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1970–71 Los Angeles Kings · NHL
Division 5th West
1970–71 record 25–40–13
Goals for 239
Goals against 303
General Manager Larry Regan
Coach Larry Regan
Captain Larry Cahan
Team Leaders
Goals Mike Byers (27)
Assists Juha Widing (40)
Points Juha Widing (65)
Penalties in minutes Gilles Marotte (96)
Wins Denis DeJordy (18)
Goals against average Denis DeJordy (3.80)
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1969–70 1971–72

The 1970–71 Los Angeles Kings season was the franchise's 4th season in the National Hockey League. The Kings finished 5th in the West Division and did not qualify for the playoffs.

Off-season[edit | edit source]

Regular Season[edit | edit source]

Final Standings[edit | edit source]

West Division
GP W L T GF GA PTS
Chicago Black Hawks 78 49 20 9 277 184 107
St. Louis Blues 78 34 25 19 223 208 87
Philadelphia Flyers 78 28 33 17 207 225 73
Minnesota North Stars 78 28 34 16 191 223 72
Los Angeles Kings 78 25 40 13 239 303 63
Pittsburgh Penguins 78 21 37 20 221 240 62
California Golden Seals 78 20 53 5 199 320 45

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Note: W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, GF = Goals For, GA = Goals Against, Pts = Points
Teams that qualified for the playoffs are highlighted in bold.


Game Log[edit | edit source]

