On aspects of Monday’s win over St. Louis that stuck out to him:
We got the lead. It’s easier with the lead. It’s probably the only difference from the game before.

On Tyler Toffoli’s performance Monday night:
Bounced back. He’s had a tough four or five games. I think he came up and had the energy early when we called him up, and then that really dropped off. So it was good to see him respond.

On the Kings-Ducks rivalry:
There [has] been zero rivalry. Our guys all skate together in the summer. The rivalry might be a fan rivalry, but there certainly hasn’t been one between the players. We haven’t played ‘em yet, and they’re off to the same start that they had last year.

On players around Anze Kopitar raising their game, given yesterday’s comments:
I liked Stolly and Brownie and Willie, and I liked Mike and Jordy and Tyler, and I liked Cliffy and Frattin and Fras. [Reporter: Team-wide effort?] Kopi’s line had a tough night.

On whether Martin Jones will draw the start tonight:
No goalie announcements.

On what he saw from Mike Richards’ line in the win over St. Louis:
Just trying to get Mike away – get him some energy with him. Obviously Toffoli and him – it’s not really moving around. They played together until three games ago, every game since Tyler’s been up. They get last change at home, and we literally did it every shift last night, so it was keeping Mike away from having to play against such big, strong guys, because it’s a lot of games in a short period of time.

On Robyn Regehr’s status:
Robyn’s ready to go.

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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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