Los Angeles Kings in History

Events in Sport

  • 1969-01-01 Jack Kent Cooke, owner of NHL's LA Kings, fines each player $100 for "NOT" arguing with the referee
  • 1972-12-27 LA Kings start Islanders on 12 game losing streak
  • 1974-10-15 Washington Capitals 1st NHL tie, playing LA Kings to 1-1 tie
  • 1978-10-18 NY Islanders 1st scoreless tie, vs LA Kings
  • 1980-04-09 Los Angeles Kings tie NHL record with two shorthanded playoff goals (vs NY Islanders)
  • 1982-04-10 LA Kings losing 5-0 to Edmonton in 3rd period, win in OT 6-5
  • 1984-01-27 LA Kings end Wayne Gretzky's NHL-record 51-game scoring streak
  • 1984-01-28 LA Kings stop Wayne Gretzky 51 game scoring streak

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1988-08-09 Edmonton Oilers trade Wayne Gretzky to LA Kings for $15-$20 millions

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky
  • 1991-01-03 LA King Wayne Gretzky scores his 700th goal against NY Islanders
  • 1991-02-05 LA King Dave Taylor becomes 29th NHler to score 1000 points
  • 1991-04-10 LA King Wayne Gretzky scores NHL record 93rd playoff goal
  • 1993-05-29 NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Los Angeles Kings beat Toronto Maple Leafs, 4 games to 3
  • 1993-06-09 Stanley Cup: Montreal Canadiens beat LA Kings, 4 games to 1
  • 2012-05-22 NHL Western Conference Finals: Los Angeles Kings beat Phoenix Coyotes, 4 games to 1
  • 2012-06-11 Stanley Cup: Los Angeles Kings defeat New Jersey Devils in 6 games
  • 2013-06-08 NHL Western Conference Finals: Chicago Blackhawks beat Los Angeles Kings, 4 games to 1
  • 2014-06-01 NHL Western Conference Finals: Los Angeles Kings beat Chicago Blackhawks, 4 games to 3
  • 2014-06-13 Stanley Cup: Los Angeles Kings defeat the New York Rangers in 5 games

Birthdays in Sport


Person of interestPerson of Interest

1951-08-03 Marcel Dionne, Canadian NHL center (LA Kings, NY Rangers), born in Drummondville, Quebec

NHL Star Marcel Dionne
NHL Star
Marcel Dionne
  • 1954-03-20 Charlie Simmer, Ontario, NHL left winger (LA Kings)
  • 1961-01-13 Kelly Hrudey, Edmonton, NHL goalie (LA Kings)
  • 1963-05-18 Marty McSorley, Hamilton, NHL defenseman (LA Kings, NY Rangers)
  • 1964-07-25 Tony Granato, Downers Grove, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • 1965-04-15 Kevin Stevens, Brockton, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • 1965-06-24 Shane Churla, Fernie, NHL right wing (LA Kings, NY Rangers)
  • 1966-02-23 John Druce, Peterborough, NHL right wing (Philadelphia Flyers, LA Kings)
  • 1966-08-20 Steven Finn, Laval, NHL defenseman (LA Kings)
  • 1967-02-17 Gary Shuchuk, Edmonton, NHL center (LA Kings)
  • 1967-11-03 Rob Cowie, NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Toronto, Ontario
  • 1968-05-04 Kevin Todd, Winnipeg, NHL center (LA Kings)
  • 1969-04-18 Vladimir Tsyplakov, Inta Russia, NHL left wing (LA Kings, Belarus 1998)
  • 1969-07-23 Dimitri Khristich, Kiev Ukr, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • 1969-12-10 Rob Blake, Simcoe Ont, NHL defenseman (Team Canada, LA Kings)
  • 1970-10-30 Patrice Tardif, Thetford Mines, NHL center (LA Kings)
  • 1970-11-03 Doug Zmolek, NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Rochester, New York
  • 1971-02-25 Byron Dafoe, NHL goalie (LA Kings), born in Sussex, England
  • 1971-04-04 Yanic Perreault, Sherbrooke, NHL center (LA Kings)
  • 1971-07-15 Eric Lacroix, NHL left wing (LA Kings), born in Montreal, Quebec
  • 1971-10-13 Sean O'Donnell, NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Ottawa, Ontario
  • 1972-01-02 Mattias Norstrom, Mora SWE, NHL defenseman (Team Sweden, LA Kings)
  • 1972-02-07 John Slaney, St John's, NHL defenseman (LA Kings)
  • 1972-03-08 Craig Johnson, NHL left wing (LA Kings/Oly-1994), born in Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • 1972-07-20 Jozef Stumpel, NHL forward (Team Kazakhstan 1998, LA Kings)
  • 1972-11-24 Barry Potomski, Windsor, NHL left wing (LA Kings)
  • 1973-03-24 Philippe Boucher, St Apollinaire Ca, NHL defense (LA Kings, Oly-G-98)
  • 1975-01-08 Vitali Yachmenev, NHL right wing (LA Kings), born in Chelyabinsk, Russia
  • 1977-07-28 Aki Berg, Finnish NHL defenseman (LA Kings), born in Raisio, Finland