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KINGS NHL ALL-STAR GAME HISTORY
Hosts | MVPs | Coaches | Participants | Starters | All-Star Stats | YoungStars | Photo Gallery
 
ALL-STAR GAMES HOSTED
DATE/LOCATION KINGS PARTICIPANTS RESULT/MVP
Feb. 10, 1981
Great Western Forum
Marcel Dionne, Mario Lessard, Charlie Simmer, Dave Taylor and Trainer Pete Demers
Campbell 4,
Wales 1
Mike Liut
33rd NHL ALL-STAR GAME | VIDEO
Hometown Kings' fans received a royal bonus when their high-scoring "Triple Crown Line" of Marcel Dionne, Charlie Simmer and Dave Taylor formed one of the Wale's offensive trios. None of them scored in the game. Bill Barber notched a short-handed goal, the game-winning tally, and an assist, and Mike Liut turned aside 25 shots in over 31 minutes of work to lead the Campbell squad to its first win in six tries since the conference format went into effect in 1974-75. Liut's shutout performance earned him the game's MVP honors. Wayne Gretzky recorded his first All-Star point with an assist on Behn Wilson's goal in the third period....more | Watch the Game

DATE/LOCATION KINGS PARTICIPANTS RESULT/MVP
Feb. 2, 2002
STAPLES Center
Jaroslav Modry, Ziggy Palffy World 8,
North America 5
Eric Daze
  
