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Tweets of the Game: Couldn't Tame the Flames

Let's all pretend this game was just an April Fools' Day prank, ok?

by LA Kings @LAKings / LAKings.com

The LA Kings celebrated two huge milestones on Monday night as they prepared to face the Calgary Flames. 

Tweet from @CarterScores: Kopitar���s 1,000th game - honoring Brown for playing the most games as a King and my last Kings game this season! Let���s make it a good one, boys! #lakings #gkg #gokingsgo #flames��� https://t.co/8rJSkJgErH

Fans arrived early to catch all of the pregame action.

Tweet from @Rena_momofboys: @LAKings date night with my oldest son, so happy to share are first hockey 🏒 game together! #GoKingsGo #momsongoals #momnsondatenight #LAKings pic.twitter.com/kSuUTlqaff

Tweet from @nmadala: Flames v. Kings. Go @LAKings pic.twitter.com/fiaLzBupYV

Dustin Brown was formally recognized as the King of Kings.
And Dave Tayler passed the torch as franchise leader in games played to Brown.

Tweet from @kindlejo_jo: Dave Taylor honoring Dustin Brown fills my @LAKings loving heart!#GoKingsGo

Tweet from @tori003: ������������ @LAKings pic.twitter.com/DzPvWsqwjK

Tweet from @LAKingsForWomen: @DustinBrown23 congrats! What beautiful children! ������🍻 @LAKings

Another big milestone that happened that night:
Anze Kopitar played in his 1,000 game!

Tweet from @LAKings: All smiles going into his 1,000th NHL game! #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/H0lGyIdzWd

Tweet from @Patrick_ONeal: Congrats @AnzeKopitar on 1000 games. Honor to watch you play and to have seen what you accomplished with @LAKings 🏆 🏆 - more to comeCan���t spell Slovenia without Love. #SelkeSmooth

Even the Kopitar Life-Size Bobblehead cannot contain his enthusiasm!

Tweet from @SweetieDevon: #gokingsgo #anze1000 So excited to support the amazing @AnzeKopitar on his 1000th #nhl game! #anzekopitar @LAKings @GustlTweets @bigrawdawg pic.twitter.com/cooZFDYlvu

It was a great time to be a Kings fan.
(This was before the third period, ok?)

Tweet from @jimmyboyt: Congrats to @DustinBrown23 and @AnzeKopitar tonight!! Two (of many) reasons I love the @LAKings #GoKingsGo

Puck drops, and the Flames are immediately on the board.

Tweet from @KingsRealmPod: Calgary scores first... sweet April Fools joke, guys! #LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/b6zttn8Eg0

Kyle Clifford buries a great pass from Ilya Kovalchuk to even the score!

Video: CGY@LAK: Clifford beats Rittich on glove side

Tweet from @mctclover: Cliffy! Ties it up! #GoKingsGo #GoKingsGo #GoKingsGo

Tweet from @hockeyoveryou: KYLE THE BEAST CLIFFFFFFORD 🚨#LAKings ������| #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/FekiKjmlK6

The Flames can't let us have nice things and quickly regains the lead.

Tweet from @hockeyoveryou: Flames 2#LAKings ������| #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/Izr3amjwAz

Brown keeps his celebration going by finshing a pass from Doughty to tie the game!

Video: CGY@LAK: Doughty connects with Brown to tie game

Tweet from @fayzan_shahab: that was beautiful @LAKings

Tweet from @ArtMartinezz: Ladies and gentlemen, Mr. Brown himself w the goal to tie it up ! #GoKingsGo

Tweet from @Skewlgal: Brownie with a nice goal on his special night! #lakings @LAKings #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/xKj7Ol7a1m

Tweet from @CarlyBri_eh: Brownieeeeeee #gokingsgo pic.twitter.com/bS8Ab7mbL9

Live your best life.

Tweet from @martini__shot: ������������������🏒🎉 BROWNIE SCORES!!! ������������������🏒🎉 Standing up and singing the ���Hey��� song in my living room - and I don���t have to sit back down :) - #GOKINGSGO

Flames are up 3-1 at the end of the second, but things took a turn for the worst in the third.
Long story short:

Tweet from @NanaVonSuzyQ: What the heck!!!! I walked away for a bit score was 2-3 and I come back to the @LAKings being 5-2 pic.twitter.com/XOAKawmV3J

Tweet from @eringofinnegan: #GoKingsGo pic.twitter.com/UffpAFoa9Z

Tweet from @johnondrasik: The @lakings not expected to return tonight due to upper body injury.

Tweet from @CochraneComando: @NHLFlames @LAKings pic.twitter.com/IhkZsnQfKb

Tweet from @TheBigDisco: Anyone have a white flag they can wave at Staples? Can you help out @LAKings?

The Kings look to bounce back tonight as they face the Arizona Coyotes. 
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