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CHICAGO SUN-TIMES Mark Lazerus: Kings rally from 2-0 third-period deficit to stun Hawks in OT "The Hawks had been 42-0-0 when leading after two periods, dating all the way back to the start of the last season. The last team they coughed up such a lead and lost? Game 7 of the Western Conference... Read More

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CHICAGO TRIBUNE Chris Kuc: Blackhawks back in Central chase with 2 big wins in a row "The Hawks are certainly happy with their reversal of fortune in the Central. What seemed like a lost cause in the race for the division title has again turned into a dogfight." CHICAGO SUN-TIMES Mark La... Read More

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CHICAGO TRIBUNE Chris Kuc: Frustration follows Blackhawks' 4-3 loss to Kings "Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp each had a goal and an assist and Andrew Shaw also scored for the Hawks but Crawford couldn’t hold three leads and suffered the loss. " CHICAGO SUN-TIMES Mark Lazerus: Kings rally... Read More

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CHICAGO TRIBUNE Chris Kuc: Blackhawks end road trip on high note "The Hawks wrapped up their annual circus trip with another top-notch effort during a 4-1 victory over the Kings on Saturday night at Staples Center." CHICAGO SUN-TIMES Mark Lazerus: Blackhawks knock off champion Kings to c... Read More

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CHICAGO TRIBUNE Chris Kuc: Blackhawks force a Game 7 at the United Center The triumph was the Hawks' second consecutive in the series when facing elimination and tied the best-of-seven slate at 3-3 with Game 7 scheduled for Sunday night at the United Center. Shannon Ryan: Corey Crawford bac... Read More

TV: LAKI on CSN Chicago

It was a busy day yesterday around Chicago - after Coach Quenneville, Brandon Saad and Marian Hossa were followed by Darryl Sutter during media availability at the United Center, the Kings held a press conference at the team hotel. A few stops later, I was near Merchandise Mart and the Comcast Sport... Read More

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CSNCHICAGO.COM Tracey Myers: Emotional Kane leads Hawks to win after grandfather's death Patrick Kane pointed skyward after scoring his 26th goal of the season, a salute to his grandfather, Donald, who passed away earlier in the day. On one of his toughest personal days, Kane collected himself... 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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