52ND NHL ALL-STAR GAME | PHOTOS | VIDEO
Highlighted by Mario Lemieux's 13th career goal which tied Wayne Gretzky for the most goals scored in NHL All-Star competition. Three players put forth three-point performances in the game: North America forwards Eric Daze (2-1=3), Vincent Damphousse (1-2=3) and the World's Markus Naslund (2-1=3). Daze, who was appearing in his first All-Star Game, was named the game's MVP, becoming the first Chicago Blackhawks player to receive the honor since Hall of Famer Bobby Hull in 1971...more | Watch the Game
YOUNGSTARS GAME: TEAM MELROSE 13, TEAM FOX 7 | PHOTOS
Team Melrose overcame an early, 3-1 deficit by scoring seven-straight goals and eventually defeated Team Fox by a score of 13-7. Ilya Kovalchuk had seven goals for Team Melrose in the inaugural YoungStars Game. Kovalchuk had three goals in the first period and two goals in each of the last two periods in an impressive display of his offensive talents. Backstopping Team Melrose to the win was Roberto Luongo with 37 saves. Leading the way for Team Fox was Mike Comrie with three goals and one assists...more
ENTERTAIMENT | PHOTOS
Grammy-nominated recording artist Jewel performed an a cappella version of the U.S. National Anthem prior to the start of the game and also performed her hit-single “Standing Still” during the second intermission. Five For Fighting, featuring John Ondrasik, performed its Grammy-nominated hit single “Superman (It’s Not Easy)” during the first intermission. STAPLES Center also hosted the 2002 All-Star Celebrity Challenge with stars such as Tim Robbins, Cuba Gooding Jr., wrestler Chris Jericho and much more participating, raising funds to benefit Childrens Hospital Los Angeles.
ALL-STAR GAME MVPS
1989 All-Star MVP
DATE/LOCATION RESULT/MVP
1989
Edmonton
Wayne Gretzky, scored 1-2=3 in Campbell Conference 9-5 win.
40TH NHL ALL-STAR GAME
Known as Homecoming: Gretzky's Return, the 40th NHL All-Star Game saw Gretzky's return to Edmonton's Northlands Coliseum in 1989 for his first All-Star Game as a Los Angeles King. He punctuated the appearance with a goal and two assists, winning his second All-Star MVP award, in a Campbell Conference 9-5 victory...more
ALL-STAR GAME COACHES
Barry Melrose
DATE/LOCATION RESULT
1994
New York, MSG
Eastern Conference 9, Western Conference 8
45TH NHL ALL-STAR GAME
On Jan. 22, 1994, rookie Alexei Yashin scored with 3:42 left in the third period to lift the East to a 9-8 win. The East trailed, 8-6 midway through the third period, but Joe Sakic and Bob Kudelski scored to tie the game. Mike Richter stopped 19-of-21 to win the MVP...more
ALL-STAR GAME PARTICIPANTS | PHOTO GALLERY
DATE HOST PLAYER(S)/STATS
1968 Toronto Terry Sawchuk (20:00, 16 saves), Eddie Joyal (DNP) [0]
1969 Montreal Bill White (0-0=0)
1970 St. Louis Bill White (0-0=0)
1971 Boston Bill Flett (0-1=1)
1972 Minnesota Ross Lonsberry (0-0=0)
1973 New York, MSG Bob Berry (0-0=0), Terry Harper (1-0=1), Giles Marotte (0-0=0), Rogi Vachon (30:02 minutes)
1974 Chicago Bob Berry (1-0=1)
1975 Montreal Terry Harper (0-0=0), Bob Murdoch (0-1=0), Rogie Vachon (30:39)[$]
1976 Philadelphia Marcel Dionne (1-0=1, Game winner)
1977 Vancouver Marcel Dionne (0-2-2), Trainer Peter Demers
1978 Buffalo Marcel Dionne (1-0=1), Rogie Vachon (34:29)
1979 Challenge Cup* Marcel Dionne
1980 Detroit Marcel Dionne (0-1=1), Butch Goring[1](0-1=1), Mike Murphy[2](0-0=0)
1981 Los Angeles Marcel Dionne (0-0=0), Mario Lessard (28:17), Charlie Simmer (0-0=0), Dave Taylor (0-0=0), Trainer Pete Demers
1982 Washington Dave Taylor (0-0=0)
1983 Long Island Marcel Dionne (0-1=1)
1984 New Jersey Berni Nicholls[3](0-0=0), Charlie Simmer[4](0-1=1)
1985 Calgary Marcel Dionne (0-0=0)
1986 Hartford Dave Taylor (0-0=0)
1987 Rendez-Vous '87** None
1988 St. Louis Luc Robitaille [$](2-1=3)
1989 Edmonton Steve Duchesne [$](0-2=2), Wayne Gretzky ([$]1-2=3, MVP), Bernie Nicholls (0-0=0), Luc Robitaille [$](1-1=2)
1990 Pittsburgh Steve Duchesne (0-0=0), Wayne Gretzky [$](0-0=0), Bernie Nicholls (0-1=1), Luc Robitaille [$](2-0=2)
1991 Chicago Wayne Gretzky [$](1-0=1), Luc Robitaille [$](0-0=0),
Tomas Sandstrom (0-1=1)
1992 Philadelphia Wayne Gretzky[$] (1-2=3), Luc Robitaille [$](0-4=4),
Larry Robinson^ (0-1=1)
1993 Montreal Wayne Gretzky (0-0=0), Jarri Kurri (0-1=1), Luc Robitaille (0-0=0), Trainer Pete Demers
1994 New York, MSG Rob Blake (0-0=0), Wayne Gretzky[$] (0-2=2), Dave Taylor (0-1=1)
1995 DNP Lockout
1996 Boston Wayne Gretzky [$](0-0=0)
1997 San Jose Dmitri Khristich[5](0-0=0)
1998 Vancouver None
1999 Tampa Bay Rob Blake (0-0=0), Mattias Norstrom (0-0=0), Luc Robitaille (1-1=2)
2000 Toronto Rob Blake[$](0-0=0)
2001 Colorado Rob Blake (0-1=1), Ziggy Palffy (0-1=1), Luc Robitaille (2-0=2)
2002 Los Angeles Jaroslav Modry (0-0=0), Ziggy Palffy (0-0=0), Trainer Pete Demers
2003 Florida Mathieu Schneider (0-2=0)
2004 Minnesota Mattias Norstrom[6](0-0=0)
2005 DNP Lockout
2006 DNP Olympics
2007 Dallas Lubomir Visnovsky (1-1=2)
2008 Atlanta Anze Kopitar (0-0=0)
2009 Montreal Dustin Brown (0-1=1)
2010 DNP Olympics
2011 Carolina Anze Kopitar
ALL-STAR GAME STARTERS (13) since 1986
Wayne Gretzky (6)
Luc Robitaille (5)
Rob Blake (1)
Steve Duchesne (1)
KINGS ALL-TIME ALL-STAR SKATER STATISTICS
PLAYER STATS
AS YEARS (as a King)
Berry
1-0=1
1973, 74
Blake
0-1=1
1994, 99, 00, 01
Brown
0-1=1
2009
Dionne
2-4=6, 1 GWG
1976, 77, 78, 80, 81, 83, 85
Duchesne
0-2=2
1989, 90
Flett
0-1=1,
1971
Goring
0-1=1
1980
Gretzky
3-6=9
1989, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 96
Harper
1-0=1
1973, 75
Khristich
0-0=0
1997
Kopitar
0-0=0
2008
Kurri
0-1=1
1993
Lonsberry
0-0=0
1972
Marotte
0-0=0
1973
Modry
0-0=0
2002
Murdoch
0-1=0
1975
Murphy
0-0=0
1980
Nichols
0-1=1
1984, 89, 90
Norstrom
0-0=0
1999, 04
Palffy
0-1=1
2001, 02
Robinson
0-1=1
1992
Robitaille
8-7=15
1988, 89, 90, 91, 92, 99, 01
Sandstrom
0-1=1
1991
Schneider
0-2=2
2003
Simmer
0-1-1
1981, 84
Taylor
0-1=1
1981, 82, 86, 94
Visnovsky
1-1=2
2007
White
0-0=0
1969, 70
ALL-STAR RECORDS
Gretzky
Most Goals, Career (13)
18 games played overall, three goals in seven games with Kings.
Gretzky
Most Points, Career (25)
(13-12-25), in 18 games.
3-6=9 in seven games with Kings.
KINGS ALL-TIME ALL-STAR GOALIE STATISTICS
GOALTENDER
GP
GS
W-L-T
GA
GAA
YEARS
Lessard, Mario
1
0
0-0-0
2
4.29
1981
Sawchuk, Terry
1
0
0-1-0
2
6.00
1968
Vachon, Rogie
3
1
2-1-0
5
3.16
1973,75,78
YOUNGSTARS
DATE HOST PLAYER(S)/STATS
2002 Los Angeles None; Jim Fox & Barry Melrose coaches
2003 Florida Alexander Frolov (0-0=0)
2004 Minnesota None
2005 DNP Lockout
2006 DNP Olympics
2007 Dallas Anze Kopitar (2-3=5)
2008 Atlanta Jack Johnson (0-0=0)
2009 Montreal Erik Ersberg[7], Drew Doughty (1-1=2), Luc Robitaille coach
YOUNGSTARS RECORDS
Kopitar Most Assists one period (2) YoungStars West, third period, 2007

