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Captain Dustin Brown, left, and Jeff Carter are key players in L.A.'s run to the Cup final. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images) Captain Dustin Brown, left, and Jeff Carter are key players in L.A.'s run to the Cup final. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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With the Stanley Cup final set to begin Wednesday night, take a tour around the Los Angeles Kings' dressing room with quick facts on the coach, general manager and every player who has suited up in the post-season.
With the Stanley Cup final set to begin Wednesday night (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7:30 p.m. ET), take a tour around the Los Angeles Kings' dressing room with quick facts on the coach, general manager and every player who has suited up in the post-season.

Read our New York Rangers dressing-room tour here.

Darryl Sutter, Coach
Age: 55
Hometown: Viking, Alta.
Tidbit: Thought knocking off the first, second and third seeds en route to winning the Stanley Cup two years ago was the hard route. Until this year's playoffs.

Dean Lombardi, GM
Age: 56
Hometown: Holyoke, Mass.
Tidbit: Graduated from Tulane University with a law degree and is the son-in-law of Hall of Famer Bob Pulford.

Goalies

#31 Martin Jones
Age: 24
Birthplace: North Vancouver, B.C.
How acquired: Signed as free agent by Kings on Oct. 2, 2008.
2014 playoffs: 0-0, 0.00 GAA. 1.000 SV%, 56:25 TOI.
Tidbit: Has come in to relieve Jonathan Quick twice in this year's playoffs and has stopped all seven shots directed at him.

#32 Jonathan Quick
Age: 28
Birthplace: Milford, Conn.
How acquired: Drafted 72nd overall in 2005 by Kings.
2014 playoffs: 12-9, 2.86 GAA, .906 SV%, 1,236:51 TOI.
Tidbit: Won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP in 2011-12, but his play has been inconsistent in this season's playoffs.

Defencemen

#2 Matt Greene
Age: 30
Birthplace: Grand Ledge, Mich.
How acquired: From Edmonton with Jarret Stoll for Lubomir Visnovsky on June 29, 2008.
2014 playoffs: 0 goals, three points (15 games).
Tidbit: A strong leader, Greene was captain of the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux and is an alternate captain with the Kings.

#6 Jake Muzzin
Age: 25
Birthplace: Woodstock, Ont.
How acquired: Signed as free agent by Kings on Jan. 4, 2010.
2014 playoffs: 5 goals, 11 points (21 games).
Tidbit: Originally drafted 141st overall by Pittsburgh in 2007, but was not signed by the Penguins.

#8 Drew Doughty
Age: 24
Birthplace: London, Ont.
How acquired: Drafted 2nd overall in 2008 by Kings.
2014 playoffs: 4 goals, 16 points (21 games).
Tidbit: Leads all active players in this year's playoffs with an average 27:50 ice time per game.

#26 Slava Voynov
Age: 23
Birthplace: Chelyabinsk, Russia.
How acquired: Drafted 32nd overall in 2008 by Kings
2014 playoffs: 2 goals, seven points (21 games).
Tidbit: Three of his seven points in the playoffs have come with the man advantage.

#27Alec Martinez
Age: 26
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, N.Y.
How acquired: Drafted 95th overall in 2007 by Kings.
2014 playoffs: 4 goals, 9 points (21 games).
Tidbit: Two of his four playoff goals were game-winners, including in Game 7 of the Western Conference final.

#33 Willie Mitchell
Age: 36
Birthplace: Port McNeill, B.C.
How acquired: Signed as free agent by Kings on Aug. 25, 2010.
2014 playoffs: 0 goals, two points (13 games).
Tidbit: After missing the entire 2012-13 season with a knee injury, Mitchell returned to play in 76 regular-season games this year.

#44 Robyn Regehr
Age: 33
Birthplace: Recife, Brazil.
How acquired: From Buffalo for two 2nd-round draft picks on April 1, 2013.
2014 playoffs: 0 goals, 2 points (8 games).
Tidbit: At 19 he was the youngest player ever nominated for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy after making his NHL debut four months after breaking both legs in a car accident.

#55 Jeff Schultz
Age: 27
Birthplace: Calgary, Alta.
How acquired: Signed as free agent on July 5, 2013.
2014 playoffs: 0 goals, 0 points (7 games).
Tidbit: Drafted in the first round, 27th overall, by the Washington Capitals in 2004.


