May 2011 - LA Kings Insider
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Kings sign Deslauriers

The Kings have signed defenseman Nicolas Deslauriers to a three-year entry-level contract. Deslauriers, 20, was a third-round draft pick in 2009 and has completed his junior-hockey career in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Deslauriers (6-foot-1, 200 pounds) totaled 13 goals and 30 assists in ... Read More
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Winnipeg back on the schedule

The rumors were finally put to rest this morning when the group known as True North Sports and Entertainment announced that is has purchased the Atlanta Thrashers and intends to move the organ-eye-zation to Winnipeg. What does that mean for the Kings? According to various reports, the Winnipeg team ... Read More
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Kitsyn’s Cup bid falls short

Maxim Kitsyn's bid for the Memorial Cup fell one game short, as Kitsyn and the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors were defeated 3-1 by the Saint John Sea Dogs in the junior tournament's championship game. Saint John took the lead 2:24 into the game with a shorthanded goal and never trailed, as the Sea... Read More
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Memorial Cup update

Kings prospect Maxim Kitsyn and the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors picked up a big win last night in the Memorial Cup as they beat the Owen Sound Attack 3-1 in the tournament's final round-robin game. Kitsyn had one assist. Mississauga finished the round with a 2-1 record and advanced directly to ... Read More
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Kings sign Vey, Berube

The Kings have signed prospects Linden Vey and Jean-Francois Berube to three-year entry level contracts. Vey, 19, was a fourth-round pick in the 2009 draft and is coming off a season in which he led the Western Hockey League in scoring, with 116 points in 69 games (46 goals, 70 assists). Vey's Me... 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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