It’s warm outside but cool inside as the Kings prepare to take on the Phoenix Coyotes, with the game action on Fox Sports West and 1150-AM and affiliates. Keep it here for all the game updates as well…

THIRD PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Smith.
End of game: Quick made 28 saves for his second consecutive shutout and his 100th career NHL victory.

SECOND PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Smith.
Kings 1, Coyotes 0: The Kings broke the scoreless tie with a power-play goal 56 seconds into the second period. Dustin Brown found open ice in front of the net and took a nice centering pass from Mike Richards. Smith made the initial stop but Brown poked at the puck and pushed it over the line. Anze Kopitar also got an assist.
Kings 2, Coyotes 0: The Kings took a two-goal lead with 4:37 remaining in the second period. Off a 3-on-2 break, Kevin Westgarth carried the puck up the right side, then fed a tape-to-tape, cross-ice pass to Kyle Clifford at the top of the left circle. Clifford fired a shot past Smith to give the Kings a 2-0 lead. Matt Greene also got an assist.
End of period: Shots were 9-7 in favor of the Kings in the second period. The Kings went 1-for-3 on the power play and did not face a penalty kill.

FIRST PERIOD
In goal: It’s the Kings’ Jonathan Quick against the Coyotes’ Mike Smith.
End of period: The Coyotes outshot the Kings 11-8, but the Kings arguably had the best two chances of the period. Trevor Lewis nearly scored a shorthanded goal and Phoenix goalie Mike Smith stopped Dustin Brown from point-blank range late. The Kings will be on the power play for the first 1:44 of the second period.

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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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