February 18, 2014 - LA Kings Insider

Russia-Norway notes, quotes, tweets

RUSSIA 4, NORWAY 0 -Re-watch the game here BULLET POINTS: After an evenly played 20 minutes resulted in a scoreless game at the first intermission, Russia used two goals from Alexander Radulov, one from Ilya Kovalchuk and one from Alexei Tereshenko to outscore Norway 4-0 over the final two perio... Read More

Jonathan Quick to start vs Czech Republic

Jonathan Quick backstopped the United States to a 7-1 win over Slovakia and a 3-2 shootout victory over host Russia, and after sitting out the team's 5-1 win over Slovenia, will be back in net when the Americans face the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals on Wednesday (9:00 am PT / MSNBC). USA H... Read More

Photos: Russia-Norway

Russia 4, Norway 0 Slava Voynov: 0 Pts, 1 SOG, plus-2 rating, 20:43 TOI Russia vs Finland, 4:30 a.m. PT, Wednesday, February 19, NBCSN Norway eliminated There weren't many high-quality photos of Slava Voynov available even though the Kings defenseman led all Russian skaters in ice time. Th... Read More

Slovenia-Austria notes, quotes, tweets

SLOVENIA 4, AUSTRIA 0 -Re-watch the game here BULLET POINTS: Anze Kopitar scored a power play goal 5:29 into the game and Robert Kristan stopped all 30 shots to lead minnow Slovenia into a quarterfinals date with Sweden. By the 3:21 mark of the second period, Slovenia led 3-0 and had already ban... Read More

Olympic hockey knockout round schedule

For those who have been getting by on minimal sleep during the tournament, rejoice! Jonathan Quick, Dustin Brown and the United States, and Drew Doughty, Jeff Carter and Canada will draw the preferred 9:00 a.m. PT time slot when they continue their gold medal campaigns on Wednesday. Of course, you'l... Read More
Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

Born: Feb 21, 1989
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left


Muzzin was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, before signing to the Kings in 2010. He has since become the first Woodstock, Ontario professional athlete to win a major sports trophy.

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.