Marco Sturm

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Sturm ready for return to lineup

The wait is finally over for Marco Sturm, who is on track to return to the Kings' lineup for Wednesday's game at Anaheim after missing 12 games because of knee tendinitis. When the Kings left, on Feb. 9, for their latest six-game road trip, it seemed as though Sturm's return was only days away. Turn... Read More
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Sturm still on the mend

Marco Sturm will miss his ninth consecutive game tomorrow because of knee tendinitis. Sturm continues to skate heavily in practice and will actually be on the ice tomorrow morning -- before the 12:30 p.m. local start -- with the rest of the healthy scratches, getting in more work. Before the Kings l... Read More
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Sturm getting closer to return

Marco Sturm is close to returning from injured reserve. That much is known. Exactly when Sturm will play, or whose spot he will take on the Kings' roster, remains unknown. Sturm made it through a second consecutive day of full-team practice Tuesday, a day after he had the final treatment on his knee... Read More
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Sturm, Parse injury updates

The Kings might soon face a difficult decision. Marco Sturm is continuing his rehabilitation from knee tendinitis, and depending on the results of his meeting with doctors today, Sturm might be able to play Thursday in Pittsburgh. The Kings are out of roster spots, however, so assuming that everyone... Read More
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Different practice look for Sturm

As noted earlier, Marco Sturm practiced in a first-line, purple jersey today -- he did the same a few days ago, before returning to a green fourth-line jersey yesterday -- and Terry Murray said the only purpose was to even out practice drills… MURRAY: ``It was to get five guys off the one line th... Read More
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Sturm to miss at least three games

After 15 games with the Kings, Marco Sturm is out of the lineup. Sturm, who joined the Kings' lineup on Dec. 21 after a trade with Boston, and after having recovered from significant surgery on his right knee, was placed on injured reserve because of tendinitis in the other knee. Sturm previously ha... Read More
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Loktionov up; Sturm on I.R.

Marco Sturm has been placed on injured reserve, retroactive to yesterday, with knee tendinitis -- the other knee, not the one most recently repaired surgically -- and Andrei Loktionov has been officially called up. Presumably, Loktionov will play tonight -- he's on the ice right now for the morning ... Read More
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Sturm gets some praise from Murray

Terry Murray did little to hide his frustration with Marco Sturm last week, so it's only fair to note that Murray's assessment of Sturm in recent games has been much more kind. Sturm has one goal and two assists in his last three games and has also started to get some special-teams time. Murray was ... Read More
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`Training camp’ update on Sturm

After Terry Murray essentially did a public ``airing of grievances'' in terms of Marco Sturm, Sturm played on the Kings' third line on Thursday and had one assist and two shots on goal in 13 minutes, 40 seconds, of ice time. Sturm is expected to stay on the third line tonight, but will move over to ... 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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