Los Angeles KingsOur resident LA Kings Vintage Video Historian, SpikeC20, has found probably the greatest NHL Trade Deadline-related video of all time. From March 5th, 1988 and featuring Rich Marotta

Let’s be clear on a few things here….

1) This was a good 5 months before Wayne Gretzky was traded to Los Angeles.

2) Paul Coffey AND Grant Fuhr did eventually become LA Kings.

Portrait Of Paul CoffeyLos Angeles Kings


3) The LA Kings actually had the ability to draft Ray Bourque at one point in their sad franchise history.

Check out some other Vintage Videos from SpikeC20.

The Royal Half has been a Los Angeles Kings fan since 1988 and a Half-Season Ticket Holder since 2002. He has seen the following goaltenders play in person for the Los Angeles Kings… Kelly Hrudey, Grant Fuhr, Byron Dafoe, Jamie Storr, Stephane Fiset, Felix Potvin, Cristobal Huet, Roman Cechmanek, Mathieu Garon, Adam Hauser, Jason LaBarbera, Barry Brust, Sean Burke, Dan Cloutier, Yutaka Fukufuji, Jean-Sebastien Aubin, Erik Ersberg, Jonathan Bernier, Jonathan Quick, Ben Scrivens and Martin Jones. You can follow The Royal Half on Twitter @TheRoyalHalf.