August 2014 - LA Kings Insider

Player evaluations: The departed

DANIEL CARCILLO This season: 26 games, 1 goal, 1 assist, 2 points, 57 penalty minutes, -1 rating, 9:52 time on ice (with Los Angeles); 57 games, 4 goals, 1 assist, 5 points, 100 penalty minutes, -1 rating, 9:16 time on ice (total) The good: Daniel Carcillo said of Ray Emery in November that “he’... Read More

Player evaluation: Carter

JEFF CARTER This season: 72 games, 27 goals, 23 assists, 50 points, 44 penalty minutes, +8 rating, 18:57 time on ice The good: So 2014 wasn’t a bad year professionally for Jeff Carter. He won the Stanley Cup for the second time in his career, he made a terrific impression with his play in Sochi ... Read More

Goodbye, 18,118

Via LAKingsPR: CHANGE in seating capacity for Kings games @STAPLESCenter is now officially 18,230 (no longer officially 18,118)... http://t.co/nTn4TlFiwc — LAKingsPR (@LAKingsPR) August 13, 2014   The Kings surpassed 18,118 in announced attendance five times during the regular season an... Read More

Player evaluation: Toffoli

TYLER TOFFOLI This season: 62 games, 12 goals, 17 assists, 29 points, 10 penalty minutes, +21 rating, 12:58 time on ice The good: For a player who has appeared in 72 career National Hockey League games, Tyler Toffoli has racked up a disproportionate share of nicknames. He’s Toff (or Toffee) to h... Read More

Player evaluation: Nolan

JORDAN NOLAN This season: 64 games, 6 goals, 4 assists, 10 points, 54 penalty minutes, -1 rating, 9:00 time on ice The good: Jordan Nolan prepared himself well over the 2013 off-season to step in immediately and play with a focus in an attempt to hold down his spot in the lineup and amongst the ... Read More
Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.
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Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.
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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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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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