Your 1993 Los Angeles Kings

This was the line-up for the Los Angeles Kings the last (and only other) time the Kings were in the Conference Finals:

Tomas Sandstrom
Jari Kurri
Luc Robitaille
Jimmy Carson
Gary Shuchuk
Mike Donnelly
Corey Millen
Tony Granato
Warren Rychel
Pat Conacher
Dave Taylor
(Lonnie Loach)
(Jim Thomson)
(Marc Potvin)
Alex Zhitnik
Tim Watters
Marty McSorley
Charlie Huddy
Darryl Sydor
(Mark Hardy)

Kelly Hrudey
Robb Stauber
Barry Melrose (coach)
Cap Raeder (asst. coach)
Nick Beverley (GM)

Having typed out the roster, I am really enjoying just staring at it. Over the next several entries, we’ll compare these guys to the current team.


  7 comments for “Your 1993 Los Angeles Kings

  1. Garrett79
    May 8, 2012 at 12:49 AM

    Where’s Rick Knickle?

    • May 8, 2012 at 2:04 AM

      I only included players who appeared in the playoffs. 

  2. Nut
    May 8, 2012 at 7:15 AM

    Blake-Zhitnik (*swoon)

    May 8, 2012 at 8:10 AM

    Now I’m dredging up old feelings. They shoulda fuckin won it.  If (IF) the Kings make super-happy-time this year, Montreal can thank us for lifting the ‘curse of the curve’ call. Then, in a perfect world, we’ll meet ‘em next year and repeat at their expense. Only then will they be allowed to win it again.

  4. USHA#17
    May 8, 2012 at 8:46 AM

    Memory is a funny thing, I always thought Steve Kasper (at the time the ugliest man in hockey and the best in the circle) was part of that team.

    • May 8, 2012 at 9:33 AM

      Kasper and Duchesne were traded in the ’91 off-season for Jeff Chychrun and the rights to Jari Kurri. See “Philly West ” link under “Forum+” above.

  5. May 8, 2012 at 9:17 AM

    Ah, sweet memories of watching them win Game 2 live at MLG, (and then nearly getting killed while being the only person cheering for the Kings in Game 7 during a house party).

    Also: this was a pretty awesome team in NHL 94, especially once you moved Marty McSorley off the first defence pair.

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