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January 4 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 99-96-35 all-time against Vancouver, which includes a record of 61-38-18 at home. The Canucks will visit STAPLES Center again in nine days before concluding the season series on April 5 at Rogers Arena. -Los Angeles is 3-0-0 vs. Vancouver this season. The la... Read More
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Game 43: Vancouver at Los Angeles

Los Angeles Kings 3, Vancouver Canucks 1 Final Radio Feed The Royal Half Preview LA Kings Insider Preview Box Score Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 49, VAN – 28 PP: LAK – 0/3; VAN – 1/4 First Period 1) VAN PP - Ryan Kesler (16) (Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin), 12:27 Second Period No scoring ... Read More
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Confirmed: Carcillo to Rangers

Larry Brooks of the New York Post was the first to report that the Kings have traded Daniel Carcillo to the New York Rangers for a seventh round draft pick. Rangers take step to acquire toughness...acquire Carcillo from LA for seventh rounder. — Larry Brooks (@NYP_Brooksie) January 4, 2014 Ki... Read More
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Sutter to coach 1,000th game tonight

Though Darryl Sutter will reach a personal milestone tonight by coaching his 1,000th regular season National Hockey League game, he’s not particularly concerned with the significance or the pageantry of the event. “Actually it’s about 2,000. Serious,” he said. “And the most important one in al... 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: 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.

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left


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.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right


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.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


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.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


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.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left


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.