20 players assigned; Frk on waivers; Kings prepare for Ducks - LA Kings Insider

The Ontario Reign opened training camp on Monday with 20 players assigned to them from the Los Angeles Kings via a transaction that took place Sunday:

Assigned to AHL-Ontario: Daniel Brickley, Kale Clague, Sean Durzi, Mikey Eyssimont, Boko Imama, Cole Kehler, Matt Luff, Brad Morrison, Markus Phillips, Chaz Reddekopp, Sheldon Rempal, Drake Rymsha, Johan Sodergran, Austin Strand, Matt Villalta

Assigned to AHL-Ontario camp: Mason Bergh, Brett Sutter, Lance Bouma, Max Gottlieb, Ryan Stanton

Also, Martin Frk was placed on waivers on Monday, and once he is either claimed or passes through and is assigned to Ontario, there will be 31 players remaining on the roster.

Forwards (18): Michael Amadio, Jaret Anderson-Dolan, Dustin Brown, Jeff Carter, Kyle Clifford, Martin Frk, Carl Grundstrom, Alex Iafallo, Adrian Kempe, Mario Kempe, Ilya Kovalchuk, Anze Kopitar, Rasmus Kupari, Trevor Lewis, Blake Lizotte, Nikolai Prokhorkin, Tyler Toffoli, Austin Wagner
Defensemen (11): Mikey Anderson, Tobias Bjornfot, Drew Doughty, Derek Forbort, Ben Hutton, Paul LaDue, Kurtis MacDermid, Alec Martinez, Matt Roy, Joakim Ryan, Sean Walker
Goalies (3): Jack Campbell, Cal Petersen, Jonathan Quick

Teams’ 23-man, cap-compliant rosters must be submitted to the league by 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 1. The 2019-20 salary cap is $81.5M.

Hints towards the lineup the Kings will use against the Ducks tonight at Staples Center (7:30 p.m. / Prime Ticket / FOX Sports GO / LA Kings Audio Network):

Those who remain on the club’s roster but aren’t in tonight’s lineup or the above alignment (for example, Rasmus Kupari and Mikey Anderson) skated this morning with Ontario.

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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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