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Waking up with the Kings: November 30

Not enough skaters had their legs, and Jonathan Quick had an off-day at the end of a very good month, and those two variables will generally conspire to keep the LA Kings from winning any game in San Jose. The final score was 4-1, and while Los Angeles just didn’t create much at all, this was still ... Read More

Game 26: Los Angeles at San Jose

San Jose Sharks 4, Los Angeles Kings 1 Final Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Fox Sports Live Stream SOG: LAK – 32; SJS – 22 PP: LAK – 0/1; SJS – 0/3 First Period 1) SJS - Patrick Marleau (6) (Marcus Sorensen, Joe Thornton), 7:26 2) SJS - Marc-Edouard Vlasic (4) (Erik Karlsson, Timo... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: November 26

The heart still beats. Todd McLellan admitted to being “bothered” by some second period doldrums that bottomed out when Los Angeles yielded a low-energy, chase-and-react goal to fall behind 3-0, leading to a fireside chat during the next TV timeout. “I thought we sagged,” he said of San Jose’s secon... Read More

Game 24: Los Angeles vs San Jose

San Jose Sharks 4, Los Angeles Kings 3 Final - Overtime Preview Box Score Ice Tracker Fox Sports Live Stream SOG: LAK – 36; SJS – 25 PP: LAK – 0/5; SJS – 0/2 First Period 1) SJS - Erik Karlsson (3) (Logan Couture, Evander Kane), 5:53 Second Period 2) SJS - Timo Meier (7) (Kevi... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 22

The LA Kings and San Jose Sharks picked up their participation trophies with identical .625 points percentages in the season series, which concluded with a well-earned and tightly focused 4-2 Kings win bookended by a pair of strong periods to open and close out only their third win in the last 19 ga... 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.