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Waking up with the Kings: March 6

There just wasn’t much of anything Tuesday night at Staples Center – not much juice, or any juju or fortune, and there certainly wasn’t a steady stream of scoring chances directed at either net. After their cathartic offensive outburst was sparked in a fun and sloppy defensive outing on Saturday, th... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: October 12

Thursday’s win at Montreal – the LA Kings’ 12th in 73 visits – wasn’t exactly a frameable, pristine performance, but it did reflect a step forward after a recent step back in Winnipeg, and during a span in which the Kings are down four players they expected to open the season with, including two who... Read More

Game 4: Los Angeles at Montreal

Los Angeles Kings 3, Montreal Canadiens 0 Final score Preview Box Score Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 29; MTL – 40 PP: LAK – 0/3; MTL – 0/4 First Period LAK - Adrian Kempe (1) (Tyler Toffoli, Jeff Carter); 3:56 LAK - Michael Amadio (1) (Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Jeff Carter); 11:31 Second... Read More

Good morning, Montreal

Good morning, Montreal, good morning, Youppi!, and good morning, Insiders. It's a fine, if rainy, morning in a city we see so infrequently. I've shared this about New York in the past: there are certain cities we visit where there's sometimes an awed hush while we drive through them. It's not nec... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: October 27

Jonathan Quick isn’t big on milestones or accolades, but virtually everybody else loves a sharp, rounded number, and in his 500th career game he stopped 40 of 40 shots in keeping the Montreal Canadiens off the scoreboard. There are games in which he’ll be named one of the three stars with one of you... 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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