$ Denotes Kings who were on the starting roster for that year's All-Star Game.

*In 1979, the Challenge Cup - a series between the Soviet Union and Team NHL - replaced the All-Star Game.

**In 1987, Rendez-Vous '87 - two games between the Soviet Union and Team NHL - replaced the All-Star Game.

^ Since 1991, the Commissioner has occasionally requested accomplished senior players to participate in the NHL All-Star Game. In 1992, Kings Defenseman Larry Robinson was selected by the Commissioner becoming the seventh oldest player to ever participate in an All-Star Game. (DOB: June 2, 1951; was 40 years, 7 months, 16 days at time of game).


[0] In 1968, Eddie Joyal was selected but did not play in the game.
[1] In 1980, Butch Goring replaced an injured Charlie Simmer.
[2] In 1980, Mike Murphy replaced an injured Dave Taylor.
[3] In 1984, Bernie Nicholls replaced an injured Marcel Dionne.
[4] In 1984, Charlie Simmer replaced an injured Jari Kurri.
[5] In 1997, Dmitri Khristich replaced an injured Rob Blake.
[6] In 2004, Mattias Norstrom replaced an injured Ziggy Palffy.

[7] In 2009, Montreal goaltender Carey Price replaced an injured Erik Ersberg in the YoungStars game.