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Waking up with the Kings: October 6

The LA Kings’ 2019-20 curriculum opened with the early test that Todd McLellan was keen on evaluating. Finally presented with some baseline data, there was a visible array of positives and negatives to work with in a 6-5 regulation loss in which the Kings failed to hold a third period lead and four ... Read More

Game 1: Los Angeles at Edmonton

Los Angeles Kings 5, Edmonton Oilers 5 Third Period, 7:50 remaining Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Fox Sports Live Stream (requires subscription) SOG: LAK – 25; EDM – 29 PP: LAK – 1/4; EDM – 1/4 First Period 1) EDM - Connor McDavid (2) (unassisted), 0:53 2) LAK - Dustin Brown (1) (Anz... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Jujhar Khaira

Like many teams, the Edmonton Oilers are looking to establish consistency among their role players, and Jujhar Khaira, a physical and defensive-minded forward who kills penalties, has been a gritty pain in the side of Pacific Division teams through his 155 NHL games. Joining LA Kings Insider after E... Read More

Good morning, Edmonton

Good morning, Edmonton, and good morning, Insiders. Finally, finally, FINALLY, game one. I applaud your patience, Kings fans. The Tampa Bay Lightning clinched a playoff spot last night. We're back in Edmonton. Edmonton would seem to be a fitting place to start a hockey season, though the word... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 27

It’s easy to compare Tuesday’s 8-4 loss in Edmonton to a classic, mid-1980’s Smythe Division Kings-Oilers battle, what with all the 12 goals, two fights and the general loosey-gooseyness affording the most skilled players on the ice ample opportunity for exhibition. And those skilled players were Oi... Read More

Good morning, Edmonton

Good morning, Edmonton, and good morning, Insiders. After a 29-minute flight from Calgary, we touched down in Oil Country and made the drive north from the airport to the city center, where we unloaded the buses, picked up our room keys and hopped upstairs - LITERALLY - for a pretty good night o... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: January 6

Before allowing three first period goals Saturday night, the Edmonton Oilers had allowed five, three, five, six, four, six, two, four, eight and six goals in their last 10 visits to Staples Center, winning once, controversially. This all occurred despite some perfectly fine Oilers efforts at home, e... Read More
Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left


Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.

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.

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.