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Game 18: Los Angeles vs Minnesota

Los Angeles Kings 3, Minnesota Wild 1 Final Preview Box Score Ice Tracker LA Kings Audio Network Fox Sports Live Stream (requires subscription) SOG: LAK – 35; MIN – 28 PP: LAK – 0/2; MIN – 0/3 First Period 1) LAK - Anze Kopitar (6) (Sean Walker, Alex Iafallo), 1:10 Second Period ... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: October 27

The LA Kings faltered in important moments and fell to 3-6-4 in their last 13 visits to St. Paul with a 5-1 road loss to a Minnesota team that out-shot them 14-7 in a third period that opened with a one-goal margin. You can argue that this game was lost on the power play. With the score tied at one,... Read More

Game 11: Los Angeles at Minnesota

Minnesota Wild 4, Los Angeles Kings 1 Third Period, 9:26 remaining Preview Box Score Ice Tracker LA Kings Audio Network Fox Sports Live Stream (requires subscription) SOG: LAK – 28; MIN – 21 PP: LAK – 0/3; MIN – 0/3 First Period 1) MIN - Gerald Mayhew (2) (Matt Dumba, Ryan Donato), 5... Read More

Good morning, St. Paul

Good morning, St. Paul, and good morning, Insiders. Good morning... college hockey! For a city that doesn't offer the same type of "recreation" as Nashville or Vegas, or the same weather as Los Angeles or San Jose, St. Paul is still an enjoyable stop. First, it's Minnesota, and we work in hockey,... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: January 16

“If we want to win, we have to be passionate early,” Willie Desjardins said the morning of the LA Kings’ 3-2 shootout loss at Minnesota on Tuesday, and, well, that’s not quite how the opening frame played out. Jason Zucker and Mikko Koivu generated quality looks on the first shift, and by the time 9... 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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