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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

October 26 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 34-90-21 all-time against Montreal, a record that includes a road mark of 11-50-11. The Kings swept a two-game season series against the Canadiens for the fourth time in club history (also 2000-01, 2013-14, 2015-16) and won three games in a five-game stretch of... Read More

Game 10: Los Angeles at Montreal

Los Angeles Kings 4, Montreal Canadiens 0 Final Radio Feed Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Behold: Bell Centre SOG: LAK – 28; MTL – 40 PP: LAK – 0/1; MTL – 0/5 First Period 1) LAK - Adrian Kempe (6) (Derek Forbort), 18:59 2) LAK - Tyler Toffoli (3) (unassisted), 19:10 Seco... Read More

Good morning, Montreal

Good morning, Montreal, and good morning, Insiders. It wasn't too strange being in Ottawa during Game 1 of the World Series. Having worked in press boxes since 1999, I've spent thousands upon thousands of hours where the sole focus of my attention was on the game in front of me instead of a tele... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: October 19

The Kings faced a desperate Montreal Canadiens team at the end of their home-heavy slate to open the season and ultimately turned a 1-1 game into a 5-1 win by sticking to their game and continuing to demonstrate that they’ll generate their own share of chances by continuing to check well in their ow... Read More

October 18 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 33-90-21 all-time against Montreal, a record that includes a home mark of 23-40-10. The Kings improved to 6-4-1 in both their last 11 home games and last 11 games overall against the Canadiens. These teams will conclude their season series on October 26 at Bell... Read More
Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

Born: Feb 21, 1989
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left


Muzzin was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, before signing to the Kings in 2010. He has since become the first Woodstock, Ontario professional athlete to win a major sports trophy.

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.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


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.

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.