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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Legend Mike Murphy

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From Taylor and Norstrom, to Blake and Brown, to Gretzky and, for a brief period, Robitaille, being captain of the Los Angeles Kings has come with a great sense of honour and responsibility. One captain, in particular, was given said role at a very crucial time in the franchise’s still-young history. Entering just ...

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50 Years of LA Kings Hockey: Butch Goring and the Forgotten Playoff Series

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Guess who’s back with an all new attack and that all new attack is the Mack. And by Mack, I mean the first real superstar in Los Angeles Kings history, the unforgettable Robert “Butch” Goring and the forgotten-in-time playoff series that he and his LA Kings had back in 1976 ...

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A Better Skater, LA Kings Prospect Jacob Moverare Takes His Game to a New Level

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With a 7-14-3-3 record so far, the Mississauga Steelheads sit tied for last place in the OHL’s Eastern Conference. Yet, while the club is struggling as they kick off December, there are those individuals who are making the most of their opportunities, and that includes Los Angeles Kings prospect Jacob ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Legend Kelly Hrudey

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Original photo credit: Bruce Bennett

It was not as a member of the Los Angeles Kings but rather a member of the New York Islanders when this writer, as a very young child, was first introduced to this flashy netminder. In what will forever be known as ‘The Easter Epic,’ Game 7 of the 1987 ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Craig Conroy

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If you watched him doing a post-game interview, you couldn’t help but think how likable he appeared to be. His friendly, approachable demeanor was contagious to anyone who met him and whichever team he played for, the fanbase was that much more thankful not only for his personality but for ...

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Hall of Fame Weekend a Special One for the LA Kings

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TORONTO – Every November marks a very special weekend in the hockey world, but that was especially the case for the Los Angeles Kings who saw three of their members enter the game’s Holiest shrine: the Hockey Hall of Fame. In 2016, former Kings’ equipment manager Mark O’Neill, former Kings’ ...

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50 Years of LA Kings Hockey: Year One

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Guess who’s back with a brand new track and the brand new track’s all that??? Well it’s me and since this season is the 50th anniversary (or birthday) of the Los Angeles Kings, and with our fearless leader here at MakeWay, Lord Commander Ryan Cowley doing his excellent “Royal Reflection” interviews ...

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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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Jacob Moverare Adding Strength to Already-Solid Defensive Game

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They surrendered a three-goal lead on Friday night, but the Mississauga Steelheads were able to regroup and come through in overtime, defeating the Niagara Ice Dogs by a 6-5 count. With the win, the Steelheads improve to 5-5-0-1 on the season entering the weekend — good enough for a second-place ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Dale DeGray

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He spent just one season with the Los Angeles Kings but it was a pivotal one for the franchise as it was the beginning of a new era – the Wayne Gretzky area. With Gretzky’s acquisition came the palpable ardor of the new season as the reigning Stanley Cup champion ...

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