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Waking up with the Kings: February 27

There’s not a great deal more to be said that hasn’t been said since about the LA Kings since the second or third week of the season, even as some details change. They’ve lost nine in a row. And though their team game may have been relatively healthy a week or two ago, they lost 6-1 in two of their ... Read More

Good morning, Raleigh

Good morning, Raleigh, and good morning, Insiders. Nothing to see from this hotel room. The end of the trip - as well as the road portion of the 2018-19 schedule - is in view. After our flight home, there are a pair of Arizona-Anaheim jaunts and a Western Canada three-in-four, and then the cold, ... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: December 3

For a zero-zero cross-conference non-rivalry game between the 31st place team and a team just outside of the playoff bubble, there was some underrated watchability for most of the first 58 scoreless minutes of Sunday’s home stand opener against Carolina. If you dismiss the whistles – which was hard,... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: February 14

Good morning Insiders, and Happy Valentine’s Day. So about last night’s game … it would be an understatement to say that wasn’t the result the Kings wanted, losing 7-3 at the Carolina Hurricanes. The seven goals they gave up were the most they had allowed all season. They let the Hurricanes pounce e... Read More

February 13 Postgame Notes

- The Kings fell to 37-30-10 all time against the Hurricanes. Los Angeles is now 14-18-7 on the road against Carolina. - Los Angeles fell to 7-4-1 against the Metropolitan Division and 17-8-1 against the Eastern Conference. - The Kings allowed three first period goals and have now been outscor... Read More
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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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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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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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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