August 2011 - LA Kings Insider
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Doughty contract talks continue

The Summer of Doughty continues, as the Kings attempt to work out a new contract with restricted free agent defenseman Drew Doughty. The Kings presented a newly drawn-up series of potential contracts to Doughty's representatives this week, of varying lengths and dollar amounts, and talks continued t... Read More
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Suite tickets on sale now

The time is here! Tickets for the two LAKingsInsider.com suite games are now available. Click the link below and please note -- this is important -- that the promo code is ``kingsinsider.'' Tickets for the Nov. 19 game against Detroit will be $100 and tickets for the Jan. 21 game against Colorado wi... Read More
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Suite tickets on sale tomorrow

Depending on your location this weekend, I hope you're all staying cool (West Coast) or dry (East Coast). Based on the great feedback we received, Frank Robledo has set the dates for the two LAKingsInsider.com suite nights, to be held Sat., Nov. 19 (against Detroit) and Sat., Jan. 21 (against Colora... Read More
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Multi-media afternoon stuff

A few items to ease your way into the weekend... First, via Twitter, Jonathan Quick has been displaying the new set of gear that he will use when the Kings wear their vintage purple-and-gold jerseys. Last year, Quick went with a brown ensemble, as a nod to Rogie Vachon, but this year he's going m... Read More
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Hockey Fest, and jersey talk

A few days ago, I promised a more in-depth look at Hockey Fest, which will take place Sunday, Sept. 11, at Staples Center. That has now been posted and you can check it out by clicking here. As part of that story, I talked to Kings chief operating officer Chris McGowan about the new jerseys. Just... Read More
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Moreau talks about joining Kings

First, to answer what usually seems to be the most-asked question, Ethan Moreau will wear No. 17 with the Kings. Moreau said his son also secured the number today when he signed up with the Jr. Kings program, so the Moreaus will be on the same page this season. I talked to Moreau (the elder) about h... Read More
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Moreau gets physical (and passes)

Ethan Moreau passed his physical today, clearing the way for him to sign his one-year, $600,000 contract with the Kings. Moreau isn't expected to put his signature on paper until tomorrow, so that's when the deal will be officially announced, but it's just procedure at this point. Within the next co... Read More
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Kings, Moreau agree to deal

The Kings and veteran forward Ethan Moreau have agreed to terms on a one-year contract that is likely to be finalized Monday. Moreau, who turns 36 next month, was limited to 37 games last season and spent the bulk of his career in Edmonton, where he served as captain for part of his time with the Oi... Read More
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Rookie camp schedule announced

Some of the details for the Kings' rookie camp and ``tournament'' have been announced. The rookie camp, which precedes the main training camp, will be held Sept. 10-13 at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo, with all practices free to the public (practice times to be announced). The Kings' prospe... Read More
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One month to go…

Where does the summer go? For those of you who like to plan your sick days well in advance, please note that the on-ice portion of the Kings' training camp is scheduled to begin one month from today, Sept. 17. That's a Saturday, but a couple days before that, the Kings will have their annual two-day... 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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