Anaheim Ducks

Waking up with the Kings: November 21

Without the services of a number of key players, the Los Angeles Kings stuck to their tried and true style of play and emerged from Orange County with an emotional and gutsy 3-2 win that rode the Jeff Carter line for the first 40 minutes and Peter Budaj for the final 20 against an opponent both flat... Read More

November 20 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 57-48-24 all-time against Anaheim, a record that includes a road mark of 23-28-13. The win was just the third regulation win against the Ducks in the teams’ last 16 meetings. The Kings improved to 1-1-0 in the season series in advance of remaining games on Febr... Read More

November 20 scoring chances

Scoring chances from previous games: 11/3 Kings 12, Penguins 10 11/5 Kings 15, Flames 10 11/8 Kings 14, Maple Leafs 5 11/10 Kings 15, Canadiens 15 11/11 Kings 17, Jets 17 11/13 Kings 13, Senators 16 11/15 Kings 14, Avalanche 13 11/17 Kings 17, Oilers 10 11/19 Kings 11, Devils 10... Read More

Game 20: Los Angeles at Anaheim

Anaheim Ducks 2, Los Angeles Kings 3 Final Radio Feed Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 29; ANA - 30 PP: LAK – 2/3; ANA – 1/7 First Period No scoring Second Period 1) Drew Doughty (3) (Jeff Carter), 02:15 2) Jeff Carter, PPG (8) (Tanner Pearson, Tyler Toffoli), 12:2... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: November 2

Not a bevy of positives, Insiders, but it’s a long season. Things are never as bleak as they appear, and the high times are never as stratospheric as they may seem, but when a team goes three straight games without a goal for the first time in 47 years, there’s a historic precedent of offensive inep... Read More

November 1 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 56-48-24 all-time against Anaheim, a record that includes a home mark of 34-20-11. These teams have four games remaining: November 20, February 19 and April 9 iat Honda Center, and February 25 at Staples Center. -The Kings were shut out in three consecutive games... Read More
Alec martinez

#27 | 6′ 1″ | 210 lb | Age: 29

Born: July 26, 1987
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, MI, USA
Position: D
Handedness: Left


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.

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left


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.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right


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.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


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.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


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.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left


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.