The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles. They are part of the National Hockey League (NHL) and compete in the Pacific division of the Western Conference. The Kings were founded in 1967 as part of the NHL's expansion. The team was one of the first hockey teams in Los Angeles and helped develop the sport's popularity in the region. In the 1970s, the Kings enjoyed success in the NHL, reaching two Stanley Cup Finals in the 1992-1993 and 2011-2012 seasons. They won their first Stanley Cup title in the 2011-2012 season, defeating the New Jersey Devils in a thrilling series.
The Kings enjoy a fan base faithful daredevils who pack Staples Center for home games. The atmosphere at Kings matches is often intense and engaging, as fans support the team passionately. Over the past few years, the Kings have had their ups and downs, but they continue to develop young talent and be a team to watch in the NHL. The Kings staff is committed to building a competitive team that can compete at a high level in the league. The Los Angeles Kings are an important part of the Los Angeles sports scene and continue to represent the city proudly in the NHL.