Summer Kings Live to air next week; community notes - LA Kings Insider

A quick heads up as the dog days of summer approach:

FOX Sports West is airing a summertime Kings Live that will debut on Tuesday, July 28 at 8:30 p.m. Alex Curry will host and Sean O’Donnell will serve as analyst for the 30-minute episode, which will also feature a new Coffee with Bob in which the Kings’ Hall of Fame announcer will sit down with Robyn Regehr, who reflects on his career and discusses his decision to retire.

In addition to Coffee with Bob, the show will also feature a recap of the Kings’ 2015 NHL Draft and the moves made by the club during the free agency period, which includes analysis of the Milan Lucic trade and a Curry-Lucic one-on-one interview in which the hulking power forward discusses joining the Kings. The Manchester Monarchs’ Calder Cup run will also be dissected; O’Donnell was there in Utica for the club’s clinching game and even joined LAKI for a special KingsVision Game 5 Preview.

Again, set a reminder: Kings Live, July 28, 8:30 p.m., FOX Sports West. Coverage will begin after the Angels-Astros game.

A few Kings community notes to pass along, courtesy of Kings Public Relations:

***The club’s Kings Youth Hockey Camp, for kids ages 5-15, will take place August 9-14 at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo. This year’s camp will feature a number of guest instructors, including Matt Greene, Kyle Clifford and Tyler Toffoli, as well as Kings Alumni Daryl Evans, Sean O’Donnell, and Derek Armstrong. A limited number of spots remain and more information can be found at LAKings.com/kingscamp.

***The club’s 5k run/walk benefiting Hydrocephalus Association and hosted by Daryl Evans takes place on Sunday, September 13, beginning at 8 a.m. in Redondo Beach. Visit LAKings.com/5k for details.

***Sign-ups for the inaugural LA Kings High School Hockey League remain. Limited roster spots remain for the El Segundo Strikers, San Gabriel Valley Cougars, and the Santa Clarita Hockey Club. Interested players should email hockey@lakings.com for more information on joining a team. For more information on the league, email hockey@lakings.com or call 310-535-4472.

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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