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1992-93 | Friday marks the 25th anniversary of the Kings moving to 1-0 all-time in Stanley Cup Final games. Fresh off a climactic Game 7 in Toronto, the LA Kings made their Cup Final debut two days later in Montreal, as evidenced by Lou McClary confidently escorting Wayne Gretzky into the Montreal F... Read More

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OC Register Final: Ducks clinch division title with, 4-3, OT win over Kings "Eaves continued his goal scoring tear with his fourth in five games and ninth in 11. His 11 tallies in 20 games with the Ducks has given them a major boost but the winger would leave the ice with an upper-body in the ... Read More

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Orange County Register Final: Jonathan Quick sharp in return as Kings beat Ducks, 4-1 "Andrew Cogliano scored a first-period goal for the Ducks, who were 21-1-1 when leading after two periods going into the game. Patrick Eaves was scoreless, but had five shots on goal in 16:09 of ice time in h... Read More

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Los Angeles Times John Gibson, Ducks shut out Kings, 1-0 "The goal occurred after Kings defenseman Brayden McNabb couldn’t corral the puck at the end boards. Getzlaf grabbed it and made a saucer pass to a pinching Manson, who shot into an open right side of the net for his second goal this sea... Read More

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OC Register Two goals by Jeff Carter help Kings hang on to edge Ducks, 3-2 "For 40 minutes, it seemed as if the Kings were bent on turning this latest collision between the Southland rivals into a total role reversal of the Ducks’ 4-0 victory to kick off November. The decisiveness of the beati... Read More

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LA Times Lisa Dillman: Ducks take fight out of Kings "The struggling Kings, who fell apart defensively in the second period, have not scored in three consecutive games, matching a dubious franchise mark, dating to January 1969." Helene Elliott: When Kings’ scoring woes will end is anybody’s guess... 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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