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This Is Us: Milo Ventimiglia's Flashback of Falling in Love with LA Kings

The actor tells the NHL how he fell in love with hockey after growing up in Los Angeles watching the Kings

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During the press tour for his upcoming movie Racing in the Rain, Milo Ventimiglia shared his love for hockey... and the LA Kings! 🏒

"I'm a longtime LA Kings fan - since I was kid," Ventimiglia said. "What the team was able to inspire in people - I just got really hooked."

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The actor, who grew up watching hockey in Los Angeles, became a fan during the Wayne Gretzky era. 

"What Wayne was doing was inspiring the next generation of athletes on the ice and I think that's the best thing an athlete can do, is inspire. That's what I try to do as an actor."

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