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The LA Kings Honor USA Gold Medal Hockey Team

Last night, the LA Kings celebrated the USA Women's Hockey Team returning to the States by honoring them pregame

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

On February 21st, the USA Women's Hockey Team had a dramatic gold medal finish in a shootout against Team Canada.

In order to honor these awesome ladies, the LA Kings hosted Team USA Women's Hockey at the game against [Las] Vegas Golden Knights.

Video: VGK@LAK: Women's National Team drops ceremonial puck

Tweet from @HilaryKnight: Hey @BaileyLAKings I���m comin for ya. pic.twitter.com/NZ8yeJxOD0

 

Tweet from @JocelyneUSA17: Thank you @LAKings for hosting Team USA tonight!! Excited to be on the west coast!! Oh and hi @justinhartley pic.twitter.com/paAOYaN0IF

You could say that fans were pretty excited to see them on the ice before the game to drop the puck and take part in the national anthem.

Tweet from @LauraJSilverman: Holy cow, look who showed up to the @LAKings game tonight!! #TeamUSA #womenshockey #Olympics2018 #OlympicGoldMedalists pic.twitter.com/CW7QbAaNIR

Tweet from @Jaso2K: Awesome! Got to see the Team USA Women���s Hockey team be honored tonight! Go @LAKings don���t let America down. pic.twitter.com/psLeBbl1Mm

 

Tweet from @KingWomp: Team USA casually walking by us at the @LAKings Game My heart stopped ���� pic.twitter.com/2xzTDkQDGh

... we freaked out, too.

And so did the LA Lions when they got to hang out with the team.

Tweet from @LAKings: The LA Lions had a special visit from the Women���s @usahockey Team tonight �� pic.twitter.com/OWsmZAK3RZ

Tweet from @LizHabib: Here���s what the #USWomensHockey team means to the @LALionsHockey girls! Capt. Meghan Duggan walks in to THIS!! #whatawelcome pic.twitter.com/P4OsKXqGk

Tweet from @LALionsHockey: These girls will never forget this! Thank you to US Women���s Olympic Team for the visit last night! Special thanks to these ladies for leading the cheer������ @AmandaKessel8 @HilaryKnight @KendallCoyne pic.twitter.com/UHSxKbDxOh

Overall, we'd say it was a pretty Gold Medal-worthy night.

Tweet from @usahockey: The U.S. Women's Team had fun showing off those #GOLD medals at @STAPLESCenter tonight. Thanks for having us, @LAKings! ���� pic.twitter.com/mkEdKHT7oJ

Tweet from @mduggan10: Wow, Los Angeles you rock. Thanks for welcoming us back to the US in style! ������ Pretty lucky to celebrate with @TheEllenShow and @LAKings. #TeamUSA

Tweet from @AmandaKessel8: Thank you to the @LAKings for the outstanding welcome and support! The support from America is overwhelming right now, thank you thank you, thank you! ����#proudtobeamerican pic.twitter.com/yn9uiRW5FF

Tweet from @moniquelam7: Thank you @LAKings for giving us one hell of a welcome home! And congrats on a big OTW!

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