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Waking up with the Kings: March 14

It’s too early for a post-mortem when the “mortem” state hasn’t yet been reached, and with 14 games remaining, including three against the Oilers, the Kings still have an opportunity to make things interesting in their quest for a playoff berth. But while their postseason chances rely heavily on a t... Read More

March 13 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 75-98-26 all-time against St. Louis, a record that includes a 48-37-14 home mark. The loss was the first home regulation loss to the Blues since March 18, 2011, snapping a7-0-1 stretch, and was St. Louis ninth win (and only second road win) in the last 29 games of... Read More

March 13 postgame quotes: St. Louis

Mike Yeo, on whether the win was the most important game of the season: Up until the next one. That's what we were just commenting on that every game is huge. But I think both teams understood the significance of this game tonight and I think it showed in the desperation from both teams. You know, ... Read More

March 13 scoring chances

Scoring chances from previous games: 11/3 Kings 12, Penguins 10 11/5 Kings 15, Flames 10 11/8 Kings 14, Maple Leafs 5 11/10 Kings 15, Canadiens 15 11/11 Kings 17, Jets 17 11/13 Kings 13, Senators 16 11/15 Kings 14, Avalanche 13 11/17 Kings 17, Oilers 10 11/19 Kings 11, Devils 10 11/20 ... Read More

Game 68: Los Angeles vs St. Louis

St. Louis Blues 3, Los Angeles Kings 1 Final Radio Feed NHL.com Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 39; STL – 26 PP: LAK – 0/3; STL – 1/3 First Period No scoring Second Period 1) STL - David Perron (14) (Alexander Steen), 13:37 Third Period 2) STL PPG - Magnus Paajarvi (5)... Read More

The view from St. Louis

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Time for a shake-up? Flustered Blues blitzed by Kings "There are concerns across the board, but none more alarming than in net, where starting goaltender Jake Allen was pulled for the third time in his last five starts after giving up three goals on just 15 shots. Backu... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: January 13

Thursday night’s game, a 5-1 win over the St. Louis Blues, serves as the perfect counterpoint to any lazy argument that the Los Angeles Kings are “too slow” or “not equipped to play the modern game.” In an encompassment of the Kings’ thrust under Darryl Sutter, they spent minimal time in their own z... 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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