2018 - LA Kings Insider

Game 40: Los Angeles at Colorado

Los Angeles Kings 3, Colorado Avalanche 2 Final-Overtime Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Fox Sports Live Stream SOG: LAK – 18; COL – 24 PP: LAK – 1/3; COL – 0/4 First Period No scoring Second Period 1) LAK PPG - Drew Doughty (3) (Tyler Toffoli, Anze Kopitar), 0:22 2) LAK - Sean... Read More

Good Morning, Denver

Good Morning Colorado, Good Morning Insiders and Good Morning, for the final time, 2018! The Kings traveled to the state of Colorado yesterday afternoon following a morning practice in El Segundo, in advance of tonight’s matchup with the Avalanche. For myself, the travel was a bit different and C... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: December 30

There are two sides in every match-up, and in a rivalry – a nascent rivalry, but one born out of both playoffs and proximity – that emotional spark is often stoked in games against the Golden Knights. That energy-driven thrust or focus isn’t always manifested in belligerence or demonstrative exchang... Read More

FINAL – Texas 5, Ontario 1

The Ontario Reign concluded their two-game trip to Texas with a 5-1 defeat at the hands of the Texas Stars, splitting the season series against their 2018 playoff foe. The Reign, who played and traveled last night while their opponents sat idle at home, got a third-period goal from forward Brett... Read More

Game 39: Los Angeles vs Vegas

Vegas Golden Knights 4, Los Angeles Kings 1 Final Score Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Fox Sports Live Stream SOG: LAK – 31; VGK – 32 PP: LAK – 0/2; VGK – 0/1 First Period VGK - William Carrier (8) (Cody Eakin, Nick Holden); 4:55 LAK - Anze Kopitar (9) (Sean Walker, Alex Iafa... Read More

FINAL – San Antonio 3, Ontario 2

In the words of the Ontario Reign’s players and coaches, the time for excuses is in the rear-view mirror. Now almost halfway through the season, being a young team is no longer an excuse this group is willing to use. With a 2-0 lead through 20 minutes, the Reign played a strong first period, but gav... Read More
Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

Born: Feb 21, 1989
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

Muzzin was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, before signing to the Kings in 2010. He has since become the first Woodstock, Ontario professional athlete to win a major sports trophy.
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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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