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Waking up with the Kings: November 3

There are plenty of narratives and starting points for the LA Kings’ overtime win over Chicago, a carbon copy of a carbon copy of the two Spidermen pointing at each other, but an entertaining one nonetheless. Jonathan Toews registered his third point 58 minutes and 21 seconds into his 12th game of t... Read More

Game 14: Los Angeles vs Chicago

Los Angeles Kings 4, Chicago Blackhawks 3 Final - Overtime Preview Box Score Ice Tracker LA Kings Audio Network Fox Sports Live Stream (requires subscription) SOG: LAK – 49; CHI – 27 PP: LAK – 0/4; CHI – 1/1 First Period 1) LAK - Kyle Clifford (2) (Tyler Toffoli, Blake Lizotte), 2:5... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: October 28

And for every ebb, a flow, for every wax, a wane. The LA Kings ended their second road trip of the season at the converse of where they started it, with Sunday’s second 5-1 loss in as many days to a team adjacent in the standings serving as a cold splash of water in the face and a reminder that desp... Read More

Game 12: Los Angeles at Chicago

Chicago Blackhawks 5, Los Angeles Kings 1 Final Preview Box Score Ice Tracker LA Kings Audio Network Fox Sports Live Stream (requires subscription) SOG: LAK – 39; CHI – 26 PP: LAK – 0/3; CHI – 0/2 First Period 1) CHI - Dylan Strome (2) (Alex DeBrincat, Slater Koekkoek), 2:33 Secon... Read More

Good morning, Chicago

Good morning, Chicago, and good morning, Insiders. A stick tap to those in silver-black-and-white we saw at our St. Paul hotel yesterday - those who made the drive across the Upper Midwest or took flights from points beyond to see the Kings lose important moments of the game and get flattened in ... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 31

With Anze Kopitar playing his 999th game and Patrick Kane his 899th, the aging Kings-Blackhawks rivalry, now five years since the teams last met in the playoffs, showcased a good mix of familiar actors and fresh faces and ended in the completion of a three-game series sweep, the first by Los Angeles... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 3

Three of the four 2014 conference finalists are in last or second-to-last place in their divisions, with Montreal, Tuesday’s visitors, the playoff position outlier. And there certainly are wisps of nostalgia when the Kings and Blackhawks meet, even as their tremendous playoff series falls deeper int... 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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