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Projected Lines – Los Angeles

Dustin Brown – Jarret Stoll – Justin Williams
Dustin Penner – Jeff Carter – Tyler Toffoli
Dwight King – Anze Kopitar – Trevor Lewis
Kyle Clifford – Colin Fraser – Brad Richardson

Robyn Regehr – Drew Doughty
Rob Scuderi – Slava Voynov
Jake Muzzin – Matt Greene

Jonathan Quick
Jonathan Bernier

As noted earlier, Mike Richards remains out. Darryl Sutter indicated that the decision to switch centers was due more in part to give Anze Kopitar more ice time against players outside of the opponents’ top-six. “We played our same lines every shift every game last year in the playoffs, and just about all year this year, other than left wingers. So obviously we just moved Kopi more into a quieter role, that’s all. It wasn’t really Jarret.”

Projected Lines – Chicago

Bryan Bickell – Jonathan Toews – Marian Hossa
Patrick Sharp – Michal Handzus – Patrick Kane
Brandon Saad – Andrew Shaw – Viktor Stalberg
Marcus Kruger – Dave Bolland – Michal Frolik

Nick Leddy – Brent Seabrook
Johnny Oduya – Niklas Hjalmarsson
Sheldon Brookbank – Michal Rozsival

Corey Crawford
Ray Emery

-Sheldon Brookbank will play for Duncan Keith, who is suspended for Game 4. He had skated at times earlier in the year in a pairing with Michal Roszival; should that pairing be reunited, Nick Leddy would assume Keith’s role alongside Brent Seabrook. “I just tried to stay focused as much as I could and just be prepared for the time when they need me,” Brookbank told reporters, as noted by Mark Lazerus of the Chicago Sun-Times. “Duncan’s playing really good right now, he’s pretty much our top D-man at this point, so we definitely don’t want him to get suspended. But it’s definitely an opportunity for me. It’s something where I’ll just do my best to make the most of.”

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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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