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Waking up with the Kings: January 16

In an ominous performance that was more reminiscent of their late-season 2016-17 drop off than some of the more familiar outings in which they played well but were felled by mistakes, or untimely goaltending, or one of the yesteryear possession demonstrations in which they played well but simply cou... Read More

January 15 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 65-66-19 all-time against San Jose, a record that includes a home mark of 39-29-7. The Kings finished the season series with the Sharks with a 1-3-0 record and lost the season series for the third consecutive year. Including playoffs, Los Angeles has lost nine of ... Read More

January 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 44: Los Angeles vs San Jose

San Jose Sharks 4, Los Angeles Kings 1 Final Radio Feed FUBO TV Stream Preview Box Score Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 36; SJS – 33 PP: LAK – 0/1; SJS – 0/1 First Period 1) SJS - Chris Tierney (11) (Joonas Donskoi, Dylan DeMelo), 4:38 Second Period 2) SJS - Barclay Goodrow (3) (... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: December 24

The Los Angeles Kings failed to score a goal in a typically physical and low-scoring game against the Sharks in which their five-on-five play was rebuffed by a committed and hard San Jose checking and defensive effort. There was little space provided, and Los Angeles had trouble creating that space ... Read More

December 23 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 65-65-19 all-time against San Jose, a record that includes a road mark of 26-37-12. The Kings fell to 6-5-1 in their last 12 visits to SAP Center. With a 1-2-0 record in the season series, Los Angeles’ one remainng game against San Jose is January 15 at Staples Ce... Read More
Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

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


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.

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left


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.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right


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.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


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.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


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.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left


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.