article placeholder

More thoughts on Cup names

There's been some interesting debate/discussion about whose names did/didn't make the cut, in terms of representing the Kings on the Stanley Cup. First, some perspective. Out of curiosity, I looked at the Kings' list, compared to the last two lists (Boston and Chicago) and broke the names into five ... Read More
article placeholder

The 52 (plus one) on the Cup

It's official... The Kings are on the Stanley Cup. Here's the first photo, as provided by the Kings. Interesting note...the Kings initially submitted a list of 52 names, which is said to be the maximum allowed. Note that in the top right corner, co-owner Ed Roski's name is on the Cup, even though Ro... Read More
article placeholder

Monarchs report, minus one

The Manchester Monarchs reported today for pre-camp testing in New Hampshire. Andrei Loktionov reported, even though his status had been in question because of a published report that he had signed to play in the KHL. The only player on the training-camp roster not to report today was Slava Voynov, ... Read More
article placeholder

Morris talks about start of AHL camp

Here is today’s full interview with Manchester Monarchs coach Mark Morris. Players are starting to arrive in Manchester for the start of training camp, with the first on-ice sessions scheduled for Saturday. Morris said one of the first players on the scene was Nikolay Prokhorkin, the Kings’ fourth-r... Read More
article placeholder

Monarchs set to open camp

Manchester Monarchs coach Mark Morris just took a few minutes to give an update on how things are looking on the eve of AHL training camp. The Monarchs are set to take the ice for the first time on Saturday, as they prepare for their Oct. 12 season opener. I'll have the full interview later, but for... Read More
article placeholder

Bob and Jim, Goal 2

Well, today is a sad day for Kings fans, given that the team had been scheduled to play its first preseason games tonight, a split-squad set against the Phoenix Coyotes at Staples Center and Jobing.com Arena. The ice is painted and set at Staples Center, but it won't be used, and there's no indicati... Read More
article placeholder

The 52 on the Cup

For those wondering whose names will be on the Stanley Cup, to represent the 2011-12 champion Kings, here's the list of 52... PLAYERS (24) Jonathan Bernier, Dustin Brown, Jeff Carter, Kyle Clifford, Drew Doughty, Davis Drewiske, Colin Fraser, Simon Gagne, Matt Greene, Dwight King, Anze Kopitar, ... Read More
article placeholder

In the booth with Nick and Daryl

Yesterday brought a look at Bob Miller and Jim Fox calling the Kings' first goal in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Today, it's Nick Nickson and Daryl Evans calling the second goal on the radio. For those wondering about the setup, Nick and Daryl, in this video, are in their usual booth, at the fr... Read More
article placeholder

Luc brings the Cup home

The Stanley Cup made one final official ``visit'' today when Kings scout Denis Fugere got time with it in Quebec before it went for engraving. The second-to-last stop came yesterday, when Kings president Luc Robitaille got his official day with the Cup in Quebec. Here's a must-read story from Helene... Read More
article placeholder

In the booth with Bob and Jim

As you probably know, throughout the Stanley Cup Finals, the Kings had Bob Miller and Jim Fox call games in the event that the Kings won the championship. Bob and Jim's live broadcast of Game 6 will be part of a DVD included with the Kings' commemorative book. Today, KingsVision released a video of ... Read More
article placeholder

The Kings, and the AEG empire

Yesterday’s news that AEG is being put up for sale, by Phil Anschutz and the Anschutz Corporation, is certain to remain a huge story in the sports/entertainment world for months to come. There’s already published speculation that the sale could reach multiple billions of dollars, and that wouldn’t b... 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.

VIEW ALEC MARTINEZ POSTS
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.

VIEW ANZE KOPITAR POSTS
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.

VIEW DREW DOUGHTY POSTS
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.
VIEW TYLER TOFFOLI POSTS

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.

VIEW JEFF CARTER POSTS
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.

VIEW JONATHAN QUICK POSTS