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Kings' Brandt Clarke: Loaned to Team Canada
Clarke was loaned by Los Angeles to Team Canada on Wednesday so that he can play in the 2023 World Junior Championship.
Clarke has two assists in nine games with Los Angeles this season. He last played for the Kings on Nov. 1, but Clarke was with AHL Ontario on a conditioning loan from Nov. 13-27. During that AHL stint, he recorded a goal and an assist in five contests. Allowing Clarke to work with Team Canada will give the 19-year-old another opportunity to get into some games rather than continue to be a healthy scratch with the Kings.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Mikey Anderson: Scores in victory
Anderson scored a goal on his lone shot in Tuesday's 5-2 win over Ottawa.
Anderson extended the Kings' lead to 2-0 with his marker early in the first period. The 23-year-old blueliner now has six points (two goals, four assists) through six games this season, three of which have come in his last four contests. Anderson won't offer much offensively but he's been steady on the defensive end alongside Drew Doughty on LA's top pairing. He's added 57 hits and 43 blocked shots while sporting a plus-five rating.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Matt Roy: Scores in win
Roy scored a goal and blocked four shots in Tuesday's 5-2 victory over the Senators.
Roy opened the scoring early in the first period, knocking home a rebound off a Sean Durzi shot. The goal was Roy's first since Oct. 18. The 27-year-old blueliner now has four goals and eight assists through 28 games this season. Roy's value will be higher in leagues that value defensive stats as he now has 37 hits and 53 blocked shots.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Sean Durzi: Extends streak with two helpers
Durzi recorded two assists in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Senators.
Durzi picked up a helper on Matt Roy's opening tally in the first period before setting up Viktor Arvidsson on the power play later in the frame. The two-point showing extends Durzi's point streak to six games with a goal and eight assists in that span. The 24-year-old blueliner has been productive offensively this season with five goals and 14 assists through 25 games.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Anze Kopitar: Logs three helpers in win
Kopitar picked up three assists in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Senators.
With Tuesday's three-point showing, Kopitar now has nine points in his last seven contests. The veteran center has shown no signs of slowing down in his age-36 season with seven goals and 17 assists through 28 games.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Kevin Fiala: Goal and assist in win
Fiala logged a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Senators.
Fiala picked up an assist on Viktor Arvidsson's goal in the first period before scoring a power-play marker in the second. With Tuesday's two-point effort, Fiala is up to 12 points in his last seven games. He's been productive in his first year with LA, recording nine goals and 21 assists through 28 games.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Viktor Arvidsson: Scores twice in win
Arvidsson tallied a pair of goals in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Senators.
Arvidsson scored a power-play goal midway through the first period before adding a second tally later in the frame. The 29-year-old winger now has seven points (four goals, three assists) in his last six games. Arvidsson is up to seven goals and 14 assists through 26 games this season.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Pheonix Copley: Earns win in season debut
Copley stopped 31 of 33 shots in Tuesday's 5-2 win over Ottawa.
Copley was sharp in his first start of the season, allowing just a pair of power-play goals while turning aside 31 shots in the 5-2 victory. The 30-year-old netminder was 6-4-2 with a .913 save percentage with AHL Ontario. Copely made just two NHL appearances last season with Washington, going 0-1-0 while stopping 36 of 41 shots. He should see more opportunities with the Kings going forward while backing up a struggling Jonathan Quick.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Alex Iafallo: Ready to rock
Iafallo (lower body) will return to the lineup Tuesday against Ottawa, Zach Dooley of the Kings' official site reports.
Iafallo is slated to play for the first time since Oct. 17 on a line with Adrian Kempe and Gabriel Vilardi. He has two goals, three assists and six shots on net in four appearances this year.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Pheonix Copley: Set to face Ottawa
Copley was the first goalie off the ice at the morning skate, Zach Dooley of the Kings' official site reports, indicating he will start Tuesday's road matchup against Ottawa.
Copley is poised to make his Los Angeles debut after he was called up from the AHL last Thursday. The 30-year-old netminder has a posted a 16-9-3 record with a 2.98 GAA and a .900 save percentage in 31 appearances during his NHL career. The Senators sit 18th in the NHL with 3.13 goals per game.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Alex Iafallo: Nearing return
Iafallo (lower body) is expected to return during the Kings' upcoming road trip, Zach Dooley of the Kings' official site reports.
Iafallo skated alongside Gabriel Vilardi and Adrian Kempe during Sunday's practice. The Kings begin a six-game road trip in Ottawa on Tuesday and it sounds like the 28-year-old will be available sooner rather than later. Iafallo scored five points in four games to begin the season.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Aidan Dudas: Heads to AHL
Dudas was loaned to AHL Ontario on Sunday.
Dudas was a healthy scratch Saturday versus Carolina following his recall from the minors. He has recorded six goals and one assist in 18 AHL contests this campaign.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Matt Roy: Manages assist in loss
Roy recorded an assist and two hits in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
Roy has two helpers in his last three games. He's still yet to get on the scoresheet in consecutive contests, but he's providing decent offense from the blue line. The 27-year-old is up to three goals, eight assists, 48 shots on net, 37 hits, 49 blocked shots and a minus-3 rating in 27 appearances while playing in a top-four role.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Blake Lizotte: Posts helper Saturday
Lizotte registered an assist in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
Lizotte set up Samuel Fagemo's first NHL tally in the third period. With three assists in the last five games, Lizotte is starting to find his way as a depth scorer for the Kings. The 24-year-old has five goals, four helpers, 41 shots on net, 33 hits, 16 PIM and a minus-5 rating through 27 contests overall. He's a fixture in the bottom six, but his scoring numbers are likely too low to help most fantasy managers.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Sean Durzi: Point streak up to five games
Durzi notched a power-play assist, two blocked shots and two PIM in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
During his five-game point streak, Durzi has a goal and six helpers, five of which have come on the power play. The defenseman will continue to see regular playing time as long as his offense is solid, though his defensive struggles remain a concern. He's up to 16 points (eight on the power play) with 33 shots on net, 35 hits, 41 blocked shots and a minus-7 rating in 24 contests overall, so he can add a little physicality and strong offense from the back end to fantasy rosters.... See More ... See Less
Kings' Phillip Danault: Plucks apple on power play
Danault logged a power-play assist and two hits in Saturday's 4-2 loss to the Hurricanes.
Danault set up an Arthur Kaliyev goal in the third period. The helper was Danault's third in the last four games, though he's gone minus-6 with no goals in that span. The center is at seven tallies, 12 assists, 48 shots on net, 28 hits, 26 blocked shots and 18 PIM in 27 contests. He's been steady on the second line, though the Kings are a team capable of getting scoring from all four lines at any given time.... See More ... See Less