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 Gene Carr, who was born on September 17, 1951.#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/j4Ne6L6r1i
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) September 17, 2021
Happy birthday to former @LAKings goaltender Yutaka Fukufuji, who was born on September 17, 1982.#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/mCqMx4EwvZ
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) September 17, 2021
On September 17, 1988, Wayne Gretzky made his @LAKings preseason debut against the Vancouver Canucks. A sellout crowd of 5,448 saw Gretzky record two assists on goals from Bobby Carpenter and Bernie Nicholls in a 7-4 loss at the Victoria Memorial Arena.#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/I1hbBHj4r9
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) September 17, 2021
Happy birthday to former @LAKings forward Nikolai Prokhorkin, who was born on September 17, 1993.#LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/Bl5qoT7cJP
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) September 17, 2021
On September 17, 2019, the @LAKings signed free agent defenseman Ben Hutton to a one-year, $1.5 million contract. Hutton scored four goals and 16 points in 65 games with the #LAKings during the 2019-20 season.#GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/PvU7zCi6KN
— The Kingstorian (@Kingstorian) September 17, 2021


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