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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Jared Aulin

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We have all been in walks of life where those who supported us the most had left us, although most commonly via resignation or dismissal. For Jared Aulin, that was no different, but for the former NHLer, it was under tragic circumstances. When Aulin was acquired by the Los Angeles ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Inaugural Goal-Scorer Brian Kilrea

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The date was October 14, 1967, the venue was the old Long Beach Arena. The newly-christened Los Angeles Kings made their NHL debut against one of their expansion cousins, the Philadelphia Flyers. Fans in attendance watching the newborn Kings witnessed the first-ever goal scored by the team – off the ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Legend Luc Robitaille

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Looking back on how it all started, it is almost incomprehensible to fathom that he was drafted in the ninth round. Yet, despite his nickname “Lucky”, Luc Robitaille had proven that he was anything but. A native of Montreal, Quebec, Luc Robitaille was drafted by the Los Angeles Kings 171st overall in ...

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