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Good morning, Insiders, and good morning... Honda Center? With the first Freeway Faceoff taking place tonight in Anaheim, NHL Network was kind enough to ask me to capture the emotion and intensity of the Kings-Ducks rivalry on-site and from both dressing rooms. I'll be at Honda Center throughout ... Read More

Video: LAKI joins NHL Network

A very good Monday morning to you, Insiders. Before getting to the Kings national television schedule, here's my season preview hit from the NHL Network from late last week. We spent a good amount of time talking Paul LaDue, Kevin Gravel, Derek Forbort and the young defenders that should vie for min... Read More

Video: NHL Network talks with Mike Cammalleri

A happy Wednesday to you, Insiders, and I hope you are all well recovered from celebrating our country's independence. Before getting to the remainder of the evaluations, which will take up a good chunk of July, here are Mike Cammalleri and Elliotte Friedman joining the NHL Network to talk about the... Read More

Audio, video: Stevens interviews

John Stevens joined The Power Play on SiriusXM NHL earlier today and shared several interesting notes on coaching philosophies and what he'll expect from his team. He expressed confidence that Anze Kopitar will have a bounce-back season, and for the second straight day, cited analytics (more on that... Read More

March 30 morning skate notes

Good afternoon from the Uber ride back to downtown Chicago from the United Center. There wasn't a ton to report from today's optional morning skate, other than there was a good turnout. We were all expecting an optional skate today after a full team practice yesterday; Darryl Sutter has been incline... 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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