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Waking up with the Kings: December 7

Again, and as has been shared elsewhere, the previous reviews apply. The Kings were stung by special teams; were very good in five-on-five play; generated scoring opportunities but didn’t cash in on them; had most but not all players going; lost a narrow road game. We’ve written and commented on thi... Read More

Game 30: Los Angeles at Edmonton

Edmonton Oilers 2, Los Angeles Kings 1 Final Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Fox Sports Live Stream (requires subscription) SOG: LAK – 36; EDM – 20 PP: LAK – 0/2; EDM – 2/3 First Period 1) EDM PPG - Leon Draisaitl (19) (Alex Chiasson, James Neal), 11:02 2) EDM PPG - Alex Chiasson (... Read More

Audio: Quick hits with Ethan Bear

Ethan Bear has shown well against the LA Kings this season, and with four goals and nine points in 30 games overall has been able to craft a regular role on an Edmonton blue line that has benefited from his offensive-minded play. Speaking with LA Kings Insider, the former Thunderbird offered a full-... Read More

Good morning, Edmonton

Good morning, Insiders, and good morning, soft light of Oil Country. Ahhh, Western Canada December back-to-backs. Generally these trips have been squeezed in between Christmas and the New Year, and we'll still attach a Vancouver leg onto onto a San Jose road game as a challenging back-to-back div... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: November 22

Dishing a dash-three to Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl in the opening 20 minutes? Yielding only two power plays to the league’s best man advantage and killing them both? Both are fine ways to win a hockey game, but the Kings still needed to show some resolve when McDavid worked his magic to singl... Read More

Game 22: Los Angeles vs Edmonton

Los Angeles Kings 5, Edmonton Oilers 1 Final Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Fox Sports Live Stream (requires subscription) SOG: LAK – 30; EDM – 25 PP: LAK – 1/6; EDM – 0/2 First Period 1) LAK - Tyler Toffoli (5) (Jeff Carter, Drew Doughty), 1:32 2) LAK - Anze Kopitar (8) (Dustin B... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: October 6

The LA Kings’ 2019-20 curriculum opened with the early test that Todd McLellan was keen on evaluating. Finally presented with some baseline data, there was a visible array of positives and negatives to work with in a 6-5 regulation loss in which the Kings failed to hold a third period lead and four ... Read More

Game 1: Los Angeles at Edmonton

Los Angeles Kings 5, Edmonton Oilers 5 Third Period, 7:50 remaining Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Fox Sports Live Stream (requires subscription) SOG: LAK – 25; EDM – 29 PP: LAK – 1/4; EDM – 1/4 First Period 1) EDM - Connor McDavid (2) (unassisted), 0:53 2) LAK - Dustin Brown (1) (Anz... Read More
Adrian Kempe

#9 | 6′ 2″ | 195 lb | Age: 21

Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left


Kempe was selected by the Kings in the first round (29th overall) in the 2014 NHL Draft.

Alex Iafallo

#19 | 6′ | 185 lb | Age: 23

Born: December 21, 1993
Birthplace: Eden, NY, USA
Position: C
Handedness: Left


Iafallo was signed by the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on April 18, 2017.

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left


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.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right


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.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


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.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left


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.