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5th-seeded ’00-’01 Kings Sweep 8th-seeded ’88-’89 Kings to Advance to Qualifier Final

The first two games of this series were blowouts by the 5th-seeded ’00-’01 Kings, but the next two games were both decided by one-goal, including an overtime game. The ’00-’01 Kings won the first two games by a combined 14-5. … Continue reading

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Hrudey and Gretzky Lead 8th-seeded ’88-’89 Kings in Five-Game Upset of Cup-Winning, Top-seeded ’13-’14 Kings

Two goals in the third period from Wayne Gretzky, which completed his hat trick, led the 8th-seeded ’88-’89 Kings to a 5-2 win in Game 1. Goaltender Kelly Hrudey stopped 56 of 58 shots against in the win and he … Continue reading

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