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Waking up with the Kings: March 19

I hate to be the one that breaks it to you, but the 2018-19 LA Kings have been mathematically eliminated from the playoffs. Let it be recorded that at the 16:50 mark of the second period, Tyler Myers issued the death blow in a fitting illustration of the season at large. A second power play unit's e... Read More

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
Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.
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Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.
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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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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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