The Los Angeles Kings Hockey team is an Ice hockey team from Los Angeles, California. They belong to the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The team was created in 1966 under the leadership of Jack Kent Cooke. The Forum in Inglewood, California was their home ground for over 32 years. They later moved to Staples Center in Downtown Los Angeles.
You can get Los Angeles Kings Tickets online. The team does not have many success stories to tell. Their most successful season was in 1992-1993 when they were the finalists in the Stanley Cup playoffs, their first appearance in team history. They were defeated by the Montreal Canadiens. Their closest rival is Anaheim Ducks, who are just 35 miles to the south in Anaheim, California. The Los Angeles Kings wear black jersey with letters �LA� written inside the logo on the front.
Inaugural Date- 1967
Home � Staples Center, Los Angeles
Appearance in the Finals- One (1993)
Stanley Cups � None
The Los Angeles Kings had a good 2001-02 year which won them the 7th place in the Western Conference. In the year 2002-03 they lost two of their key players, Adam Deadmarsh and Jason Allison due to injuries which gave them a big blow.
In the 2007-08 season, the Kings signed six unrestricted free agents including left wings Ladislav Nagy and Kyle Calder, defensemen Tom Preissing, Brad Stuart and Jon Klemm, and center Michal Handzus. They began the season well by defeating their rivals Anaheim Ducks but finished with the worst record in the league.
On July 17, 2008, Terry Murray became the 22nd head coach in franchise history. On October 8, 2008, right wing Dustin Brown was named as the 15th captain and Brown became the youngest captain and first American born captain in Kings’ history.
The Latest News
The Kings have signed a seven-year contract extension with Anze Kopitar.
Center Anze Kopitar and defenseman Matt Greene were named as alternate captains.
Fox Sports West and Prime Ticket will give a �Rinkside View� presentation of all the Kings game telecasts during the 2008-09 NHL season. It will televise 65 Kings Games.
Miller, member of the Hockey Hall of Fame will return for his 36th season as the television �Voice of the Kings�.
Kings will make their first National Television appearance on November 26 against the Edmonton Oilers.
On January 31, The Kings vs. The Canadiens will be shown on CBC and RDS (HD).
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