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Waking up with the Kings: October 10

In what was shaping up as a near-carbon copy of their last visit to Winnipeg, an undermanned L.A. Kings team took a lead at the Bell MTS Centre before having to hold on for dear life and losing their grip in a game in which the ice was tilted without much of a slope over the final 10 minutes of the ... Read More

Game 3: Los Angeles at Winnipeg

Winnipeg Jets 2, Los Angeles Kings 1 Final score Preview Box Score Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 17; WPG – 39 PP: LAK – 0/2; WPG – 1/3 First Period LAK - Ilya Kovalchuk (1) (Drew Doughty, Alex Iafallo); 6:25 WPG - Mark Scheifele (1) (Brandon Tanev, Josh Morrissey); 10:59 Second Period... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Kyle Connor

The last time the LA Kings visited Winnipeg, Kyle Connor potted two goals - one of which was the overtime game-winner - as part of a 31-goal, 21-year-old season. Two months shy of his 22nd birthday, Connor has two goals and three points to begin the 2018-19 season and joined LA Kings Insider to disc... Read More

Good morning, Winnipeg

Good morning, Winnipeg, good morning, Insiders, and good morning, 2018-19 road schedule. So! Let's ease into these road games against the ::checks notes:: Western Conference championship finalists. It's the Jets' home opener tonight, marking the second time in six years the Kings will hear the f... Read More

Vegas-Winnipeg Game 3 open thread

A good evening to you, Insiders, on this May 16. Here you stood in the cosmos, some four years earlier, wondering if Jeff Schultz could hold up for one more game and whether Justin Williams could make it six-for-six in Game 7s, and hey, maybe just maybe the Kings might be able to get to the young Jo... Read More

Game 7 open thread

The two best teams in hockey -- at least according to the regular season standings -- face off at Bridgestone Arena in a winner-take-all elimination game that caps off one of the best Stanley Cup Playoffs series since Kings-Blackhawks, 2014. Who do you have in this Central Division slugfest? Wh... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 21

There’s no stress from a one-point night at Winnipeg on Tuesday. Well, maybe that’s not the right way to put it – there was certainly some partisan stress for those ticking off the final five minutes of the game, second-by-second, as Winnipeg won a string of offensive zone faceoffs and pushed play t... Read More

March 20 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
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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