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Waking up with the Kings: December 21

Shootout losses aren’t always the most difficult to digest – those one points add up over time – but any satisfaction the Kings could draw out of earning a point on the road against a team that had won nine in a row was muted with the understanding that a second point was clearly there for the takin... Read More

December 20 postgame notes

-With the shootout loss, Los Angeles fell to 31-19-5 all-time against Columbus, a record that includes an away mark of 13-10-4. The teams split their season series, with each team finishing the year with a 1-0-1 head-to-head match-up. -With the shootout loss, the Kings fell to 8-6-2 against the E... Read More

December 20 scoring chances

Scoring chances from previous games: 11/3 Kings 12, Penguins 10 11/5 Kings 15, Flames 10 11/8 Kings 14, Maple Leafs 5 11/10 Kings 15, Canadiens 15 11/11 Kings 17, Jets 17 11/13 Kings 13, Senators 16 11/15 Kings 14, Avalanche 13 11/17 Kings 17, Oilers 10 11/19 Kings 11, Devils 10 11/20 ... Read More

Game 32: Los Angeles at Columbus

Los Angeles Kings 2, Columbus Blue Jackets 3 (Shootout) Final Radio Feed NHL.com Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 44; CBJ – 24 PP: LAK – 1/1; CBJ – 0/2 First Period No scoring Second Period 1) CBJ - Cam Atkinson (13) (Brandon Dubinsky, Boone Jenner), 7:35 2) LAK PPG - Jeff... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Ryan Murray

The Blue Jackets have won nine games in a row, and Ryan Murray, the second pick in the 2012 NHL Draft, joined LA Kings Insider after a rare Columbus morning skate to discuss the structure of the team's defense, the desire by the team to conserve energy on game days, and reasons behind the rapid turn... Read More

Audio: LAKI joins Kings Men Podcast

Insiders! Good evening from Ohio's capital city. Earlier today, Columbus Blue Jackets Manager of Digital and Social Media Rob Mixer and I joined Jesse Cohen to preview tomorrow's Kings-Blue Jackets game. Earlier this decade, Los Angeles and Columbus emerged as among the most innovative franchises in... 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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