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Waking up with the Kings: October 16

One night after withstanding a high-quality effort from their visitors, the Kings again had to fend off an impressive showing as the New York Islanders gained strength in many five-on-five moments as the game progressed but ultimately lost when John Tavares missed the net on a would-be equalizer in ... Read More

October 15 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 48-44-14 all-time against New York, a record that includes a home mark of 28-17-8. The Kings have points in a franchise record eight straight home games against the Islanders, going 7-0-1. -With the win, Los Angeles improved to 3-0-0 against the Eastern Conf... Read More

Game 5: Los Angeles vs New York

Los Angeles Kings 3, New York Islanders 2 Final Radio Feed NHL.com Preview Box Score Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 27; NYI – 25 PP: LAK – 1/3; NYI – 0/2 First Period 1) LAK - Anze Kopitar (4) (Drew Doughty, Dustin Brown), 12:44 Second Period 2) NYI - Josh Bailey (2) (Matthew Barzal, Andr... Read More

The view from New York

Newsday Anders Lee scores twice in Islanders’ win over Kings "Weight didn’t hesitate when he took over for Capuano on Tuesday, telling Berube the next day that the young goaltender would be making his first start since Dec. 18 against the team that drafted him in 2009. ...Weight wanted his ... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: January 22

The Kings are having a difficult time generating momentum right now. After their third consecutive regulation loss decided by either one goal or one goal plus an empty-netter, it’s clear that this is an offensively challenged team strained by key absences on its roster, but given some of the opponen... 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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