March 25 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 55-32-15 all-time against Washington, a record that includes a road mark of 24-18-8. The Kings have won seven straight games against the Capitals dating back to November 20, 2008. Los Angeles is 8-1-2 in the last 11 road games in the series. -The Kings have ... Read More

Game 73: Los Angeles at Washington

Los Angeles Kings 5, Washington Capitals 4 Final-Shootout Radio Feed LA Kings Insider Preview The Royal Half Gameday Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 36; WAS – 24 PP: LAK – 1/3; WAS – 2/4 First Period 1) WAS PPG - Alex Ovechkin (47) (John Carlson, Troy Brouwer), 2:24 2) WAS PPG - Ale... Read More

Behold: Verizon Center

Welcome to the Verizon Center, the home of the Washington Capitals, Washington Wizards and Georgetown Hoyas since 1997. The spacious facility takes up a whopping 1,020,000 square feet, which makes it larger than the plot of land on which Staples Center sits. The Wizards have a practice court ... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 25

Whether you want to call it resiliency, resolve, or some other positive-sounding intangible temperament, the Los Angeles Kings showed it in two separate situations in their 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday night. Leading 1-0 midway through the second period and dominating the possessio... Read More

Good morning, Washington

Good morning from the nation’s capital, where a winter weather advisory is in effect until 3:00 p.m. We’re near the southern end of a fairly powerful storm that is pushing northeast and is expected to drop up to six inches of snow on Cape Cod and Down East Maine by tomorrow, and in Washington we’re ... 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.