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Waking up with the Kings: November 17

Several abbreviated thoughts about the LA Kings’ 2-1 shootout win over the Chicago Blackhawks: --The Kings weren’t graceful out of the starting gate, but between the halfway mark of the first period and until the midway point of the second, they played some of their best attacking hockey of the s... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Dominik Kahun

Dominik Kahun is a 23-year-old rookie forward who signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks over the spring after a tremendous run with DEL-Munich and the German National team. Speaking with LA Kings Insider this morning, Kahun discussed Marco Sturm's coaching and communicat... Read More

Good morning, Chicago

Good morning, Chicago, good morning, Insiders, and good morning, uh, first back-to-back of the season. It was an easy flight from Los Angeles that pushed back at 8:30 a.m. and landed in Chicago at 2:45 p.m. local time. It was a calm and uneventful flight, with only minimal turbulence right as we ... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 4

The pistons that power Drew Doughty’s emotionally charged world-class game have become double-sided. Obviously, there were many factors in Saturday’s loss beyond his unsportsmanlike conduct penalty. Jonathan Quick wasn’t as sharp as he was in, say, the Vegas game, though he dealt with several diffic... Read More

March 3 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 97-112-29 all-time against Chicago, a record that includes a home mark of 58-47-12. The loss ended a four-game home winning streak against the Blackhawks and denied the Kings the opportunity to sweep the season series for the first time since 1998-99, the second o... Read More

March 3 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

March 3 postgame quotes: John Stevens

On what he saw in the third period: It’s pretty obvious, right? I mean, come on, let’s not deny the white elephant in the room here. Total undisciplined play. Let them back in the hockey game. Totally unacceptable. They’re a good hockey team. They’ve got a lot of pride. I’ll just say this: it doesn... 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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