New York Rangers

Waking up with the Kings: January 24

If I cut and pasted another WUWTK from a different part of the season, or another season altogether, would anyone notice? When the Rangers scored on their second shot, and you looked up at the scoreboard to see that the Kings had already taken 10, the immediate and obvious thought was "We've seen th... Read More

The view from New York

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

January 23 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 48-65-19 all-time against New York, a record that includes a road mark of 21-37-7. The loss was the Kings’ first regular season loss at Madison Square Garden since a 4-3 shootout loss on February 17, 2011. The last regular season regulation loss at Madison Square ... Read More

January 23 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 11/19 Kings 11, Devils 10 11/20 ... Read More

Game 47: Los Angeles at New York

New York Rangers 3, Los Angeles Kings 2 Final Radio Feed Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 38; NYR – 17 PP: LAK – 0/2; NYR – 0/3 First Period 1) NYR - Brandon Pirri (8) (unassisted), 11:31 Second Period 2) NYR - Matt Puempel (6) (Derek Stepan, Dan Girardi), 13:28 3)... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 18

The Rangers holding a two-goal Staples Center lead before settling for overtime? What could go wrong? In a carbon copy script from a 2014 Stanley Cup Final game – there was an even a non-call on potential goaltender interference! – the Kings, the better team for the much longer stretches on Thursday... Read More

March 17 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 48-64-19 all-time against New York, a record that includes a home mark of 27-28-12. -The Kings improved to 19-9-3 against the Eastern Conference and 10-5-1 against the Metropolitan Division. -Los Angeles improved to 11-3 in overtime and 13-5 in games tha... 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: 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.

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.