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05/06/1967 Ice hockey team Los Angeles Kings is founded

The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles. They are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference of the NHL. The team was founded after Jack Kent Cooke was awarded an NHL expansion franchise for Los Angeles in 1966, becoming one of the six teams that began play as part of the 1967 NHL expansion.


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