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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Steve Bozek

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Original photo courtesy of LAKings.com

It is one of the proudest, most iconic moments in Los Angeles Kings history. An inexperienced squad to make a monumental comeback against a juggernaut championship contender was simply unheard of. But that was the case on April 10, 1982 as the Kings, trailing 5-0 late, scored five times in ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Legend Bernie Nicholls

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With the start of the 1988-89 season came an exciting new chapter for the Los Angeles Kings. Suddenly, the team known for donning forum-blue-and-gold took a page out of the NFL‘s Raiders‘ book by switching to silver-and-black. But it wasn’t just the appearance that made the Kings different. They had ...

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Royal Reflections: LA Kings Legend Tony Granato

On January 20, 1990, the Los Angeles Kings made an unpopular move by trading away fan favourite — and 70-goal scorer — Bernie Nicholls to the New York Rangers. Suffice it to say that an enormous amount of pressure would be placed on the players going the opposite way in ...

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Ryan McGill on LA Kings Prospect Jacob Friend: “Brings an Edge to His Game”

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Unlike past years, the Los Angeles Kings didn’t have the busiest of weekends at this past Draft in Buffalo if you were to go by quantity of picks. Entering said weekend, the Kings had just four selections and, not surprisingly, three of them were defensemen. Of the Kings’ four picks, ...

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Kelly McCrimmon on LA Kings Prospect Kale Clague: “I Expect Him to be a Dominant Player”

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While free agency is hockey’s hottest topic when the calendar turns to July, the Los Angeles Kings have another summer tradition and that is their annual Development Camp, which began this past Monday in El Segundo. One of the participants in this week’s camp is one of the Kings’ most ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Legend Rogie Vachon

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Original photo credit: Bruce Bennett

Since he became eligible 31 years ago, Rogie Vachon has been passed over for induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Last week, the wait ended as the Los Angeles Kings legend was selected for the Hall’s Class of 2016 along with Eric Lindros, Sergei Makarov and the late Pat ...

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Dave Lowry on LA Kings Prospect Chaz Reddekopp: “He’s Still Learning to Use His Size”

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Like they’ve done with defense under Dean Lombardi‘s watch, the Los Angeles Kings continue to stress size moving forward. While the silver-and-black do have some big prospects in their system, there is one in particular who deserves a bit of extra attention — and it’s not because he has such ...

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LA Kings Have a Natural Goal-Scorer in Prospect Spencer Watson

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With 40 goals and 86 points this season, he has no trouble proving that he is a natural goal-scorer. Still just 19, Los Angeles Kings prospect Spencer Watson already has plenty to boast about despite his diminutive 5-foot-9, 170-pound frame. An excellent skater with a shot that’s both hard and ...

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Kris Knoblauch Says Kings Prospect Erik Cernak “Will Thrive With the Extra Responsibilities and Ice Time”

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When he was drafted last June, the Los Angeles Kings took a defenseman who had to play in North America. This season, though, defenseman Erik Cernak is celebrating a great campaign in the Ontario Hockey League with the Erie Otters as he shows plenty of signs that he could be ...

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