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Top 5 Plays from LA Kings Players at 2019 IIHF World Championship

What did the three Kings players accomplish during the IIHF Worlds?

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

This year's IIHF World Championship included three LA Kings players: Ilya Kovalchuk , Adrian Kempe , and Alec Martinez.

While Kovalchuk wasadding to his already long international resume, Kempe and Martinez were both excited to get the invite back to play for their respective countries a second time.

Plus, Kempe was looking for back-to-back gold medals.

Instagram from @adriankempe: Tack till alla fans för bästa stödet nånsin & framförallt alla gubbar i laget. Bäst i världen 🇸

But what happened this year?
 

Check out the Kings Top 5 Plays of the IIHF World Championship:
 

5) Martinez Coming In Clutch with Assists

Watch: Youtube Video

Lookin' good in Red, White & Blue while doing it.
 

4) Kempe Scoring Swede Goals 

Tweet from @LAKings: .@adriankempe with a beauty for Team Sweden 😍 pic.twitter.com/TRacMlG7qE

... plus, his cellies.

Tweet from @LAKings: Oh how we've missed these celebrations, @adriankempe 😉 pic.twitter.com/QT3eAX7mdD

Sweden may not have won a medal, but Kempe's celebrations were pure gold.
 

3) Player of the Game x2

Tweet from @alex_faust: 👏🇺 @amartinez_27 #GKG pic.twitter.com/SBxSjMirdC

Tweet from @Kingsgifs: Adrian Kempe🇸 named Player of the Game for Team Sweden! Kempe with 1G, 1A, +2, 11:59 TOI in Sweden's 5-4 win over Latvia. #IIHFWorlds #SWELAT #LAKings pic.twitter.com/pdzwnRyBIy

Not bad, boys.
 

2) Kovalchuk Comes Up Big in Shootouts

Tweet from @Kingsgifs: Ilya Kovalchuk🇷 scores in the shootout!#RUSCZE #IIHFWorlds #LAKings pic.twitter.com/R3pL3FoEgB

It's almost like he's done this before.
 

1) Kovalchuk's New Hardware

Tweet from @IIHFHockey: Kovalchuk accepts the Bronze Trophy, and it gets passed down the line. @russiahockey #RUSCZE #IIHFWorlds pic.twitter.com/LWS7LSKy1C

Instagram from @ilyakovalchukofficial: Всем Огромное Спасибо за поддержку!!!🇷❤

Bronze ain't bad.

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