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Waking up with the Kings: February 11

Last night the Kings played a solid road-game, had a dominant third period but fell short against the Tampa Bay Lightning, losing 4-3. In some sense the game provided some optimism because the Kings battled back from down 4-1 – and also down a forward because Dustin Brown received a five minute majo... Read More

February 10 Postgame Notes

- In their last two games, the Kings' line consisting of Andy Andreoff, Nick Shore and Jonny Brodzinski has combined for three goals and a total of eight points. In Saturday’s game, Andreoff notched two assists, Brodzinski scored a goal and Shore notched two assists. - Anze Kopitar’s three-game g... Read More

February 10 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, B... Read More

Game 55: Los Angeles vs Tampa Bay

Los Angeles Kings 3, Tampa Bay Lightning 4 Final Radio Feed FUBO TV Feed NHL.com Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 47; TBL – 28 PP: LAK – 0/3 ; TBL – 1/4 First Period 1) TBL - Steven Stamkos (21) (Yanni Gourde, Tyler Johnson), 1:05 2) LAK - Jonny Brodzinski (4) (Andy Andreoff... Read More

Audio Quick Hits with Tyler Johnson

The Tampa Bay Lightning went through what looked like a relatively full, heavy practice this morning at Amalie Arena in advance of tonight's game against the Kings. This had in part to do with the fact that they were off yesterday. After their skate we spoke to speedy forward Tyler Johnson, who has ... Read More

Good Morning, Tampa

Good morning Insiders and greetings from Tampa. The Kings play the Lightning tonight at Amalie Arena and though the game time is listed at 4 p.m. Pacific, the Lightning sent out a release saying it would start 50 minutes later because of Vincent Lecavalier’s jersey retirement ceremony. We’ll have mo... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: November 10

I watched Tampa Bay’s 5-1 win over San Jose on Wednesday, and there was a moment in the second period in which the Sharks were mistakenly caught with four players on the ice for an extended period of what was supposed to be even strength play, and the Namestnikov-Stamkos-Kucherov line immediately ma... Read More

November 9 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 13-19-4 all-time against Tampa Bay, a record that includes a home mark of 5-12-2. After a 7-1-1 stretch against the Lightning, the Kings have now lost three straight in regulation in the head-to-head series. These teams will meet next at Amalie Arena on February 1... 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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