New Jersey Devils

New Jersey Devils v Los Angeles Kings

Waking up with the Kings: November 20

Amongst the teams that play with excellent structure, there are three – New Jersey, Minnesota and Los Angeles – that, when facing one another, tend to avoid any sort of gripping, chance-tradey theatre of offense. These games are often tight-checking, closer-to-the-vest affairs, and in a 1:00 p.m. no... Read More
New Jersey Devils v Los Angeles Kings

The View from New Jersey

NJ.com Devils' Cory Schneider: Need to be 'one save better' "While Schneider and coach John Hynes weren't displeased with his performance, the goalie knows that stopping even just one more shot makes a huge difference, with both games coming down to one goal late." Kyle Palmieri, Adam Henri... Read More
New Jersey Devils v Los Angeles Kings

November 19 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 54-31-15 all-time against the New Jersey franchise, a record that includes a home record of 31-11-8. The Kings snapped a franchise-long four-game home losing streak in the series and earned their first win at Staples Center against the Devils since October 30, ... Read More
New Jersey Devils v Los Angeles Kings

November 19 scoring chances

Scoring chances from previous games: 11/3 Kings 12, Penguins 10 11/5 Kings 15, Flames 10 11/8 Kings 14, Maple Leafs 5 11/10 Kings 15, Canadiens 15 11/11 Kings 17, Jets 17 11/13 Kings 13, Senators 16 11/15 Kings 14, Avalanche 13 11/17 Kings 17, Oilers 10... Read More
New Jersey Devils v Florida Panthers

Game 19: Los Angeles vs New Jersey

Los Angeles Kings 4, New Jersey Devils 2 Final Radio Feed NHL.com Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 28; NJD – 23 PP: LAK – 0/1; NJD – 0/2 First Period 1) NJD - John Moore (3) (Reid Boucher, Devante Smith-Pelly), 3:38 Second Period 2) LAK - Alec Martinez (3) (Nic Dowd, Devin ... Read More
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Waking up with the Kings: March 13

Several abbreviated thoughts from Saturday night’s 2-1 overtime loss to the New Jersey Devils: -As was stated on the broadcast before the game, you don’t want to fall behind to the Devils. One minute and 12 seconds into the game, the Kings fell behind the Devils. This allowed an underhanded team ... Read More
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March 12 postgame notes

-With the overtime loss, Los Angeles fell to 53-31-15 all-time against the New Jersey franchise, a record that includes a home mark of 30-11-8. Road teams have won six of the last seven meetings in the series; in the last 10 home games against the Devils, the Kings are 3-6-2 and have lost two of the... 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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