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Montreal Canadiens v Los Angeles Kings

The view from Montreal

Montreal Gazette Canadiens depose Kings in freewheeling game decided in shootout "The Canadiens are 2-2 on their current five-game road trip. The win allowed the Canadiens to regain the top spot in the NHL with 36 points. They are a point ahead of Chicago and the New York Rangers and have a ga... Read More
Los Angeles Kings v Arizona Coyotes

The view from Arizona

Arizona Sports Familiar issues cost Coyotes in loss to Kings "The Coyotes wasted some good special teams play, too, in a game that featured 11 power plays. Arizona’s power play went 2 for 6 with Martin Hanzal scoring both goals. The penalty killing unit held Los Angeles scoreless, but the King... Read More
San Jose Sharks v Los Angeles Kings

The view from San Jose

The Mercury News Couture's three-point night leads Sharks past Kings 4-1 "Jones, making a start on back-to-back nights for the first time this season, had 26 saves to improve to 6-0 against his former team in games in Los Angeles as a member of the Sharks. Overall, including the playoffs, the ... Read More
Chicago Blackhawks v Los Angeles Kings

The view from Chicago

Chicago Tribune Blackhawks' circus trip ends with 2-1 overtime loss to Kings "Patrick Kane got his second goal in as many games when he re-directed a shot from Duncan Keith past Kings goaltender Peter Budaj for a 1-0 lead. But that would be all the scoring the Hawks would get." CSN Chicago ... Read More
New York Islanders v Los Angeles Kings

The view from New York

MSG Network Butch Goring Video Analysis: Halak solid, despite loss to Kings Newsday Islanders give up messy late goals in loss to Kings "There are fewer and fewer answers inside the Isles locker room anymore and more glassy-eyed looks after games like Wednesday’s, where the team pla... 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
Edmonton Oilers v Los Angeles Kings

The view from Edmonton

Edmonton Sun Oilers can't stop depleted L.A. team from dominating "Alas, they couldn’t beat backup Peter Budaj in the L.A. net and didn’t have any answer for the rest of the Kings, especially L.A.’s No. 2 centre Jeff Carter, as they fell 4-2 and have now been outscored 42-15 since Nikolai Khab... Read More
WINNIPEG, MB - NOVEMBER 13: Devin Setoguchi #10 of the Los Angeles Kings checks Quinton Howden #21 of the Winnipeg Jets into the boards during second period action at the MTS Centre on November 13, 2016 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Darcy Finley/NHLI via Getty Images)

The view from Winnipeg

Winnipeg Sun Ted Wyman: Jets crown Kings "This was a game in which the unsung heroes got the Jets to overtime, the penalty killers saved them in the extra period and a couple of scoring stars won it for them in the shootout." Ken Wiebe: Setoguchi fighting for more after overcoming demons ... Read More
OTTAWA, ON - NOVEMBER 11: Fredrik Claesson #33 of the Ottawa Senators skates against the Los Angeles Kings at Canadian Tire Centre on November 11, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.  (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)

The view from Ottawa

CBC Sens stun Kings in dying seconds to seal comeback "The Kings had the lone power play of the first period, the most shots and most opportunities but they were unable to get anything past Anderson in the opening 20 minutes." Ottawa Citizen Senators rally in the third, Stone gives them ... Read More
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The View from Montreal

Montreal Gazette Canadiens cut Carey Price a break with solid win over Kings "After being outshot 123-61 in Price’s three previous starts, the Canadiens held the Kings to 24 shots on goal. Price has a 9-0 record." SportsNet Carey Price solid again; Canadiens remain undefeated at home ... Read More
TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 5: Auston Matthews #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs watches from the bench during the second period against the Vancouver Canucks at the Air Canada Centre on November 5, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images) *** Local Caption ***Auston Matthews

The view from Toronto

Steve Dangle Glynn, Leafs Fan Reaction The Globe and Mail Andersen pulled for first time as Kings rout Leafs "Riding high after three wins in a row of their own, the Leafs got schooled by their more veteran opponent from puck-drop. SportsNet Canada Maple Leafs ’embarrassed’ after ... Read More
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 5:  Nicklas Grossmann #8 of the Calgary Flames checks Tanner Pearson #70 of the Los Angeles Kings during the game on November 5, 2016 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Aaron Poole/NHLI via Getty Images)

The view from Calgary

Calgary Sun Kristen Odland: Flames royally dumped by Kings "After an embarrassing 5-0 whipping by Darryl Sutter’s crew at Staples Center, the widely unpredictable Flames have now been out-scored 12-4 on the third stop of this four-game road trip." FlamesNation Post-game: Flames flop agai... Read More
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The view from Pittsburgh

Tribune-Review Bill West: Penguins settle for 1 point after OT loss to Kings "Their lead lasted just seven minutes, as Crosby connected with Kris Letang for a second time in the game to put the puck past Budaj. Letang faked a shot in the slot and snuck a pass through to the Penguins captain, who p... 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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