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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Craig Redmond

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Original photo credit: Greg Abel

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 Legend Mike Murphy

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Original photo credit: Bruce Bennett

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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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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Remembering Pat Quinn: 1943-2014

A collage of Pat Quinn (Image credit: Chris Thomas)

A life in hockey. For a boy growing up in Canada, that is the ultimate dream – and for John Brian Patrick Quinn, he had the honour of living it. After a nine-year playing career in the National Hockey League that saw him suit up for the Toronto Maple Leafs, ...

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