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Waking up with the Kings: April 1

Stop me if you’ve heard this before: A hockey team grinds out a strong performance with a sturdy compete level, wins the scoring chance and shots on goal battle and narrowly loses a low-scoring game as a heavily worked goaltender stands on his head. In the inverse of what seems like Every Single Kin... Read More

The view from Vancouver

The Province Iain MacIntyre: Canucks respond to lame Ducks outing, but Kings still get Quick win "The debut-du-jour was made by Molino, who was wearing a Canuck uniform in the NHL one week after finishing his college career at Western Michigan University. A month ago, Shore was playing in Swi... Read More

March 31 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 107-102-36 all-time against Vancouver, a record that includes a road mark of 42-61-18. The Kings finished with a 2-2-0 record against the Canucks, who finished with a 2-1-1 record against L.A. -With the win, Los Angeles improved to 22-18-5 against the Weste... Read More

March 31 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 77: Los Angeles at Vancouver

Los Angeles Kings 2, Vancouver Canucks 0 Final Radio Feed NHL.com Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 26; VAN – 34 PP: LAK – 1/1; VAN – 0/2 First Period No scoring Second Period 1) LAK PPG - Jarome Iginla (14) (Alec Martinez, Paul LaDue), 12:48 2) LAK - Tyler Toffoli (15) (Ja... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Drew Shore

Drew Shore, brother of Nick, Quentin and Baker, will play against the Los Angeles Kings tonight, marking the first Shore vs Shore meeting at the NHL level. The former Pioneer spoke about lining up against Nick for faceoffs and the culture of the University of Denver program, which is the favorite to... Read More

Good morning, Vancouver

Good morning, Pacific Northwest, good morning, Insiders, and good morning... final good morning post of 2016-17? We opened the season with a blank canvas. "Let's go exploring!" Calvin said with a day and a season full of possibilities ahead. The idealism, hope and innocence inherent in a 0-0-0 re... 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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