January 2012 - LA Kings Insider
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All-Star Quick returns to Kings

After a whirlwind week, Jonathan Quick got back to his normal routine today as he practiced with the Kings. Last Thursday, Quick flew to Ottawa and participated in the All-Star draft. Saturday, he did the skills competition. Sunday, he played the second period of his first NHL All-Star Game. Monday,... Read More
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Tuesday practice update

Jonathan Quick said he enjoyed his All-Star experience, and Darryl Sutter pronounced Quick to be "ready to go," post-break. Sutter wore a wireless microphone during practice, for a TV feature, so that should make for some interesting viewing. More notes and quotes to come...... Read More
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Quick back to practice

The Kings are in the ice for practice, with Jonathan Quick back in the fold after his All-Star weekend. Assistant coach John Stevens, who was inducted into the AHL Hall of Fame, is still away after yesterday's All-Star Game. The forwards are lined up as they were before the break... Brown-Kopitar-W... Read More
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Miller, Fox take home awards

Congratulations to Kings broadcasters Bob Miller and Jim Fox, both of whom won awards in their respective categories today at the annual Southern California Sports Broadcasters luncheon in Toluca Lake. Miller won the sports TV play-by-play award for the seventh time. He was nominated along with R... Read More
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Big day for young goalie

Understandably, after a few days off the ice, not every player was moving at 100-percent speed and effectiveness in practice today, but the big young guy in the black mask certainly was. With Jonathan Quick flying back from the All-Star Game, the Kings ``called up'' 20-year-old Salvatore Tecci, who ... Read More
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Monday practice update

The Kings went through a 40-minute skate today, with a local goalie filling in for Jonathan Quick. After practice, Darryl Sutter said Quick had just arrived back in Los Angeles, so he should be able to practice tomorrow Otherwise, everyone made it back today. Sutter didn't tip his hand on Wednesday'... Read More
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AHL All-Star Game today

There's another All-Star Game today, as Kings prospects Thomas Hickey and Jeff Zatkoff will participate in the American Hockey League version. The game starts at 4 p.m. Pacific time. For those who have DirecTV, and have the sports package, the game will be shown live on a few of the regional network... 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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