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Waking up with the Kings: December 1

A funny thing happened en route to a 5-2 win over the Washington Capitals: the Los Angeles Kings received important depth contributions. In a game boasting star power of Anze Kopitar, Drew Doughty, Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and a fascinating Evgeny Kuznetsov, it was Kurtis MacDermid, Jonny Br... Read More

November 30 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, Bru... Read More

November 30 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 59-35-15 all-time against Washington, a record that includes a road mark of 25-21-8. Thursday’s win ended a streak of six straight games in the series won by the home team, dating back to a 5-4 shootout L.A. win at Verizon Center on March 25, 2014. These teams ... Read More

Game 26: Los Angeles at Washington

Los Angeles Kings 5, Washington Capitals 2 Final Radio Feed FUBO TV Stream NHL.com Preview Box Score Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 27; WSH – 29 PP: LAK – 0/2; WSH – 0/2 First Period 1) WSH - Evgeni Kuznetsov (7) (Dmitry Orlov), 4:04 2) LAK - Marian Gaborik (1) (Trevor Lewis), 11:08 Seco... Read More

Good morning, Washington

Good morning, Insiders, and good morning, District of Columbia. The one visit per year to our nation's capital is among the favored road stops. It is one of the Please Don't Let Us Visit On The Second Night Of A Back To Back cities out east, like Toronto, Montreal and Boston. (New York doesn't qu... Read More

The view from Washington

The Washington Post Capitals’ losing streak reaches three after 4-2 loss to Kings "Though the Capitals arguably played well in a losing effort against the Kings, they are 5-5-1 in the 11 games since their mid-February five-day bye week. Moreover, Pittsburgh’s 3-0 win over Vancouver earlier in ... 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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