Todd Gurley attends first NHL game as Kings top Capitals

Los Angeles Rams running back Todd Gurley attended his first National Hockey League game on Thursday as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Washington Capitals 3-1 at the Staples Center. Gurley was very impressed with the professional hockey that he saw and really enjoyed the high level of energy within the game. 

Gurley had an outstanding 2017 National Football League season. He was the Associated Press National Football League offensive player of the year, attended the Pro Bowl and led the NFL with a career high 13 rushing touchdowns. Gurley also had 279 rushing attempts for 1305 yards, and 64 catches for 788 yards with six touchdown catches. There is no doubt that Gurley will be a top fantasy running back when the 2018 NFL season starts in September. 

The Gurley presence at the Staples Center came on the same day that the Rams made a blockbuster trade with the Denver Broncos. The Rams acquired star cornerback Aqib Talib from the Denver Broncos for a fifth round draft pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. 

The Kings meanwhile just might invite more Rams to their games. They had a strong game Thursday against one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference. Jeff Carter scored a goal and an assist, Trevor Lewis had the game winning goal and Jonathan Quick made 25 saves in Los Angeles's two goal win. 

The LA Kings next home game at the Staples Center is March 10 when they host the St. Louis Blues. For tickets, please click here.