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Waking up with the Kings: February 16

Last night’s game for the Kings was far better than their previous contest against the Carolina Hurricanes, but ultimately the end result was the same in a 3-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins. Goaltender Jonathan Quick was excellent with 36 saves but the offense couldn’t figure out a way to get more... Read More

February 15 Postgame Notes

- With their 3-1 loss, the Kings fell to 75-61-22 all time against the Penguins and 28-42-11 in Pittsburgh. The Kings also dropped to 7-5-1 against the Metropolitan Division and 17-9-1 against the Eastern Conference this season. - Goaltender Jonathan Quick faced 38 shots on goal. He has faced 36 ... Read More

February 15 scoring chances

Scoring chances from previous games: 10/11 Kings 18, Flames 10 10/14 Kings 15, Sabres 13 10/15 Kings 12, Islanders 16 10/18 Kings 17, Canadiens 11 10/21 Kings 19, Blue Jackets 18 10/23 Kings 15, Maple Leafs 24 10/24 Kings 20, Senators 24 10/26 Kings 14, Canadiens 22 10/28 Kings 16,... Read More

Game 57: Los Angeles vs Pittsburgh

Los Angeles Kings 1, Pittsburgh Penguins 3 Final Radio Feed FUBO TV Feed NHL.com Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 35; PIT – 39 PP: LAK – 1/3 ; PIT –1/4 First Period No scoring Second Period 1) PIT - Ryan Reaves (4), 6:06 2) LAK PPG - Dion Phaneuf (4) (Alec Martinez, Adria... Read More

Audio: Quick Hits with Kris Letang

Kris Letang is a long-time member of the Pittsburgh Penguins' core. The defenseman was part of the organization's 2009 Stanley Cup and notched 15 points in the Pens' 2016 Cup run. In 2017 he was sidelined in the playoffs because of neck surgery so he didn't partake in the Pens' Cup run on the ice th... Read More

Good Morning, Pittsburgh

Greetings from Pittsburgh, which in my opinion is one of the better stops on the NHL schedule. Really, this is a phenomenal sports city and a place that has a bevy of activities and dining options. Plus, it was the backdrop for one of my favorite movies, “She’s Out of My League.” Though this offi... Read More

January 18 scoring chances

Scoring chances from previous games: 10/11 Kings 18, Flames 10 10/14 Kings 15, Sabres 13 10/15 Kings 12, Islanders 16 10/18 Kings 17, Canadiens 11 10/21 Kings 19, Blue Jackets 18 10/23 Kings 15, Maple Leafs 24 10/24 Kings 20, Senators 24 10/26 Kings 14, Canadiens 22 10/28 Kings 16,... Read More
Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

Born: Feb 21, 1989
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

Muzzin was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, before signing to the Kings in 2010. He has since become the first Woodstock, Ontario professional athlete to win a major sports trophy.
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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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