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Waking up with the Kings: January 20

On the verge of moves that would reshape the roster and subtract contributing players from the greatest era in franchise history, the image of Jonathan Quick swinging his stick at the goalpost and shouting at referee Jean Hebert after an unsuccessful challenge during a six-goal loss served as a sad ... Read More

Game 49: Los Angeles at Colorado

Colorado Avalanche 7, Los Angeles Kings 1 Final Score Preview Box Score Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 31; COL – 40 PP: LAK – 1/4; COL – 2/6 First Period COL - Carl Soderberg (16) (Tyson Barrie); 10:03 Second Period COL PPG - Gabriel Landeskog (29) (Nathan MacKinnon, Tyson Barrie); 0:3... Read More

Good morning, Denver

Good morning, Denver, and good morning, Insiders. Aye, an air conditioning view, but 'tis no Munters. It's a Friday in a beautiful city, but there's a wintry mix outside that may keep us in close proximity to the hotel once the day's duties are done. For all the sunshine that Denver receives,... Read More

Game 40: Los Angeles at Colorado

Los Angeles Kings 3, Colorado Avalanche 2 Final-Overtime Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Fox Sports Live Stream SOG: LAK – 18; COL – 24 PP: LAK – 1/3; COL – 0/4 First Period No scoring Second Period 1) LAK PPG - Drew Doughty (3) (Tyler Toffoli, Anze Kopitar), 0:22 2) LAK - Sean... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: November 22

How many rock bottoms can there be? How is this even a sentence on November 22? A team losing by four goals every four or five games is an reflection of a number of entrenched issues, schematically and emotionally, personnel-based and managerial. Despite recent glimmers of confidence and harbingers ... Read More

Game 21: Los Angeles vs Colorado

Colorado Avalanche 7, Los Angeles Kings 3 Final Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Fox Sports Live Stream SOG: LAK – 36; COL – 34 PP: LAK – 0/3; COL – 3/4 First Period COL PPG - Vladislav Kamenev (2) (Carl Soderberg, Alexander Kerfoot); 11:25 LAK - Kyle Clifford (3) (Tyler Toffoli... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: April 3

Several abbreviated thoughts about Monday’s 3-1 win over the Colorado Avalanche: -With the day’s objective complete, the LA Kings are within one point of clinching a playoff berth, which would represent a positive check mark in the first year of the reformed coaching staff and front office. A ber... 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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