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Waking up with the Kings: October 21

On an emotional and particularly chippy Thursday night in Dallas, the Kings staked themselves to an early lead, finished off the first two periods strong and played a complete 61:20 in earning their first win of the season, a much-needed 4-3 overtime triumph over the team that recorded more points t... Read More
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October 20 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 87-102-40 all-time against the Dallas franchise, a record that includes a road mark of 36-61-18. The Kings are 7-3-1 in their last 11 visits to American Airlines Center. These teams will also meet on December 23 in Dallas and January 9 in Los Angeles. -The 201... Read More
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Game 4: Los Angeles at Dallas

Los Angeles Kings 4, Dallas Stars 3 Final - Overtime Radio Feed NHL.com Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 39; DAL – 20 PP: LAK – 1/6; DAL – 1/4 First Period 1) LAK PPG - Nic Dowd (1) (Tom Gilbert, Dustin Brown), 8:18 2) DAL - Radek Faksa (1) (Jason Spezza), 11:40 Second Period 3) LAK - Jef... Read More
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October 20 morning skate notes

Good afternoon, Kings fans. Let's get down to brass tacks. -The Kings rolled lines towards the end of their morning skate, but they weren't representative of what we're likely to see tonight. Based on Tom Gilbert apparently taking an option, and Teddy Purcell, Jordan Nolan and Matt Greene remaining... Read More
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Audio: Quick hits with Dan Hamhuis

Dan Hamhuis, who signed a two-year, $7.5-million contract with Dallas over the off-season, joined LA Kings Insider to discuss the improvements in detail etched out by the Stars in a 2-1 win over Nashville on Tuesday in addition to the success the club has experienced in integrating new players such ... Read More

Live Blog: Los Angeles vs Dallas

Dallas Stars 4, Los Angeles Kings 2 Third Period, 12:00 remaining Live Audio Stream SOG: LAK – 36, DAL - 20 PP: LAK – 2/5, DAL – 0/2 LAK starters: G Jeff Zatkoff, D Brayden McNabb, D Alec Martinez, LW Dwight King, C Andy Andreoff, RW Trevor Lewis THIRD PERIOD 20:00: Dustin Brown is on the bench ... 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: 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.

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left


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.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right


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.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


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.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


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.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left


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.