June 8, 2012 7:00 pm

Evening reading (Kings first goal), viewing

The Ottawa Citizen this week did a great piece on Brian Kilrea, who scored the first goal in Kings history, on Oct. 14, 1967, against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Long Beach Arena. Kilrea, now 77 years old, retired last year after 33 years as the coach, and later general manager, of the junior-level Ottawa 67s. (Incidentally, Kilrea was Jim Fox’s coach in Ottawa in the late 1970s.) Kilrea shared his thoughts on the original Kings and this season’s Kings…

Kilrea started Kings’ long journey to glory

Also, the latest installment of Colin Fraser’s “diary” for NHL.com can be found by clicking here.

Finally, Kings governor Tim Leiweke was a guest on commissioner Gary Bettman’s TV/radio show this week. Click below for the video of the interview…

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