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LA Kings Honor Legend Lubomir Visnovsky

In the annual Legends Night series, the LA Kings honored Lubomir Visnovsky in a special pregame ceremony ahead of their matchup with the Arizona Coyotes

by LA Kings @LAKings /

In the fourth round of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft, the LA Kings selected Lubomir Visnovsky, a defenseman from Topolcany, Slovakia. 

He had a break-out rookie season and later went on to represent the Kings at the 2007 NHL All-Star Game. In Kings franchise history, he still ranks ranks top five in points, power-play goals and game-winning goals among defenseman. 

So, the Kings were thrilled to honor him in their annual Legends Night series. 

Tweet from @KingsMenPodcast: If you didn���t love Visnovsky as a member of the #LAKings there is something deeply wrong with you.

Tweet from @lakingsinsider: Visnovsky, to Nickson, on his favorite memories in Los Angeles: "I remember we beat the Detroit Red Wings..." ::immediate applause:: "Amazing memories, amazing atmosphere, and I never forget that."

Tweet from @FoxSportsWest: He may be living in Slovakia now, but Lubomir Visnovsky still knows how to get the crowd riled up!@LAKings | #GoKingsGo

Visnovsky played for four NHL teams, including the Kings, Edmonton Oilers, Anaheim Ducks and the New York Islanders. He also competed at the Olympic in four different occasions (1998, 2002, 2006 and 2010).

Video: ARI@LAK: Kings honor Visnovsky on Legends Night

The next Legends Night will be on February 14th, when the team honors former player and current staff member, Sean O'Donnell.

Be there! 
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