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Audio: Quick hits with Dan Hamhuis

Nashville Predators defenseman Dan Hamhuis, a veteran of 1,082 NHL games, cut his teeth with the Prince George Cougars, a far-flung Western Hockey League outpost that he's now a part owner of. Speaking with LA Kings Insider, he described the camaraderie built on the bus prior to the age of cell phon... 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

Audio: Quick hits with Adam Gaudette

2018 Hobey Baker Winner Adam Gaudette scored his first career NHL goal Saturday night at Staples Center by making a bee-line to the net and finishing off a pass from Jake Virtanen. The Canucks haven't played since then, so the 48 hours since have been filled with a phone full of well-wishes from fri... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Vince Dunn

St. Louis relies on consistent production from their blue line, and 22-year-old 2015 second round pick Vince Dunn is leading all Blues defensemen in scoring with eight points. In line with the modern-era defensemen, Dunn skates well, moves the puck briskly and gets shots through to the net and will ... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Dominik Kahun

Dominik Kahun is a 23-year-old rookie forward who signed a two-year entry-level contract with the Chicago Blackhawks over the spring after a tremendous run with DEL-Munich and the German National team. Speaking with LA Kings Insider this morning, Kahun discussed Marco Sturm's coaching and communicat... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Julius Honka

The Dallas Stars will be without Alexander Radulov tonight, and are in the process of making a decision on whether they'll go with six or seven defensemen. 23-year-old Jyväskylä native Julius Honka has been alternating spots on the blue line with Connor Carrick and will likely be in for tonight's ga... 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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