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AZ Central Arizona Coyotes' win spoils Los Angeles Kings' playoff hopes "Not only did Duclair shrug off his slump, but his goal also emerged as the game-winner in a 2-1 win over the Kings on Sunday that held other significance – most chiefly the Coyotes snuffing out the Kings’ playoff chances ... Read More

The view from Arizona

AZ Central Arizona Coyotes win 11-round shootout over Los Angeles Kings "Arizona had a chance to pull even and eventually move ahead because of a strong showing by backup Louis Domingue, who finished with 44 saves for his third straight start in which he's been solid. He and Bishop, who had 30... Read More

The view from Arizona

AZ Central Arizona Coyotes hold on for gutsy win over Los Angeles Kings "The game was only the 16th time this season the Coyotes have carried a lead after the second period with this the fourth situation in the past week. With how scrambly play turned in the third, it’s clear they’re still lea... Read More

The view from Arizona

AZ Central.com Arizona Coyotes' fourth line shines in loss to Los Angeles Kings "Against the Kings, the trio’s cycle game was strong as they were able to earn quality offensive-zone time by protecting the puck and shielding it away from the Kings. They also were physical with White leveling on... Read More

The view from Arizona

Arizona Sports Familiar issues cost Coyotes in loss to Kings "The Coyotes wasted some good special teams play, too, in a game that featured 11 power plays. Arizona’s power play went 2 for 6 with Martin Hanzal scoring both goals. The penalty killing unit held Los Angeles scoreless, but the King... 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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