Stanley Cup

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2012 Cup winner Simon Gagne officially retires

Though his role had been lessened by that spring, Simon Gagne appeared in Games 3-6 of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final series against the New Jersey Devils and raised the Cup above his head on the Staples Center ice on June 11, 2012. Those four playoff games, in which he totaled 32:14 while playing along... Read More

2012, 2014: Those who remain

Because of the player movement over the past two weeks and the opening of free agency, it's interesting to refer back to the names the Kings have imprinted on their two Stanley Cup to see who remains (and for how long), and who has moved on. If a player is no longer with the Kings, their new team... Read More
2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five

Happy anniversary (pt. 2)

I'll ask a similar question: Where were you, one year ago today? June 13 postgame quotes, video Darryl Sutter Alec Martinez postgame quotes, video June 13 postgame quotes, video Jeff Carter Justin Williams wins Conn Smythe Trophy Video: Tanner Pearson postgame interview Kings (or Ste... Read More
Chaz Curry for Aaron Brenner & Kings Vision

Catching up with Stanley Cup Moments

A few Stanley Cup Moments releases have lapped us by, so it's time to get caught up. In Episode 10, the players explain the reasons behind their decisions to pass the Stanley Cup to a particular player, such as why Dustin Brown passed it to Robyn Regehr, and why Regehr passed it to Marian Gaborik, a... 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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