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The view from Calgary

Calgary Sun Extras get the job done for Flames in win against Kings "Goaltending call-up Jon Gillies earned the win in his big-league debut and a couple of usual scratches — defenceman Dennis Wideman and forward Freddie Hamilton — scored key goals as the Calgary Flames continued to tune up for... Read More

The view from Edmonton

Edmonton Journal Oilers fall 6-4 to playoff-missing Kings "The 6-4 defeat was just their second loss in the last 11 games, but it hurt badly as Edmonton lost valuable ground in its bid for home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs. The fact they blew a 2-0 lead didn’t ease the m... Read More

The view from Edmonton

Edmonton Journal Edmonton Oilers blank L.A. Kings 2-0 with playoffs on horizon "It was a huge late-season game against a tough old nemesis fighting for its life and the Oilers were never in trouble as Maroon and Milan Lucic provided the scoring and Cam Talbot posted his second shutout in as ma... Read More

The view from Toronto

TSN Kings rally in third to beat Leafs in shootout "Kopitar and Tanner Pearson scored 90 seconds apart to tie it for the Kings, who opened a seven-game homestand with a key win for their playoff hopes. Los Angeles moved one point in front of St. Louis for the final wild card in the Western Con... Read More

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

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

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

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
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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