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Q & A With Eric Lacroix

by Melody Huskey / Los Angeles Kings caught up with former Kings left wing Eric Lacroix to continue the "Six Questions" series.

Eric Lacroix played 472 games for the Kings.

During his 8-year NHL career, Lacroix played three seasons with the Kings during two different stints, from 1994-96 and a portion the 1998-99 season. While on the team Lacroix scored 137 points (67-70=137) in 472 games. During the 1998-99 season, Lacroix played for Colorado Avalanche, Kings and New York Rangers over the course of a few months. The son of Avalanche President Pierre Lacroix, Eric Lacroix was named Colorado's Director of Player Operations on June 3, 2009. What is your favorite moment from your time on the Kings?

Lacroix: Scoring my first NHL goal against the Edmonton Oilers. What was the best perk of playing hockey in Los Angeles?

Lacroix: Playing in front of some of the best, most loyal fans in the game. If you could go back and change something about your career, what would it be?

Lacroix: Sometimes you get caught up in the moment and you don't fully appreciate what it is like to play in the NHL. If you could play on a line with a member of the Kings, past or present roster, who would it be and why?

Lacroix: I was fortunate enough to play with Gretzky back then and my answer would have to stay at that. What is one sentence that describes your time on the Kings?  

Lacroix: Great years of my career and most importantly great friends, on and off the ice.

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