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Kings Legend Luc Robitaille Voted Greatest NHLer to Ever Wear No. 20

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In 2006, he retired as the NHL’s all-time leading scorer among left-wingers. In 2007, the Los Angeles Kings raised his number to the rafters of STAPLES Center. In 2009, he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame. Then, this past February, his statue was unveiled outside of the aforementioned ...

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LA Kings Regular-Season Preview: Game 15 vs. Arizona

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Los Angeles Kings 2015-16 Regular Season: Game 15 vs. Arizona, November 10, 2015, 7:30pm PST They have alternated between the win and loss columns over the last few games but coming off a win on Saturday, the Los Angeles Kings are hoping that they can create a new winning streak ...

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LA Kings’ Daryl Evans on Calling Games with Nick Nickson: “I Just Cherish Each and Every Day”

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 20: Los Angeles Kings radio announcers Daryl Evans and Nick Nickson pose for a photo after a game between the Los Angeles Kings and the Carolina Hurricanes  at STAPLES Center on November 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NHLI via Getty Images)

Hours before Monday’s induction ceremony at the Hockey Hall of Fame, this writer and a friend of Make Way for the Kings, Jeff Duarte of CaliSportsNews, met with Los Angeles Kings‘ legend Daryl Evans who, for nearly two decades, has been Nick Nickson‘s partner in the broadcast booth as the ...

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LA Kings’ Luc Robitaille Shares His Thoughts on Nick Nickson’s HHOF Induction

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TORONTO — During Monday’s red carpet phase preceding the induction ceremony, I had a chance to speak with Kings’ legend Luc Robitaille. There, Robitaille gave us his thoughts on Nick Nickson‘s induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame and even what it means for the growth of hockey in California. ...

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LA Kings’ Nick Nickson on His Hall of Fame Induction: “It Was a Wonderful Experience”

Nick Nickson honoured at Monday's Hall of Fame luncheon.
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TORONTO — It was a momentuous day at the Mecca of Hockey. The Hockey Hall of Fame held their annual Induction Ceremony to close out the weekend where so many are reminded of why they love the game, bringing out the fans out in all of us. While this year’s ...

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Hall of Fame Induction Weekend a Reminder of Why We Love the Game

2015 Hockey Hall of Fame class
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TORONTO — It was a surreal feeling. Having lived in Toronto and raised in nearby Ottawa, I had visited the Hockey Hall of Fame more times than I can count. Never before, however, have I been in this capacity. Both as a writer and as a lifelong hockey fan, it ...

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Speaking With Soon-to-Be Hall-of-Famer, LA Kings’ Nick Nickson

ONTARIO, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Nick Nickson of the Los Angeles Kings speaks during an Ontario Reign Press Conference at Citizens Business Bank Arena on February 11, 2015 in Ontario, California. (Photo by Aaron Poole/NHLI via Getty Images)

There are but a handful of figures who have held the honour of being synonymous with Los Angeles Kings hockey. Having now entered his 35th season with the club, Nick Nickson has celebrated a storied career in the broadcast booth and three weeks from tonight, the longtime radio voice of ...

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A Talk with Kings' Inaugural Goal-Scorer, Hall-of-Famer Brian Kilrea

A collage of Brian Kilrea (Image credit: Chris Thomas)

DISCLAIMER: This interview was conducted two days before the tragedy in Ottawa that took the life of Nathan Cirillo. MakeWayfortheKings would like to send along our deepest sympathies to everyone affected by last week’s tragic events. A little over a week ago, I had the honour of speaking with Hockey ...

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Discussing the Outdoor Game, Charities and Success with Kings President Luc Robitaille

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Following their inception in 1967, the Los Angeles Kings have had many of hockey’s best don their uniform. Hall-of-Famers like Terry Sawchuk, Marcel Dionne and Wayne Gretzky have all once called Los Angeles home in addition to the likes of team legends Rogie Vachon, Dave Taylor and Daryl Evans. As extensive ...

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