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Preview of 2016 Los Angeles Kings Qualifying Tournament

Here is a little description of each team in the tourney: ’13-’14 Los Angeles Kings (46-28-8, 100 points (3rd in Pacific), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS, 0.40 SRS) ’11-’12 Los Angeles Kings (40-27-15, 95 points (3rd in Pacific), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS, 0.19 … Continue reading

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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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3rd-seeded ’92-’93 Kings Only Higher Seed to Win in Qualifying First Round; Defeat 6th-seeded ’90-’91 Kings in Six Games

Despite the end result, it was the 6th-seeded ’90-’91 Kings’ offense that really exploded at the start of this series. They took the opening game of the series by a score of 8-1 as Steve Kasper was the only player … Continue reading

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Smolinski’s Hat Trick in Game 7 Leads 5th-seeded ’00-’01 Kings Over 4th-seeded ’12-’13 Kings

Bryan Smolinski may have played the role of hero in Game 7, but it was Ziggy Palffy who led the 5th-seeded ’00-’01 Kings offensively in this series. It began in Game 1 when he scored two goals in a 4-2 … 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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