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The Greatness of Kings Legend Daryl Evans

A collage of Daryl Evans (Image credit: Chris Thomas)

Some would suggest that he is best known for scoring the overtime goal that capped off his team’s miraculous playoff comeback against the juggernaut Edmonton Oilers in 1982. But while that moment is still held close to the hearts of Los Angeles Kings fans everywhere, Daryl Evans has since been ...

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Paddles Down: Talking with Kings Goaltending Coach Bill Ranford

A collage of Bill Ranford (Image credit: Chris Thomas)

A few years ago, I was visiting my father for the holidays when he asked me to go through all of my hockey books I have had since childhood – and believe me, there were plenty of them. One of those books featured a quote from a Stanley Cup-winning (and ...

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Reminiscing with Kings Legend Ian Laperriere

A collage of Ian Laperriere (Image credit: Chris Thomas)

“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight. it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” Mark Twain’s iconic quote could not be more appropriate for anyone other than Los Angeles Kings legend Ian Laperriere. On Saturday afternoon at 1pm PST (4pm EST), the Los Angeles Kings ...

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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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Talking with Ex-King Anson Carter

Los Angeles Kings' Anson Carter (wearing white helmet) sails across the net in front of Calgary Flames goalie Mikka Kiprusoff and Flames' Denis Gauthier during first-period NHL action in Calgary, Saturday, March 27, 2004. (AP Photo/Jeff McIntosh)

Last week, I had the pleasure of talking with former NHLer Anson Carter who is currently in his hometown of Toronto filming Season 4 of CBC’s Battle of the Blades. While we did discuss his time on Battle, Carter also enlightened me on his experiences in Los Angeles as a ...

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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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