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LA Kings SCF Roster Fast Facts - Part 1

Monday, 06.02.2014 / 12:06 PM / Los Angeles Kings | News
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LA Kings SCF Roster Fast Facts - Part 1
Some information on the players looking to land a second Stanley Cup in Los Angeles

Here are some "fast facts" as it relates to the LA Kings players who are looking to bring a second Stanley Cup to Los Angeles.

Check back for the rest of the roster on Tuesday.

Dustin Brown

Right Wing

Shoots: Right

Height: 6’0”

Weight: 207

Birthdate: 11-4-84

Birthplace: Ithaca, New York, USA

-Stanley Cup Winner in 2012 with Kings (second American born captain to hoist the Stanley Cup)

-Sixth Season as Kings captain

-Selected as Kings nominee for King Clancy Memorial Trophy in 2013

-Has scored 181 career regular season goals (entering this season)

-Drafted by Kings in the first round (13th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft

Jeff Carter

Center

Shoots: Right

Height: 6’4”

Weight: 212

Birthdate: 1-1-85

Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada

-Stanley Cup Winner in 2012 with Kings (reached SCF in 2010 with Philadelphia)

-Scored the fourth most goals in the NHL last season (26)

-Selected as the Kings MVP in 2013

-Was acquired by the Kings from Columbus in February of 2012

-Played for six NHL seasons with Flyers

-Drafted by Philadelphia in the first round (11th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft

Kyle Clifford

Left Wing

Shoots: Left

Height: 6’2”

Weight: 211

Birthdate: 1-13-91

Birthplace: Ayr, Ontario, Canada

-Stanley Cup winner in 2012 with Kings

-Tied for ninth in the NHL with 155 hits last year

-His seven goals in 2012-13 equaled a career high

-Made his NHL debut with the Kings in 2010

-Drafted by the Kings in the second round (35th overall) in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft

Drew Doughty

Defensemen

Shoots: Right

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 213

Birthdate: 12-8-89

Birthplace: London, Ontario, Canada

-Stanley Cup winner in 2012 with Kings

-Led NHL defensemen in points during 2012 postseason

-Norris Trophy Finalist in 2009-10

-Drafted by the Kings in the first round (2nd overall) in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft

Colin Fraser

Center

Shoots: Left

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 190

Birthdate: 1-28-85

Birthplace: Sicamous, B.C., Canada

-Two-time Stanley Cup Champion (with Kings in 2012 and Blackhawks in 20120)

-In 2012 was selected as the Kings nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

-Previously played with Edmonton and Chicago

-Drafted by Philadelphia in the third round (69th overall) in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft

Marian Gaborik

Right Wing

Shoots: Left

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 204

Birthdate: 2-14-82

Birthplace: Trencik, Slovakia

-Acquired by the Kings via trade on March 5, 2014

- Kings scored in every game he played in during regular season

- Has topped the 40-goal plateau three times

- He had four 30-goal campaigns for the Wild

Matt Greene

Defensemen

Shoots: Right

Height: 6’3”

Weight: 234

Birthdate: 5-13-83

Birthplace: Grand Ledge, Michigan, USA

-Stanley Cup winner in 2012 with Kings (reached SCF in 2006 with Edmonton)

-NHL veteran of nine seasons

-Played with Edmonton from 2005 to 2008

-Drafted by Edmonton in the second round (44th overall) in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft

Martin Jones

Goalie

Height: 6’4”

Weight: 187

Birthdate: 1-10-90

Birthplace: North Vancouver, B.C., Canada

-Won his NHL debut Dec. 3 in Anaheim

-Played previous three seasons in Manchester (AHL)

-Before turning pro played juniors with Calgary (WHL)

-Signed with the Kings as an unrestricted free agent on Oct. 2, 2008

Dwight King

Left Wing

Shoots: Left

Height: 6’4”

Weight: 230

Birthdate: 7-5-89

Birthplace: Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada

-Stanley Cup winner with Kings in 2012

-Has a career high in goals this season

-Has played in every Kings playoff games the last two postseasons

-Drafted by the Kings in the fourth round (109th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft

Anze Kopitar

Center

Shoots: Left

Height: 6’3”

Weight: 224

Birthdate: 8-24-87

Birthplace: Jesenice, Slovenia

-Stanley Cup winner with Kings in 2012

-Has led the Kings in scoring the last six seasons

-Is the first player to win the Stanley Cup from Slovenia

-NHL All-Star in 2007-08 and 2010-11

-Drafted by the Kings in the first round (11th overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft

Trevor Lewis

Center

Shoots: Right

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 198

Birthdate: 1-8-87

Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

-Stanley Cup winner with Kings in 2012

-Selected as Kings Unsung Hero last two years

-Is a native of Utah

-Drafted by the Kings in the first round (17th overall) in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft

Alec Martinez

Defensemen

Shoots: Left

Height: 6’1”

Weight: 209

Birthdate: 7-26-87

Birthplace: Rochester Hills, Michigan

-Stanley Cup winner with Kings in 2012

-Has played entire NHL career with the Kings to date

-Played collegiate hockey at Miami University (of Ohio)

-Drafted by the Kings in the fourth round (95th overall) in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft

Willie Mitchell

Defensemen

Shoots: Left

Height: 6’3”

Weight: 210

Birthdate: 4-23-77

Birthplace: Port McNeill, B.C., Canada

-Stanley Cup winner with Kings in 2012

-Veteran of 14 NHL seasons

-Has also played with New Jersey, Minnesota, Dallas an Vancouver

-Drafted by New Jersey in the eighth round (199th overall) in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft