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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Legend Daryl Evans

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While skill plays a role, so does luck. But, don’t go thinking that being lucky is a bad thing. Ask Bob Nystrom; ask Mike Eruzione; ask anyone who has ever scored a career-defining game-winning goal if timing means anything. For Daryl Evans, it certainly did and, while his goal may ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Craig Redmond

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Upon being drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in 1984, Craig Redmond was ranked by the NHL’s Central Scouting Bureau as the top offensive defenseman entering that year’s draft. Having been awarded WCHA‘s Freshman of the Year in 1983, his lone season at the University of Denver, Redmond would move ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Steve Bozek

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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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Toffoli, Kings Hang on to Drain Oilers in Wild Affair

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Game 75; 45-25-5 LOS ANGELES — Things got off to a fast start and it continued that way for much of the first period. But in the end, despite a late scare, the Los Angeles Kings held on to defeat the Edmonton Oilers by a 6-4 count, effectively sweeping the ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 75 vs. Edmonton

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 75 vs. Edmonton, March 26, 2016, 7pm PST After going 0-3-0 on their road trip, the Los Angeles Kings are back home as they hope to return to the win column when they face the Edmonton Oilers. This is the fifth and final ...

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Strong Third Lifts LA Kings Past Oilers for Third-Straight Win

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Game 60; 36-20-4 LOS ANGELES — They had to play catch-up but the Los Angeles Kings prevailed as they defeated the Edmonton Oilers by a 2-1 count to improve to a perfect 4-0-0 against their Pacific rivals this season. The win also puts the Kings at 2-0-0 on their three-game ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 60 vs. Edmonton

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 60 vs. Edmonton, February 25, 2016, 7:30pm PST The Los Angeles Kings will be gunning for their third-straight win on Thursday night as they play host to the 22-33-6 Edmonton Oilers for the fourth time this season. The Kings are 3-0-0 against the ...

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Explosive Second Propels LA Kings Past Oilers for Third-Straight Win

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Game 36; 23-11-2 EDMONTON — After 36 years, the Los Angeles Kings say goodbye to the originally-named Northlands Coliseum as they visited the Edmonton Oilers at the old barn for the final time. The Kings wanted to make their last visit count and that is just what they did, exploding ...

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