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Enjoying the victory

Ever wonder what goes on in the Kings' locker room right after a victory? Here's what it looked like last night, as the players came off the ice and enjoyed the first moments after their victory over the Devils. Kevin Westgarth gets a starring role in this video… Kings postgame win celebration... Read More
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Prospect update

How are some of the Kings' 2010 draft picks doing? To start, Alessandro Seren Rosso of RussianProspect.com passed along this item about Maxim Kitsyn's first pro hat trick yesterday. Here's a look at how the picks are doing… Derek Forbort (defenseman, University of North Dakota): 6 games, 0 goals,... Read More
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Lappy returns

Saturday night's ceremony to honor former Kings captain Mattias Norstrom went well, and Norstrom was presented with a watch, a gourmet coffee maker and a framed No. 14 Kings jersey. Former teammates Luc Robitaille, Rob Blake, Ian Laperriere, Derek Armstrong, Nelson Emerson, Glen Murray, Mathieu Schn... Read More
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Postgame notes (Oct. 30)

Here are some notes from last night's game… -- The Kings got goals from Justin Wiliams, Michal Handzus and Jarret Stoll and beat the New Jersey Devils 3-1 on Saturday night. -- The Kings, with an 8-3-0 record, awoke this morning with the most (16) in the NHL this season. They also improved to ... Read More
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Devils quotes

Here's some of the reaction from the New Jersey locker room last night… COACH JOHN MACLEAN ``Tonight’s game was tough. A couple of mistakes and it’s in the net. We pushed it a little in the third period, but we weren’t getting the scoring we needed.'' ``They shut down Kovalchuk a couple of ti... Read More
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts... (on the game...) MURRAY: ``Well, the bottom line is winning games in the National Hockey League. I'm very pleased about the fact that we came back (from the road trip) and got two points. It was a very hard game for us. This is something that's talked about --... Read More
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Quick postgame quotes

Jonathan Quick's postgame thoughts... (on having the most points in the NHL right now...) QUICK: ``We're just playing one game at a time right now. Everything that has happened so far doesn't really factor in. It's a long season. We've got a lot of games to play, so we're just going to take it o... Read More
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Stoll postgame quotes

Jarret Stoll's postgame thoughts... (on the game...) STOLL: ``It was a weird game, I thought. It wasn't too much of a flow game. There was a lot of neutral-zone stuff and not a lot of penalties, not a lot of power plays. We definitely took advantage of the one we had, to get us going after it wa... Read More
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FINAL: Kings 3, Devils 1

The Kings improved to 4-0 at home, as they were outshot 40-23 but were rarely threatened in the third period and beat the Devils. Jarret Stoll had a three-point nine (one goal, two assists) and Jonathan Quick improved to 7-1 while Ilya Kovalchuk did not record a point and had two shots on goal.... Read More
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Kings 3, Devils 1

The teams traded goals 24 seconds apart in the middle of the second period. New Jersey got on the board with 9:22 remaining in the period, when a slap shot by Matt Taormina from just inside the blue line found its way through traffic and beat Quick. The Kings' two-goal lead returned with 8:58 ... Read More
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Kings 2, Devils 0

The Kings took a 2-0 lead with a power-play goal 9:32 into the second period. Jarret Stoll took a one-time shot from the top of the left circle and Brodeur made the save by Michal Handzus, parked in front of the net, took a whack at the rebound and puck trickled past Brodeur to give the Kings a 2-0 ... 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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