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ARIZONA REPUBLIC Sarah McLellan: Arizona Coyotes blanked by Los Angeles Kings "This was the 10th time the Coyotes have been shut out this season, which is the second-highest total in the entire league behind the Sabres (11)." Sarah McLellan: Young Coyotes defense still under evaluation "... Read More

The View From Arizona

ARIZONA REPUBLIC Sarah McLellan: Los Angeles Kings score twice on power play to beat Arizona Coyotes "The Coyotes registered a season-low 17 shots. If that wasn't harmful enough, the Coyotes put the Kings on the power play five times and twice the Kings capitalized." Sarah McLellan: Martin ... Read More

The View from Arizona

ARIZONA REPUBLIC Sarah McLellan: Arizona Coyotes blanked by Los Angeles Kings "The losing streak (0-4-2) ties a franchise record and marks the first time the Coyotes have lost six in a row at home since Jan. 27-Feb. 16, 2009." FOX SPORTS ARIZONA Craig Morgan: Coyotes have a really bad da... Read More

The View from Phoenix

AZCENTRAL.COM Sarah McLellan: Phoenix Coyotes suffer shutout against Los Angeles Kings "Obviously, we didn't score a goal so something's was wrong there," center Martin Hanzal said. "But I thought L.A. just played a better game tonight. They outcompeted, outhit us, outplayed us today, so it wa... Read More

The View from Phoenix

AZCENTRAL.COM Sarah McLellan: Coyotes earn needed win over Kings It was the second straight game the Coyotes had a two-goal lead evaporate and fourth time in their last nine games it happened. But like they did Saturday against the Calgary Flames, the Coyotes rebounded. This time, Halpern w... Read More

The view from Phoenix

First, here's Dave Tippett answering questions following last night's 7-4 Kings victory: -courtesy Sarah McLellan of the Arizona Republic has your game story. Phoenix Coyotes fall to Los Angeles Kings after overcoming big deficit “Give Richards a lot of credit,” Doan sai... Read More
Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left


Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.

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.

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.