From their humble beginning as one of the NHLís Second Six expansion teams in 1967, through winning two Stanley Cups in three years and becoming a league powerhouse in 2012-14, the LA Kings have experienced a rich hockey history over the past 50-plus years. Below are some key franchise moments that occurred on this date.
Happy birthday to former @LAKings forward Jimmy Peters, who was born June 20, 1944.#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/maWZKPRRdD
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Happy birthday to former @LAKings forward Gary Croteau, who was born on June 20, 1946.#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/gAd8kAT3bP
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Happy birthday to former @LAKings defenseman Joe Corvo, who was born on June 20, 1977.#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/y4iKyECgDO
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Happy birthday to former @LAKings forward Jeff Giuliano, who was born on June 20, 1979.#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/tsvOOX43ij
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On June 20, 1996, the @LAKings acquired Stephane Fiset from the Colorado Avalanche for Eric Lacroix and a swap of first round picks in 1998. In five seasons with the #LAKings, Fiset posted a 80-85-22 record, with a 2.82 goals against average and .907 save percentage.#GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/829da3X89h
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On June 20, 1998, the @LAKings revealed their newest team uniforms at an unveiling event at Universal Studios. The #LAKings introduced a new shield logo as the primary crest, a crown as the alternate logo, and a new color scheme of black, purple, silver, and white.#GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/8FyZWNluS2
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On June 20, 1999, the @LAKings acquired Ziggy Palffy, Bryan Smolinski and Marcel Cousineau from the Islanders for Olli Jokinen, Josh Green, Mathieu Biron and a first. Palffy scored 340 points in 311 games and Smolinski scored 191 points in 295 games with the #LAKings.#GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/SvofPAemE2
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On June 20, 2008, the @LAKings selected Drew Doughty second overall at the NHL Draft. In 13 seasons with the #LAKings, Doughty has won two Stanley Cup rings, a Norris Trophy, and is the highest scoring defenseman in franchise history with 536 points in 975 games.#GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/C0utfSkzwi
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On June 20, 2018, @LAKings captain Anze Kopitar won his second Selke Trophy as the NHL's top defensive forward. In 2017-18, Kopitar established career highs with 35 goals, 57 assists, and 92 points, and led all forwards in ice time with 22:05 mins per game.#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/Mc4v9L9wo9
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) June 20, 2021
Happy Fatherís Day, @LAKings fans!#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/YEy3lzQmcB
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) June 20, 2021


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