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Kings Announce Award Winners, First Playoff Games

sportskings2010-11 L.A. KINGS AWARD WINNERS AS VOTED BY THE MEDIA

Most Valuable Player                                          Anze Kopitar

“Bill Libby Memorial Award”

Best Newcomer                                                 Willie Mitchell

“Mark Bavis Memorial Award”

Outstanding Defenseman                                   Drew Doughty

Defensive Player                                               Anze Kopitar

 


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AS VOTED BY THE KINGS PLAYERS

Most Inspirational Player                                     Matt Greene

“Ace Bailey Memorial Award”

Unsung Hero                                                      Matt Greene

 

AS SELECTED BY THE KINGS CARE FOUNDATION

Community Service                                            Dustin Brown

 

AS SELECTED BY THE KINGS BOOSTER CLUB

Most Popular Player                                           Anze Kopitar

Leading Scorer                                                  Anze Kopitar

 

To view the Kings’ all-time award winners, visit LAKings.com/awardwinners.

The Los Angeles Kings’ first round NHL Stanley Cup Playoff series versus the San Jose Sharks is as follows, the Kings and the National Hockey League announced tonight.

The Kings are the seventh seed in the Western Conference.  The Kings will announce the club’s TV and Radio broadcast schedules once confirmed.

Game 1   Kings at San Jose  Thursday, April14                                      7 p.m.

Game 2   Kings at San Jose  Saturday, April 16                                      7 p.m.

Game 3   San Jose at Kings  Tuesday, April 19                                      7:30 p.m.

Game 4   San Jose at Kings  Thursday, April 21                                     7:30 p.m.

Game 5 * Kings at San Jose Saturday, April 23                                     7:30 p.m.

Game 6 * San Jose at Kings Monday, April 25                                      TBD

Game 7*  Kings at San Jose Wednesday, April 27                                 TBD

* = if necessary

The Kings tied a club record with 46 wins this season and finished the 2010-11 regular season with a 46-30-6 record (98 points). The Kings’ 25 home wins was one shy of the club record and the Kings ended the season going 22-8-5 in their final 35 games.

At home, the Kings averaged 18,083 fans per game this season, the highest average attendance in club History.  The 35 sellouts this season (a STAPLES Center record) is the most since 1991-92 and the Kings have sold out 18 straight home games, the club’s longest sellout streak since a 23-game streak in 1993-94.

The Kings are slated to practice tomorrow, Monday, and on Tuesday at the Toyota Sports Center in El Segundo beginning at 10 a.m.

Kings playoff tickets are currently available for purchase by visiting LAKings.com/playoffs and by calling 1.888.KINGS.LA.  For all Kings playoff information, visit LAKings.com.

Kings fans can also get their playoff gear at TEAM LA locations at STAPLES Center and L.A. Live.

The Kings have never faced the Sharks (seeded No. 2) in the postseason.  This year’s quarter-finals match-up also marks the Kings’ first playoff series against another California club since Los Angeles faced Oakland in 1969 (the Kings won the seven game series, 4-3).

Here is a breakdown of the season series between the Kings and Sharks during the regular season: Nov. 15 in San Jose: Sharks 6, Kings 3; Dec. 27 in San Jose: Kings 4, Sharks 0; Jan. 1 in Los Angeles: Sharks 1, Kings 0; Jan. 26 in Los Angeles: Kings 3, Sharks 2 (SO); March 24 in Los Angeles: Kings 4, Sharks 3 (SO); and April 4 in San Jose: Sharks 6, Kings 1.

Kings Announce Award Winners, First Playoff Games

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