Post Tagged with: "Luc Robitaille"

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The Best Late Round NHL Draft Picks

In the annual NHL Entry Draft, teams select players who they believe have the skill and determination to be both consistent and productive players at the NHL level. During the […]

by · December 9, 2014 · 4 comments · Hockey History, NHL Entry Draft
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Captains of the Los Angeles Kings, Part 3: 1990’s to Present

The Los Angeles Kings have had 13 captains since joining the NHL in 1967. Four are in the Hall of Fame and the team has retired three of their numbers. […]

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NHL Summer 2014: Player Movement

It may still be hot outside but the new NHL season isn’t that far off. The 2014-15 season promises to be another exciting race, featuring defending Cup Champion Los Angeles […]

by · August 9, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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LA Kings Championship Parade: Who Should Have Been Here?

Los Angeles Kings fans were so used to losing. So this chatter about a prospective dynasty—dynasty?!—is as startling as say, going from being a janitor to joining the Justice League. We […]

by · June 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings
Luc Robitaille: King of His Time

Luc Robitaille: King of His Time

  LUC ROBITAILLE WAS A LEGEND BEFORE HE STARTED  On February 17, 1966, in Montreal, Quebec, a future hockey legend was born.  Eighteen years later, eventual prodigy, Luc Robitaille was […]

by · December 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings
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The Story of the New York Rangers & the ‘Missing Piece’

  It has been 19 years since the New York Rangers ended their ‘curse’ (if you believe in those kind of things) and won the Stanley Cup in 1994 after […]

by · May 31, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
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The Kings’ Tyler Toffoli: A ‘Young Luc Robitaille’?

Tyler Toffoli’s story, of course, has yet to be written, but the skating issue is frequently brought up regarding his chances of success in the NHL. He is, of course, well aware of the issue.

by · March 16, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, Player Profiles
NHL 2013 Season: Milestone Tracker

NHL 2013 Season: Milestone Tracker

  The NHL and its players will be coming back to an arena near you in less than a week and with the resumption of games there will be some […]

by · January 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History
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Wayne Gretzky’s Best Lineup

When filling out an all-time Wayne Gretzky roster, one may run into 99 problems but 99 ain’t one.  Surely there is no dearth of talent, especially considering the team’s that […]

by · December 21, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, Hockey History, Los Angeles Kings, Top 10 Lists
Fox, with two Kings fans in front of L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Credit: Harburrito (Own work) via Wikimedia Commons

Jim Fox: The Loudly Quiet “Mr. Kings”

When Kings fans think of career “heart and soul” franchise players, a few obvious choices come to mind. Dave Taylor has to be the natural first consideration, as he spent […]

by · December 19, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings
The Best NHL Lineup Ever: The Forwards

The Best NHL Lineup Ever: The Forwards

Part 1 –  The Defensemen Part 2 –  The Forwards Part 3 –  The Goalies The NHL has a long and storied existence. Legendary teams, lines and players serve as […]

by · December 4, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Top 10 Lists
Dave Taylor (left) was the Kings' GM during the bitter contract negotiations with Blake. (credit: Shelly Castellano/Icon SMI).

The Ten Greatest Los Angeles Kings of All Time

If you are explaining, you are losing— J.C. Watts If true, the L.A. Kings have done one hell of a lot of ‘splainin’ over their 45-year history. However, thanks to […]