New numbers for Kempe, Fantenberg, Brodzinski, Iafallo - LA Kings Insider

Good morning from El Segundo, Insiders. Several tattered, greasy sweater numbers have been exchanged for pristine, immaculate numbers befitting noble, young-but-hardened poets:

Oscar Fantenberg: 7 (was 48)
Adrian Kempe: 9 (was 39)
Jonny Brodzinski: 17 (was 76)
Alex Iafallo: 19 (was 78)

History of #7
Rob SCUDERI (2/16-4/16)
Derek FORBORT (10/15-1/16)
Andrej SEKERA (2/15-4/15)
Rob SCUDERI (10/09-6/13)
Derek ARMSTRONG (10/03-4/09)
Cliff RONNING (3/02-4/02)
Jaroslav BEDNAR (10/01-3/02)
Nelson EMERSON (10/00-4/01)
Steve MCKENNA (3/97-4/00)
Ed OLCZYK (10/96-3/97)
Kevin BROWN (11/95-12/95)
Dan QUINN (1/95-5/95)
Jim PAEK (2/94-4/94)
Tomas SANDSTROM (1/90-2/94)
Phil SYKES (10/84-4/89)
Mike MURPHY (11/73-4/83)
Real LEMIEUX (11/70-11/73)
Dick DUFF (1969-70 and 10/70-11/70)
Skip KRAKE (1968-69 and 1969-70)
Bryan CAMPBELL (1968-69)
Terry GRAY (10/67-3/68)

History of #9
Teddy PURCELL (10/16-11/16)
Oscar MOLLER (10/08-4/11)
Konstantin PUSHKAREV (3/06-2/07)
Erik RASMUSSEN (10/02-1/03)
Kelly BUCHBERGER (3/00-4/02)
Vladimir TSYPLAKOV (11/95-12/99)
Rob BROWN (1/95-3/95)
Dixon WARD (1/94-4/94)
Sean WHYTE (11/92-1/93)
Ilkka SINISALO (3/91-12/91)
Bernie NICHOLLS (2/82-1/90)
Al HANGSLEBEN (1/82-2/82)
Scott GRUHL (11/81)
Billy HARRIS (3/80-11/81)
Mike MARSON (1979-80)
Murray WILSON (10/78-4/79)
Ernie HICKE (10/77-4/78)
Bob NEVIN (10/73-4/76)
Ralph BACKSTROM (1/71-3/73)
Gord LABOSSIERE (10/70-1/71)
Bill FLETT (1969-70)
Real LEMIEUX (10/67-3/69)

History of #17
Milan LUCIC (10/15-4/16)
Daniel CARCILLO (10/13-1/14)
Ethan MOREAU (10/11-12/11)
Wayne SIMMONDS (10/08-4/11)
Lubomir VISNOVSKY (1/01-4/08)
Tomas VLASAK (10/01-11/01)
Nelson EMERSON (3/00-4/00)
Bob CORKUM (12/99-3/00)
Matt JOHNSON (10/96-4/99)
Jari KURRI (10/91-3/96)
Jim THOMSON (1/91-3/91)
Brian WILKS (12/88)
Bob LOGAN (12/88)
Jimmy CARSON (10/86-4/88)
John Paul KELLY (10/80-4/86)
Tommy WILLIAMS (11/73-4/79)
Dan MALONEY (1972-73)
Bill FLETT (1970-71 to 1971-72)
Mike CORRIGAN (1969-70)
Bill FLETT (1967-68 to 1969-70)

History of #19
Jordan WEAL (10/15-1/16)
Kevin WESTGARTH (10/10-1/13)
Kyle CALDER (9/07-4/09)
Sean AVERY (3/03-2/07)
Nelson EMERSON (10/01-4/02)
Bob CORKUM (3/00-2/01)
Len BARRIE (11/99-3/00)
Russ COURTNALL (11/97-4/99)
Jeff SHEVALIER (1/97-4/97)
John DRUCE (11/93-3/96)
Jim THOMSON (12/92-1/93)
Larry ROBINSON (10/89-4/92)
Jim FOX (10/80-11/88)
Butch GORING (1970-71 to 3/80)
Howie MENARD (1967-68 to 1968-69)
Mike CORRIGAN (1967-68)
Brian KILREA (1967-68)

-Lead photo via Juan Ocampo

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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

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.
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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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