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Waking up with the Kings: October 12

In case you had been caught up in Major League Baseball playoffs or some other non-hockey event and needed a reminder that the regular season had begun, there was Drew Doughty, standing and screaming at Matthew Tkachuk in the penalty box during the third period of a tied divisional game that feature... Read More

October 12 postgame notes

-With the overtime loss, Los Angeles fell to 95-111-30 all-time against the Calgary franchise, a record that includes a home mark of 58-46-13. The Kings fell to 10-11-12 (W-L-T) all-time against the Flames. These teams will meet next on January 4 and 24 at the Scotiabank Saddledome and March 26 at S... Read More

Game 3: Los Angeles vs Calgary

Calgary Flames 4, Los Angeles Kings 3 Final-Overtime Radio Feed Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 45; CGY – 37 PP: LAK – 0/5; CGY – 1/6 First Period 1) CGY PPG - Matthew Tkachuk (1) (Mikael Backlund, Mark Giordano), 3:56 2) CGY - Michael Frolik (1) (Johnny Gaudreau, Sea... Read More

Hello, Neighbo(u)rs: Calgary Flames

2017-18 CALGARY FLAMES PREVIEW 2016-17 record: 45-33-4, 94 points; 4th place, Pacific Division; 7th place, Western Conference 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Lost in first round to Anaheim (four games) Corsi-for rate: 50.5% (10th) Additions: G Mike Smith, D Travis Hamonic, F Spencer Foo, F Luke Gazdi... 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.