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For those of you that just hopped on the Kings bandwagon, its about time you learned about some of the former players. One fan favorite from back in the day was Ian Laperriere. Known as “Lappy” to the fans, the Canadian right-winger played with the Kings from 1996-2004. Although Lappy was not much of a goal scorer or playmaker, the man could fight with the best of them. Standing at just 6’1, he was not the tallest guy on the ice, but feared no one. If the Kings were ever down and in need of a momentum boost (which was quite often back in the day), Lappy was ready to sacrifice himself for the team. In one game, I witnessed Laperriere try to fight someone that had just accidentally hit the Kings’ goalie. After the opposing player refused, Lappy went up to him and started fighting anyways, pulling off the players helmet, jersey, and one of his elbow pads. Laperriere also went on to play for the Avalanche, where he set the record for most fights in an Avalanche jersey. That same year, h...
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