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Waking up with the Kings: October 23

The opportunistic 2016-17 Vancouver Canucks nearly very nearly won despite never having led in regulation for the fourth time in five games, and perhaps there seemed to be faint and ominous overtones when it became clear the visitors’ comeback from three goals down would be decided in a shootout, bu... Read More
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October 22 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 107-100-36 all-time against Vancouver, a record that includes a home mark of 66-40-18. These teams will meet next on December 28 at Vancouver. -The Kings improved to 1-1-0 against the Pacific Division and 2-2-0 against the Western Conference. -Los Angeles imp... Read More
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Game 5: Los Angeles vs Vancouver

Los Angeles Kings 4, Vancouver Canucks 3 Final - Shootout Radio Feed NHL.com Preview Boxscore Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 33; VAN - 26 PP: LAK – 1/3; VAN - 2/6 First Period 1) LAK - Brayden McNabb (2) (Dustin Brown, Nic Dowd), 4:35 2) LAK PPG - Tanner Pearson (4) (Dustin Brown, Alec Martinez), 18:24 ... Read More

October 22 morning skate notes

Good afternoon from Toyota Sports Center. The Kings took the ice shortly before 11:00 a.m. and did not show any changes from the lineup used during Thursday's win at Dallas: King - Kopitar - Toffoli Pearson - Carter - Setoguchi Andreoff - Dowd - Brown Clifford - Shore - Lewis Extras: Purcell, Nolan... Read More
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Waking up with the Kings: April 5

Several abbreviated thoughts from Monday’s 3-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks: -One reason why the Kings weren’t able to pocket two points on Monday stemmed from their inability to grab a two-goal lead when controlling play early in the first period. Los Angeles was all over Vancouver for the firs... Read More
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April 4 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 105-99-36 all-time against Vancouver, a record that includes an away mark of 41-60-18. The Kings went 3-2-0 against the Canucks in 2015-16, winning the season series for the third consecutive year. -Los Angeles fell to 26-19-2 against the Western Conference and... 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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