mitchell, one with Jack Johnson and Rob Scuderi and one with Davis Drewiske, Peter Harrold and Thomas Hickey. Very interesting! Click below for the groups and schedule…

SATURDAY

GROUP A
Goalies: Jonathan Bernier, Erik Ersberg, Jonathan Quick.
Defensemen: Davis Drewiske, Peter Harrold, Jack Johnson, Dylan King, Alec Martinez, Patrick Mullen, Jake Muzzin, Rob Scuderi.
Centers: Justin Azevedo, Michal Handzus, Anze Kopitar, Andrei Loktionov, Michael Pelech, Jordan Weal.
Left wingers: Riley Brace, Ray Kaunisto, Dwight King, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Jordan Nolan, Ryan Smyth.
Right wingers: Dustin Brown, Brandon Kozun, Wayne Simmonds, Tyler Toffoli, Linden Vey.

GROUP B
Goalies: Jean-Francois Berube, Martin Jones, Jeff Zatkoff, Garrett Zemlak.
Defensemen: Andrew Campbell, Nicolas Deslauriers, Drew Doughty, Johan Fransson, Samuel Groulx, Thomas Hickey, David Kolomatis, Willie Mitchell.
Centers: Robert Czarnik, Corey Elkins, Trevor Lewis, Brayden Schenn, Jarret Stoll.
Left wingers: Kyle Clifford, Rich Clune, Zach Harnden, Scott Parse, Brad Richardson.
Right wingers: Bud Holloway, David Meckler, Oscar Moller, Kevin Westgarth, Justin Williams, John Zeiler.

SCHEDULE
Group A – Goaltending Session — 8:20-8:45 a.m.
Group A – Practice – NHL Ice — 9-10:00 a.m.
Group A – Practice – NHL Ice — 10:20-11:20 a.m.
Group A – Skate – Olympic Ice — 11:25 – 11:45 a.m.
Group B – Goaltending Session — 12:35-1 p.m.
Group B – Practice – NHL Ice — 1:15-2:15 p.m.
Group B – Practice – NHL Ice — 2:35-3:35 p.m.
Group B – Skate – NHL Ice — 3:40-4 p.m.

SUNDAY/MONDAY

GROUP A
Goalies: Jean-Francois Berube, Martin Jones, Garrett Zemlak.
Defensemen: Andrew Campbell, Davis Drewiske, Peter Harrold, Thomas Hickey, Patrick Mullen.
Centers: Justin Azevedo, Michael Handzus, Trevor Lewis, Michael Pelech.
Left wingers: Jordan Nolan, Alexei Ponikarovsky, Brad Richardson.
Right wingers: Wayne Simmonds, Linden Vey, Kevin Westgarth.

GROUP B
Goalies: Erik Ersberg, Jonathan Quick.
Defensemen: Drew Doughty, Samuel Groulx, Alec Martinez, Willie Mitchell, Jake Muzzin.
Centers: Corey Elkins, Anze Kopitar, Andrei Loktionov.
Left wingers: Riley Brace, Rich Clune, Dwight King, Ryan Smyth.
Right wingers: Dustin Brown, Bud Holloway, Brandon Kozun, David Meckler.

GROUP C
Goalies: Jonathan Bernier, Jeff Zatkoff.
Defensemen: Nicolas Deslauriers, Johan Fransson, Jack Johnson, Dylan King, David Kolomatis, Rob Scuderi.
Centers: Robert Czarnik, Brayden Schenn, Jarret Stoll, Jordan Weal.
Left wingers: Kyle Clifford, Zach Harnden, Scott Parse, Ray Kaunisto.
Right wingers: Oscar Moller, Tyler Toffoli, Justin Williams, John Zeiler.

SUNDAY SCHEDULE
Group A – Practice – NHL Ice — 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Group A – Practice – NHL Ice — 9:45-10:45 a.m.
Group A – Skate – Olympic Ice — 10:50-11:15 a.m.
Group B – Practice – NHL Ice — 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Group B – Practice – NHL Ice — 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Group B – Skate – Olympic Ice — 1:35-2 p.m.
Group C – Practice – NHL Ice — 2:15-3:15 p.m.
Group C – Practice – NHL Ice — 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Group C – Skate – NHL Ice — 4:35-5 p.m.

MONDAY SCHEDULE
Group B – Practice – NHL Ice — 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Group B – Practice – NHL Ice — 9:45-10:40 a.m.
Group B – Skate – Olympic Ice — 10:45-11:15 a.m.
Group C – Practice – NHL Ice — 11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Group C – Practice – NHL Ice — 12:30-1:25 p.m.
Group C – Skate – Olympic Ice — 1:30-2 p.m.
Group A – Practice – NHL Ice — 2:15-3:15 p.m.
Group A – Practice – NHL Ice –3:30-4:25 p.m.
Group A – Skate – NHL Ice — 4:30-5 p.m.

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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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