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Waking up with the Kings: November 20

The LA Kings won two games on a three-game trip by winning the way they often have to: without scoring. They scored once in 65 minutes in Chicago and won, and once with a goalie in the crease in St. Louis and won. This was because Cal Petersen was excellent and furthered a very promising trend. It’s... Read More

Good morning, St. Louis

Good morning, St. Louis, and good morning, Insiders. Well, this is new. The LA Kings have left their downtown St. Louis digs to hole up in the suburbs in advance of Monday night's game. This is a good thing. There's not really a lot going on downtown, especially on a Sunday when Charlie Gitto's i... Read More

Waking up with the Kings: March 11

The Los Angeles Kings have played eight games since stringing together three consecutive wins at the end of their seven-game road trip, which finished with a composed, character win at Winnipeg. They are 4-4-0 in those eight games, demonstrating a befuddling inconsistency that has produced the heigh... Read More

March 10 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 76-100-26 all-time against St. Louis, a record that includes a home mark of 48-38-14. Following a stretch in which the Kings had won 19 of 24 regular season and playoff games against the Blues, they have now gone 2-4-2 in their last eight head-to-head meetings. Lo... Read More

March 10 postgame quotes: John Stevens

On the game turning after the team seemed to “have a handle on things” in the first period: Well, we didn’t feel that way in the first. They had playoff fight on the puck, we didn’t, so it’s a little concerning, to be honest with you. I thought they were tougher on pucks all over the ice, almost li... Read More

Game 68: Los Angeles vs St. Louis

St. Louis Blues 7, Los Angeles Kings 2 Final Radio Feed FUBO TV Stream Preview Box Score Ice Tracker SOG: LAK – 30; STL – 43 PP: LAK – 1/3; STL – 0/3 First Period 1) STL - Robert Bortuzzo (2) (Ivan Barbashev, Tage Thompson), 3:02 2) STL - Colton Parayko (6) (Patrik Berglund,... Read More

March 9 practice quotes: John Stevens

On the St. Louis Blues: It’s probably a little bit of an interesting situation, the way they absorbed a lot of injuries. It didn’t matter who went out, they just kept winning. We haven’t seen them play a whole lot. It’s been a while since we’ve seen them play, but we do know about them, but what we... Read More
Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

Born: Feb 21, 1989
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left


Muzzin was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, before signing to the Kings in 2010. He has since become the first Woodstock, Ontario professional athlete to win a major sports trophy.

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.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Toffoli is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward, drafted by the Kings in the second round of the 2010 Draft. Toffoli scored his first career NHL goal in his second game in a 4–0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. He was also named the 2012–13 AHL All-Rookie Team.

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.