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LA KINGS ROSTER 2017-2018

  • Torrey Mitchell
    Torrey Mitchell
  • Kurtis MacDermid
    Kurtis MacDermid
  • Brooks Laich
    Brooks Laich
  • Adrian Kempe
    Adrian Kempe
  • Jussi Jokinen
    Jussi Jokinen
  • Alex Iafallo
    Alex Iafallo
  • Christian Folin
    Christian Folin
  • Oscar Fantenberg
    Oscar Fantenberg
  • Andrew Crescenzi
    Andrew Crescenzi
  • Jonny Brodzinski
    Jonny Brodzinski
  • Michael Amadio
    Michael Amadio
  • Jake Muzzin
    Jake Muzzin
  • Derek Forbort
    Derek Forbort
  • Nick Shore
    Nick Shore
  • Tanner Pearson
    Tanner Pearson
  • Trevor Lewis
    Trevor Lewis
  • Marian Gaborik
    Marian Gaborik
  • Nic Dowd
    Nic Dowd
  • Kyle Clifford
    Kyle Clifford
  • Dustin Brown
    Dustin Brown
  • Andy Andreoff
    Andy Andreoff
  • Alec Martinez
    Alec Martinez
  • Anze Kopitar
    Anze Kopitar
  • Drew Doughty
    Drew Doughty
  • Tyler Toffoli
    Tyler Toffoli
  • Jeff Carter
    Jeff Carter
  • Jonathan Quick
    Jonathan Quick
Torrey Mitchell

#71 | 5′ 11″ | 186 lb | Age: 32

Born: January 30, 1985
Birthplace: Greenfield Park, QC, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Mitchell was acquired by the Kings on November 23, 2017 from the Montreal Canadiens.
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Kurtis MacDermid

#56 | 6′ 5″ | 233 lb | Age: 23

Born: March 25, 1994
Birthplace: Sauble Beach, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

MacDermid was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on Sept. 12, 2012.
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Brooks Laich

#34 | 6′ 2″ | 200 lb | Age: 34

Born: June 23, 1983
Birthplace: Wawota, SK, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles on October 19, 2017.
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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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Jussi Jokinen

#36 | 6′ | 191 lb | Age: 34

Born: April 1, 1983
Birthplace: Kalajoki, FIN
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Jussi was traded to the Kings by Edmonton for Mike Cammalleri on November 14, 2017.
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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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Christian Folin

#5 | 6′ 3″ | 204 lb | Age: 26

Born: February 9, 1991
Birthplace: Gothenburg, SWE
Position: D
Handedness: Right

Bio

Started his career with the Fargo Force of the USHL and the Austin Bruins of the NAHL. Signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on July 1, 2017.
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Oscar Fantenberg

#7 | 6′ | 210 lb | Age: 26

Born: October 7, 1991
Birthplace: Ljunby, SWE
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

Fantenberg was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on May 3, 2017.
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Andrew Crescenzi

#47 | 6′ 5″ | 207 lb | Age: 25

Born: July 29, 1992
Birthplace: Tornhill, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

Crescenzi was acquired by the Kings from TOR for Brandon Kozun on Jan 22, 2014.
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Jonny Brodzinski

#17 | 6′ 1″ | 217 lb | Age: 24

Born: June 19, 1993
Birthplace: Ham Lake, MN, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

Brodzinski was selected by the Kings in the fifth round (148th overall) in the 2013 NHL
Draft.
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Michael Amadio

#52 | 6′ 1″ | 204 lb | Age: 21

Born: May 13, 1996
Birthplace: Sault Ste. Marie, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Amadio was selected by the Kings in the third round (90th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.
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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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Derek Forbort

#24 | 6′ 4″ | 212 lb | Age: 24

Born: Mar 4, 1992
Birthplace: Duluth, MN, USA
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

In 2013, Forbort signed his entry-level contract with the Kings. Prior to, he played for the U.S. national team at the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championships, winning bronze. Forbort is projected to become a two-way defenseman in the NHL.
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Nick Shore

#21 | 6′ 1″ | 194 lb | Age: 24

Born: Sep 26, 1992
Birthplace: Denver, CO, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Shore played hockey for the University of Denver before being drafted by the Kings in 2011. He went on to play his first 2 seasons with the Manchester Monarchs, prior to joining the Kings.
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Tanner Pearson

#70 | 6′ 1″ | 208 lb | Age: 24

Born: Aug 10, 1992
Birthplace: Kitchener, ON, CAN
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Pearson played for Canada at the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, where he was part of the bronze medal winning team. Later that year, he signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Kings. By 2013, he was chosen as one of the “black aces” for the Kings taxi squad during the Stanley Cup playoffs.
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Trevor Lewis

#22 | 6′ 1″ | 199 lb | Age: 27

Born: Jan 8, 1987
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Lewis was drafted by the Kings in the 2006 Draft, following an award-winning season in the United States Hockey League with the Des Moines Buccaneers. In 2012, Lewis won the Stanley Cup with the Kings, their first championship in franchise history.
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Marian Gaborik

#12 | 6′ 1″ | 205 lb | Age: 34

Born: Feb 14, 1982
Birthplace: Trencin, SVK
Position: RW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Gaborik was traded to the Kings in 2014, from the Columbus Blue Jackets, where he went on to lead the Kings in the playoffs and win his first Stanley Cup. The Slovakian right-winger, a pending free agent at the time, then opted to remain with the Kings.
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Nic Dowd

#26 | 6′ 1″ | 175 lb | Age: 26

Born: May 27, 1990
Birthplace: Huntsville, AL, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Dowd is a current forward for the Kings and was selected by LA in the 7th round of the 2009 Draft. Prior to the Kings, he played for the St. Cloud State Huskies in the NCAA Men’s Division I National Collegiate Hockey Conference.
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Kyle Clifford

#13 | 6′ 2″ | 206 lb | Age: 25

Born: Jan 13, 1991
Birthplace: Ayr, ON, CAN
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Drafted to the Kings in 2009, Clifford is currently playing left wing. In 2010, he earned a roster spot with the Kings out of training camp. That same year, he scored his first NHL goal in December against Calgary Flames.
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Dustin Brown

#23 | 6′ 0″ | 206 lb | Age: 31

Born: Nov 4, 1984
Birthplace: Ithaca, NY, USA
Position: RW
Handedness: Right

Bio

Brown, known for his physical, north-south style of game, was drafted by the Kings in the first round of the 2003 NHL Draft. He plays an effective two-way game and has matured into an elite defensive and penalty killing forward. Brown was also the alternate captain of Team USA at the 2010 and 2014 Winter Olympics.
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Andy Andreoff

#15 | 6′ 1″ | 203 lb | Age: 25

Born: May 17, 1991
Birthplace: Pickering, ON, CAN
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Andreoff was selected by the Kings in the 3rd round of the 2011 Draft. The Canadian player served five seasons of major junior hockey with the Oshawa General of the OHL before signing with the Kings in 2011.

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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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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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