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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Bob Bourne

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Since their inception in 1967, the Los Angeles Kings have always had some sort of championship lineage in their locker room. Whether it was Red Kelly and Bob Pulford from their Toronto days or Terry Harper and Steve Shutt from their Montreal days, the Kings, while they may not have always been ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Chris Kontos

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The 1988-89 season brought a new look to the Los Angeles Kings. With the aquisition of arguably the game’s greatest player in Wayne Gretzky, the Kings did away with their traditional forum-blue-and-gold uniforms and went the same route as the NFL’s Raiders, sporting the always-intimidating silver-and-black. But Gretzky and the ...

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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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LA Kings Legend Bernie Nicholls: “I Was Never Ever Diagnosed with Concussions”

June 14 , 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA;  Los Angeles goalie Kings Bernie Nicholls during the victory rally inside Staples Center. The rally was held after the Stanley Cup Victory parade.  Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

It is an issue that has become increasingly prevalent over the past decade, making it increasing more difficult for even the most stubborn to ignore. For a sport as fast-paced and as hard-hitting as hockey, many of its athletes — both retired and active — have suffered alarming ramifications from ...

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Discussing the Power of All Sports Market with LA Kings Legend Bernie Nicholls

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When the NHL‘s regular season ended in mid-April, so did the seasons of 14 of their clubs, including the reigning Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings. Just the fifth team in the expansion era to miss the playoffs one year after winning hockey’s Holiest prize, fans of the silver-and-black entered ...

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Speaking with Kings Legend Bernie Nicholls

A collage of Bernie Nicholls (Image credit: Chris Thomas)

Over the course of his 18-year NHL career, he played for six teams. But it was the team that drafted him where he spent the majority of it. The relationship between Bernie Nicholls and the Los Angeles Kings goes back over 30 years as the three-time All-Star played arguably the ...

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