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June 13

With respect to the weightier political and social tie-ins, the 2012 run was Seurat’s A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, the 2014 run Picasso’s Guernica. In 2012, the LA Kings enjoyed five, six and seven full days off between series and needed no more than the minimum six defenseme... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: February 5

Benefiting from standout goaltending and winning the game’s important moments, the LA Kings eked out an unlikely victory in which they saved their best hockey for the final 20 minutes and 25 seconds. Even the way the game ended was representative of both the Kings’ ability to steal one and of the br... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Chris Kreider

As part of the surplus of New York Rangers with Boston-area college ties, Chris Kreider joined LA Kings Insider to talk about the Beanpot tournament, which opens up today at TD Garden as his Boston College Eagles face the Harvard Crimson in advance of the nightcap that pits the Northeastern Huskies ... Read More

Good morning, New York

INSIDERS. A happy Monday morning to you from the Financial District. Before we go any farther, here are the updated all-time LAKI Insider Standings: Jessi McDonald: 1.000 (2-0-0) James Nicholson: 1.000 (1-0-0) Rich Hammond: .598 (132-84-30) Jon Rosen: .587 (229-154-47) Josh Cooper: .545 (6-5-... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: October 29

In an equinox of offense, the LA Kings fell into several familiar traps Sunday afternoon at Staples Center but banked on two power play goals and two rush goals to will out a much-needed win. As much as this team could use some juju – they’re in last place in the West and Jonathan Quick is hurt – th... 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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