Edmonton Oilers

Waking up with the Kings: December 30

From the Yeah, Obviously Department: The Kings are lacking in horses right now. Without Tyler Toffoli in the lineup, there’s just not enough goal scoring at the moment to sustain the team on most nights. We all know what Jeff Carter has done, and there has been some intriguing development of younger... Read More

The view from Edmonton

Edmonton Journal Edmonton Oilers defeat L.A. Kings 3-1 "They had 2-21-3 record against the Kings since 2010-11, before this win. They got saves from Talbot, Eberle’s first multi-point game since Dec. 3, they rolled four lines, won the face-off battle 34-23, the special teams (1-2 on the power... Read More

December 29 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 81-81-39 all-time against Edmonton, a record that includes a road mark of 38-45-18. The loss snapped a six-game winning streak since Edmonton’s 4-2 win at Rexall Place on April 7, 2015. L.A. is 21-3-3 overall in the last 27 head-to-head meetings and 1-1-0 in the s... Read More

December 29 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 36: Los Angeles at Edmonton

Edmonton Oilers 3, Los Angeles Kings 1 Final Radio Feed NHL.com Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 29; EDM – 35 PP: LAK – 0/2; EDM – 1/2 First Period No scoring Second Period 1) EDM PPG - Pat Maroon (11) (Jordan Eberle, Matt Benning), 2:32 Third Period 2) LAK - Nick Shore... Read More

Good morning, Edmonton

Good morning, Edmonton, and good morning, Insiders. While we're here, should I establish residence in Alberta? One out of every 7.7 games remaining is a road game against either Edmonton or Calgary, which means A) Buy stock in Allied Winter Wear, Inc., B) It's a good thing we're no longer posting... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: November 18

Darryl Sutter noted on Thursday that the team needed goals, not just scoring chances. “You’ve got to go past saying, ‘I’ve got the chances,’ or ‘I’ve got the shots,’ or ‘I’m getting them,’” he said. “You’ve got to say, ‘me and the goalie, the puck’s got to go behind the goalie.’ (His best line was a... Read More

The view from Edmonton

Edmonton Sun Oilers can't stop depleted L.A. team from dominating "Alas, they couldn’t beat backup Peter Budaj in the L.A. net and didn’t have any answer for the rest of the Kings, especially L.A.’s No. 2 centre Jeff Carter, as they fell 4-2 and have now been outscored 42-15 since Nikolai Khab... Read More

November 17 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 81-80-39 all-time against Edmonton, a record that includes a home mark of 43-36-21. The Kings have won a franchise record 10 consecutive home games against the Oilers, dating back to November 3, 2011, a 3-0 loss in which Nikolai Khabibulin made 19 saves in lead... 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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