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#11 Anze Kopitar, C
Age: 26
Birthplace: Jesenice, Slovenia.
How acquired: Drafted 11th overall in 2005 by Kings.
2014 playoffs: 5 goals, 24 points (21 games).
Tidbit: Despite leading the playoffs in scoring, Kopitar did not register a goal in the Western Conference final.

#77 Jeff Carter, C
Age: 29
Birthplace: London, Ont.
How acquired: From Columbus for Jack Johnson and 1st-round draft pick in 2013 on Feb. 23, 2012.
2014 playoffs: 9 goals, 22 points (21 games).
Tidbit: Has already established career bests in playoff goals, assists and points.

#12 Marian Gaborik, LW
Age: 32
Birthplace: Trencin, Slovakia
How acquired: From Columbus in exchange for Matt Frattin and two 2nd-round round draft picks on March 5, 2014.
2014 playoffs: 12 goals, 19 points (21 games).
Tidbit: Leads all scorers in playoffs with 12 goals.

#14 Justin Williams, RW
Age: 32
Birthplace: Cobourg, Ont.
How acquired: From Carolina for Patrick O'Sullivan and Calgary's 2nd-round pick in 2009 draft on March 4, 2009.
2014 playoffs: 7 goals, 18 points (21 games).
Tidbit: Established an NHL record with his 14th point in Game 7s and is now a perfect 7-0 in Game 7s.

#73 Tyler Toffoli, RW
Age: 22
Birthplace: Scarborough, Ont.
How acquired: Drafted 47th overall in 2010 by Kings.
2014 playoffs: 7 goals, 13 points (21 games).
Tidbit: Being productive in the playoffs is nothing new for Toffoli, who scored 23 goals and had 47 points in 41 career playoff games with the Ottawa 67's.

#23 Dustin Brown, RW
Age: 29
Birthplace: Ithaca, N.Y.
How acquired: Drafted 13th overall in 2003 by Kings.
2014 playoffs: 4 goals, 12 points (21 games).
Tidbit: Captain leads all players with 104 hits in this year's playoffs.

#70 Tanner Pearson, LW
Age: 21
Birthplace: Kitchener, Ont.
2014 playoffs: 4 goals, 12 points (19 games).
How acquired: Drafted 30th overall in 2012 by Kings.
Tidbit: Passed over in the 2010 and 2011 NHL drafts before being picked in the first round in 2012.

#10 Mike Richards, C
Age: 28
Birthplace: Kenora, Ont.
How acquired: From Flyers with rights to Rob Bordson for Brayden Schenn, Wayne Simmonds and Kings' 2nd-round pick in 2012.
2014 playoffs: 2 goals, 8 points (21 games.
Tidbit: Has won titles in junior, AHL, NHL, Olympics and world championship.

#74 Dwight King, C
Age: 24
Birthplace: Meadowlake, Sask.
How acquired: Drafted 109th overall in 2007 by Kings.
2014 playoffs: 2 goals, 8 points (21 games).
Tidbit: After playing just six games (no points) with Kings in 2011-12, helped Los Angeles win the Stanley Cup by scoring five goals and eight points in 20 games.

#22 Trevor Lewis, C
Age: 26
Birthplace: Salt Lake City, Utah
How acquired: Drafted 17th overall in 2006 by Kings.
2014 playoffs: 4 goals, 5 points (21 games).
Tidbit: After scoring just six goals in the regular season, Lewis has four in the playoffs.

#28 Jarret Stoll, C
Age: 31
Birthplace: Melville, Sask.
How acquired: From Edmonton with Matt Greene for Lubomir Visnovsky on June 29, 2008.
2014 playoffs: 2 goals, 4 points (21 games).
Tidbit: Deadly in the faceoff circle, Stoll leads Kings centres with a 57 per cent success rate on draws.

#13 Kyle Clifford, LW
Age: 22
Birthplace: Ayr, Ont.
How acquired: Drafted 35th overall in 2009 by Kings.
2014 playoffs: 0 goals, 3 points (19 games).
Tidbit: After scoring three goals and five points in six playoff games in 2010-11, Clifford has no goals in three years of playoffs spanning 36 games.

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