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Waking up with the Kings: December 10

A recent road trip opener in Detroit started the meter on the Los Angeles Kings’ most difficult stretch of the season: 24 of 36 games played away from Staples Center, the meat of which is formed by three visits to the east coast and two to Western Canada. The Kings have opened the 36-game marathon w... Read More

December 9 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 37-29-10 all-time against the Carolina franchise, a record that includes a home mark of 23-12-3. The Kings have won nine of the last 11 home games against the Hurricanes and have scored at least three goals in eight of them. -With the win, Los Angeles impro... Read More

December 9 scoring chances

Scoring chances from previous games: 10/11 Kings 18, Flames 10 10/14 Kings 15, Sabres 13 10/15 Kings 12, Islanders 16 10/18 Kings 17, Canadiens 11 10/21 Kings 19, Blue Jackets 18 10/23 Kings 15, Maple Leafs 24 10/24 Kings 20, Senators 24 10/26 Kings 14, Canadiens 22 10/28 Kings 16, Bru... Read More

Game 31: Los Angeles vs Carolina

Los Angeles Kings 3, Carolina Hurricanes 2 Final-Overtime Radio Feed FUBO TV Stream NHL.com Preview Box Score Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 21; CAR – 34 PP: LAK – 0/1; CAR – 1/3 First Period No scoring Second Period 1) LAK - Tyler Toffoli (14) (Anze Kopitar, Tanner Pearson), 6:27 2) LA... Read More

The view from Carolina

Raleigh News & Observer Canes drop fifth straight with 3-0 loss to Kings "By game’s end, the Canes (21-20-7) looked back at missed chances. Sebastian Aho had some good looks, once firing a shot that glanced off Budaj’s stick, then the crossbar. The Canes also had a pair of power plays in each ... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: January 27

Having sat in pressboxes over an 82-game-plus schedule over the past several seasons, you see enough hockey to know that Something Of Note Always Happens. It took 55 minutes on Thursday, but that adage was reinforced when Marian Gaborik and Trevor Lewis scored goals 38 seconds apart late in the thir... Read More

January 26 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 36-29-10 all-time against the Carolina franchise, a record that includes a road mark of 14-17-7. The Kings finished with a 1-1-0 record in the season series, with each team winning on the road. -Los Angeles improved to 10-10-2 against the Eastern Conference,... 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

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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