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Waking up with the Kings: April 6

Apart from Anaheim’s early expansion seasons that coincided with the late-Gretzky stagnation, Southern California as a two-team NHL market has experienced long stretches in which either the LA Kings or Ducks/Mighty Ducks were quite good. But their periods of success often occurred while their rival ... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 24

Dominant for 40 minutes before resorting to a late third period cram session, the LA Kings again played with good structure and purpose and suffocated much of the life out of another team that struggles to score in a 4-3 shootout victory over Anaheim. There were lapses, and the events leading to the... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 11

Any and all Lose for Hughes daydreams are suspended when the LA Kings and Anaheim Ducks meet, and even though these might have been the dreariest stakes since the Freeway Faceoff’s branding, there were still a number of things to like about the visitors’ execution and investment in a 3-2 win. The Ki... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: November 7

The LA Kings, who have begun to pick up the pieces after a tumultuous start that shook their foundation from its axis, had a favorable match-up in Willie Desjardins’ first game as head coach. The Anaheim Ducks, in case anyone hadn’t noticed, entered Tuesday’s game reeling under a not-too-different s... 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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