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Newsday Antti Raanta earns fourth shutout as Rangers beat Kings "Raanta came into the game 2-0-1 against the Kings, with a 1.97 goals-against average and .927 save percentage. He had allowed one goal or fewer in two of his three appearances against them. Quick had allowed two or fewer goals in... Read More

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New York Times Rangers edge the Kings as Henrik Lundqvist makes 36 Saves "Lundqvist has given up just four goals on 84 shots during the winning streak — including a 1-0 shutout at Detroit on Sunday — after allowing 20 goals on 113 shots during the previous four games." Newsday Henrik Lun... Read More

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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

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NEW YORK POST Dan Martin: Islanders’ struggles at home continue with loss to Kings "Thursday night’s 3-2 loss to the Kings didn’t improve the mood on Long Island. It was the Isles’ sixth loss in their past seven games and they are now 0-5-1 in their past six at the Coliseum. 'You don’t m... Read More

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NEW YORK TIMES Pat Pickens: Kings Awake From Slumber Against Rangers "But after that sluggish start — indicative of a team that had played the night before — it was all Kings. Los Angeles swarmed Talbot, peppering 17 first-period shots on goal." NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Pat Leonard: Cam Talbo... Read More

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NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Pat Leonard: NY Rangers storm back, hold on for 4-3 win over L.A. Kings in Stanley Cup Final rematch "Speed from forwards Chris Kreider and Carl Hagelin helped establish a fierce forecheck to overwhelm L.A. in the second period." Pat Leonard: Henrik Lundqvist at Staple... Read More

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THE NEW YORK TIMES Jeff Z. Klein: Lundqvist’s 40 Saves Give Rangers a Shot The victory also set an N.H.L. record. The Rangers have won eight straight home games when facing playoff elimination, breaking the mark they shared with the Detroit Red Wings and the Montreal Canadiens. Allan Kreda:... 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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