The Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League will have 80s night on March 30 at the Staples Center when they host the Chicago Blackhawks. In addition to 80s night, which is brought to you by the Automobile Club of Southern California, the Kings will have a license plate frame giveaway.
The 1980's were a special time for the Los Angeles Kings organization. On Aug. 9, 1988, the Kings acquired Wayne Gretzky, the greatest hockey player of all-time, in a blockbuster deal with the Edmonton Oilers. Other stars who played with the Kings in the 1980's include Marcel Dionne, Luc Robitaille, Dave Taylor, Bernie Nicholls and Jim Fox.
The Kings have a record of 25 wins, 37 regulation losses and eight losses in extra time for 58 points. The Blackhawks have a record of 31 wins, 30 regulation losses and nine losses in extra time for 71 points. The Kings leading scorer is Anze Kopitar, who has 19 goals and 29 assists for 48 points. The Blackhawks leading scorer is Patrick Kane, who has 41 goals and 58 assists for 99 points. Kane is currently third in the NHL in points behind Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Connor McDavid of the Oilers.
In Kings promotional news, the Kings had a fundraiser on March 17 at the Simi Valley Iceoplex. The Los Angeles Kings Alumni played the Ventura County Fire Department with the proceeds going to the Ventura County Fire Department Widows, Orphans and Assistance Fund.
Get your tickets to see the Los Angeles Kings and the Chicago Blackhawks on March 30 at the Staples Center today!