March 2011 - LA Kings Insider
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Murray postgame quotes

Terry Murray's postgame thoughts… (on the lack of a shot on goal in the third period…) MURRAY: ``Not happy with it at all, not when you lose the game in the third period like we did. We took a couple penalties that cost us the opportunity to get back into the game.'' (on the game…) MURRAY: `... Read More
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Brown postgame quotes

Dustin Brown's postgame thoughts… (on not recording a shot on goal in the third period…) BROWN: ``I thought we were too tentative from the start. We had a one-goal lead, and we just didn't go after it. We kind of sat back, and when you have a team like that , they're going to shove it down your ... Read More
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Doughty postgame quotes

Drew Doughty's postgame thoughts… (on the questionable hits in the game…) DOUGHTY: ``Obviously the two teams, we have a pretty big rivalry from the beginning. We don't get along too well on the ice, and they're always hard-fought games. It seems like those scrums after the whistle and stuff happ... Read More
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Stat of the night

The Kings failed to record a shot on goal in the third period tonight. It was the fifth time in franchise history that the Kings did not record a shot in a period. It previously happened most recently in 2003. Quotes from the locker room to come...... Read More
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Canucks 3, Kings 1

After Kings winger Kyle Clifford got a five-minute penalty for checking from behind (and a game misconduct), and Matt Greene took a cross-checking penalty, the Canucks had a two-minute 5-on-3 advantage. They scored on it, with 4:26 remaining in the third period. After a flurry of activity, and with ... Read More
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End of second: Canucks 2-1

Vancouver took a 2-1 lead with 0.9 seconds remaining in the second period. The Kings took the puck deep into the offensive zone, after a rush by Drew Doughty, but then got caught on a Canucks counter-attack. Jannik Hansen took the puck into the zone and passed to Christian Ehrhoff, who beat Quick fr... Read More
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Kings 1, Canucks 1

The Canucks tied the game with 4:44 remaining in the second period. Drew Doughty, who had consistently been jumping into plays deep in the offensive zone, got caught deep, and the Canucks worked the puck behind Trevor Lewis and started a 2-on-1. Daniel Sedin kept the puck and beat Quick with a sharp... Read More
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Kings 1, Canucks 0

After a Canucks-heavy start to the game, the Kings managed to score the first goal. Drew Doughty pinched down deep in the Vancouver zone, and his attempt to get the puck to the front of the net got deflected, but it got deflected right onto the stick of Kyle Clifford, who shot and scored from near t... Read More
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Scouting the Canucks

On this gameday in Canada, a happy 83rd birthday to ``Mr. Hockey'' Gordie Howe (and, in a complete non sequitur, a happy 66th birthday to Gabe Kaplan of ``Welcome Back, Kotter'' fame). This is the last of four regular-season meetings between the Kings and Vancouver Canucks, and another goalie showdo... Read More
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School ties for Greene, Johnson

It doesn't seem as though the ``Frozen Four'' will lead to a Cold War in the Kings' locker room. Among the four teams remaining in the NCAA hockey tournament are North Dakota (Matt Greene's school) and the University of Michigan (Jack Johnson's school) and they will meet in next Thursday's national ... Read More
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Stoll keeps the letter

Jarret Stoll's reign as alternate captain will continue tonight, as Terry Murray said Stoll will wear the ``A'' in place of Anze Kopitar for a second consecutive game. Terry Murray said he would consider the idea of shifting it to different players or leaving it with one, and chose the latter today.... 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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