On whether Jeff Carter could “help” Tanner Pearson and Tyler Toffoli:
It’s not Jeff helping them. Those kids are both playing well. Trying to get Mike and Jeff and Kinger – they haven’t been as quite as effective. Jeff was really sharp coming out of the break. Jeff’s p[layed – even when he’s average, he’s good. Put it that way. We’re trying to get Mike and Kinger going, and clearly we have to get ‘em going.

On Mike Richards:
I think he’s had a year like Brownie. Hopefully they’re getting their games together at the right time.

On Dustin Brown’s game “coming together”:
He has to. These guys are experienced veteran players on our team, and they have to get their game in order if we’re going to be a playoff team.

On whether Brown’s game is trending in the direction he’d like it to:
He hadn’t played in a week, and we watched how much we used him and moved him around. We needed four lines last night, and he was on one of them. [Reporter: What’d you think of his game last night?] I thought he was like our team. I think it was a grind-it-out game, and there’s nobody below or above anybody. I think you just try to play a solid game.

On Mike Richards not wearing an “A” on his jersey with Greene out:
I really wasn’t aware of that. [Reporter: So it was just a coincidence that he didn’t have an “A” on his jersey?] When Greene doesn’t play, he [wears one]. So if there wasn’t last night, you’d have to ask the trainers why. We have five captains, not just because somebody wears one.

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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

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#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

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

Bio

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#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

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

Bio

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