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Good Morning, Las Vegas

Good Morning 2019! And also, a good morning to Las Vegas and good morning to you, Insiders! The team left Colorado after last night's overtime win, getting into Las Vegas just shy of the New Year - All of us on the staff bus last night were wondering if we'd make it into Vegas before midnight. As... Read More

September

So, this is about the precise moment where 2017-18 has officially flipped into 2018-19. The off-season is, for all intents and purposes, over, and two weeks from today the Kings and Coyotes will meet for their familiar split-squad preseason games that took a back seat to the China trip last season. ... Read More

Good morning, Las Vegas

Good morning, Las Vegas, and good morning, Insiders. The first-ever postseason match-up between the Golden State and the Silver State is upon us. Tension is high. A nascent rivalry evolves. Let's talk... MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL. Long before the Golden Knights, there were the Las Vegas Stars, an... Read More

Good morning, Las Vegas

Good morning, Las Vegas, and good morning, Insiders. And thus Josh Cooper’s scorched earth reign of terror has finally and firmly come to pass. Let us all gather to bask in this epoch of plenty and feast from limitless cornucopia sprouting from his crumbled and hollowed out effigies. It’s goo... Read More

Good morning, Las Vegas

Good morning, Insiders, and good morning, Las Vegas. This is a reminder that you are still able to donate for the Christiana Duarte Memorial Fund through this link. Have a wonderful Sunday, Insiders. The team will meet at T-Mobile Arena but isn't expected to get on the ice this morning. I'll ... Read More

Audio: LAKI joins Kings Men Podcast

A good morning to you, Insiders. This is a #good podcast. Puck Daddy's Joshua Cooper and I joined Kings Men Podcast's Jesse Cohen to discuss the makeup of the pre-training camp Kings while acknowledging several themes that will come into play over the course of the season. The first half of this pod... 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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