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Tweets of the Game: Opening Night

It was an eventful evening as the team honored employee Christiana Duarte and the victims of the tragic events in Las Vegas, while celebrating our community and the return of the game we all love

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The season opened with a heavy heart, as the LA Kings honored employee Christiana Duarte and the many other Las Vegas victims. The building flooded with emotions as the crowd sent their thoughts and prayers in moment of silence. 

Tweet from @LAKings: Tonight���s for you, Chrissy. ��

Tweet from @BrookeWagnerTV: A TOUCHING TRIBUTE. @LAKings #ChristianaDuarte #LasVegas

Tweet from @CBSLARachel: The @LAKings honored the victims/heroes of the #LasVegasShooting, including a member of their family, Christiana Duarte. #KCAL9 10pm #CBSLA

Embed - Twitter: Tweet from @djbling: Cried my eyes out during the @LAKings opening honoring the victims of the Vegas tragedy including Kings own Christiana Duarte ���� #LAKings

In a bittersweet night, fans were excited to get the puck dropped. 

Embed - Twitter: Tweet from @FilmGirl_24: Waiting anxiously for my @LAKings

Embed - Twitter: Tweet from @miss_best: It���s the most wonderful time of the year! #hockeyseason #GKG #iceicebaby @LAKings �������������������

Embed - Twitter: Tweet from @Surfdudeken03: Oh boy! It's @LAKings hockey season! @Surfin_Son (2 weeks old today) & I are ready! #GoKingsGo

The pre-game entertainment kicked off with the debut of STAPLES Center's fancy new light show, and of course, the yearly pre-game pump up video. And we even had a new Twitter Emoji to debut! Can you say #GoKingsGo? 

Embed - Twitter: Tweet from @bjmisevich: How great does Tom Petty sound on the hockey organ at the @LAKings game. I hope @vinceypoo is there boozing it up.

Embed - Twitter: Tweet from @kimberlyrgreen: That opening. ��@LAKings #GOKINGSGO

Embed - Twitter: Tweet from @TVMoody: Digging the new lights! @LAKings

We're still working out a few kinks on the ice:

Tweet from @davegisaac: Big collision as Jake Muzzin and Adrian Kempe run into each other at near full speed.

Tweet from @CLowetweets: ������ Im sorry but did we just collide right into each other, lol #lakings #gkg they bounced off each other! #nhl

Finally in the 2nd, Trevor Lewis buries it home in the FIRST GOAL OF THE SEASON!

Tweet from @aussiemily: Trevor Lewis. #LAKings goal leader.

Toffoli makes it 2!


Tweet from @HankTimeSports: Trevor Lewis, Tyler Toffoli score goals, Jonathan Quick records a shutout in goal for the Kings who win opener over Flyers 2-0. #NHLFaceOff

Tweet from @LAKings: tfw the LA Kings are undefeated

Tune in on Saturday, October 7th when the LA Kings take on the San Jose Sharks on the road. 

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