Regular Season Results
No. R Date Score Opponent Record
1 W October 9, 1970 3–1 @ Vancouver Canucks (1970–71) 1–0–0
2 L October 14, 1970 5–8 Boston Bruins (1970–71) 1–1–0
3 W October 17, 1970 6–1 California Golden Seals (1970–71) 2–1–0
5 W October 24, 1970 3–1 St. Louis Blues (1970–71) 4–1–0
6 L October 28, 1970 3–5 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1970–71) 4–2–0
7 L October 29, 1970 1–3 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1970–71) 4–3–0
8 L October 31, 1970 0–3 @ St. Louis Blues (1970–71) 4–4–0
9 W November 1, 1970 4–2 Buffalo Sabres (1970–71) 5–4–0
10 W November 4, 1970 3–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1970–71) 6–4–0
11 L November 7, 1970 2–6 New York Rangers (1970–71) 6–5–0
12 W November 10, 1970 5–1 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1970–71) 7–5–0
13 L November 11, 1970 1–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1970–71) 7–6–0
14 T November 15, 1970 4–4 Detroit Red Wings (1970–71) 7–6–1
15 L November 18, 1970 3–5 New York Rangers (1970–71) 7–7–1
16 L November 20, 1970 1–7 @ Vancouver Canucks (1970–71) 7–8–1
17 L November 21, 1970 1–3 Vancouver Canucks (1970–71) 7–9–1
18 W November 25, 1970 3–1 @ California Golden Seals (1970–71) 8–9–1
19 L November 28, 1970 2–3 Minnesota North Stars (1970–71) 8–10–1
20 L November 29, 1970 3–5 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1970–71) 8–11–1
21 L December 2, 1970 0–7 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1970–71) 8–12–1
22 T December 3, 1970 4–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1970–71) 8–12–2
23 T December 5, 1970 4–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1970–71) 8–12–3
24 T December 9, 1970 2–2 New York Rangers (1970–71) 8–12–4
25 L December 12, 1970 1–8 @ Montreal Canadiens (1970–71) 8–13–4
26 L December 13, 1970 0–4 @ New York Rangers (1970–71) 8–14–4
27 L December 16, 1970 4–6 @ Boston Bruins (1970–71) 8–15–4
28 L December 17, 1970 3–4 @ Buffalo Sabres (1970–71) 8–16–4
29 T December 19, 1970 2–2 Philadelphia Flyers (1970–71) 8–16–5
30 W December 20, 1970 7–2 Montreal Canadiens (1970–71) 9–16–5
31 L December 23, 1970 4–6 Chicago Black Hawks (1970–71) 9–17–5
32 W December 26, 1970 9–3 California Golden Seals (1970–71) 10–17–5
33 L December 30, 1970 1–4 Vancouver Canucks (1970–71) 10–18–5
34 T January 2, 1971 3–3 Minnesota North Stars (1970–71) 10–18–6
35 L January 3, 1971 3–7 St. Louis Blues (1970–71) 10–19–6
36 W January 6, 1971 4–2 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1970–71) 11–19–6
37 T January 7, 1971 5–5 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1970–71) 11–19–7
38 L January 9, 1971 0–1 @ Montreal Canadiens (1970–71) 11–20–7
39 T January 10, 1971 2–2 @ Buffalo Sabres (1970–71) 11–20–8
40 L January 13, 1971 2–4 @ Pittsburgh Penguins (1970–71) 11–21–8
41 L January 14, 1971 5–9 @ Boston Bruins (1970–71) 11–22–8
42 L January 16, 1971 1–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1970–71) 11–23–8
43 W January 17, 1971 4–1 @ Philadelphia Flyers (1970–71) 12–23–8
44 W January 21, 1971 4–2 Pittsburgh Penguins (1970–71) 13–23–8
45 W January 23, 1971 3–2 Toronto Maple Leafs (1970–71) 14–23–8
46 T January 27, 1971 3–3 Buffalo Sabres (1970–71) 14–23–9
47 T January 30, 1971 3–3 @ Detroit Red Wings (1970–71) 14–23–10
48 T January 31, 1971 2–2 @ New York Rangers (1970–71) 14–23–11
49 L February 3, 1971 3–7 @ Boston Bruins (1970–71) 14–24–11
50 L February 4, 1971 2–5 @ Buffalo Sabres (1970–71) 14–25–11
51 W February 6, 1971 6–3 Montreal Canadiens (1970–71) 15–25–11
52 W February 10, 1971 5–2 Detroit Red Wings (1970–71) 16–25–11
53 L February 13, 1971 1–8 @ Toronto Maple Leafs (1970–71) 16–26–11
54 L February 14, 1971 0–4 @ Detroit Red Wings (1970–71) 16–27–11
55 L February 17, 1971 0–4 Philadelphia Flyers (1970–71) 16–28–11
56 W February 20, 1971 5–4 Boston Bruins (1970–71) 17–28–11
57 L February 21, 1971 5–7 @ Chicago Black Hawks (1970–71) 17–29–11
58 L February 24, 1971 1–5 @ Minnesota North Stars (1970–71) 17–30–11
59 L February 25, 1971 3–5 Montreal Canadiens (1970–71) 17–31–11
60 L February 27, 1971 1–4 Chicago Black Hawks (1970–71) 17–32–11
61 W February 28, 1971 8–3 @ California Golden Seals (1970–71) 18–32–11
62 T March 3, 1971 3–3 Buffalo Sabres (1970–71) 18–32–12
63 L March 6, 1971 2–8 @ Montreal Canadiens (1970–71) 18–33–12
64 L March 7, 1971 2–4 @ New York Rangers (1970–71) 18–34–12
65 W March 9, 1971 4–0 @ St. Louis Blues (1970–71) 19–34–12
66 L March 11, 1971 2–7 Boston Bruins (1970–71) 19–35–12
67 W March 13, 1971 5–2 Detroit Red Wings (1970–71) 20–35–12
68 L March 16, 1971 2–7 Minnesota North Stars (1970–71) 20–36–12
69 W March 18, 1971 3–2 Chicago Black Hawks (1970–71) 21–36–12
70 W March 20, 1971 8–4 Pittsburgh Penguins (1970–71) 22–36–12
71 L March 21, 1971 2–5 @ California Golden Seals (1970–71) 22–37–12
72 L March 23, 1971 1–3 @ Minnesota North Stars (1970–71) 22–38–12
73 W March 25, 1971 5–3 Toronto Maple Leafs (1970–71) 23–38–12
74 L March 27, 1971 3–6 St. Louis Blues (1970–71) 23–39–12
75 L March 30, 1971 3–4 @ St. Louis Blues (1970–71) 23–40–12
76 T March 31, 1971 2–2 Vancouver Canucks (1970–71) 23–40–13
77 W April 3, 1971 6–4 California Golden Seals (1970–71) 24–40–13
78 W April 4, 1971 4–2 @ Vancouver Canucks (1970–71) 25–40–13

Playoffs[edit | edit source]

  • The Kings did not qualify for the post season.

Player Stats[edit | edit source]

Regular Season
Scoring
Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG SHG GWG
Widing, JuhaJuha Widing C 78 25 40 65 24 -11 5 0 4
Berry, BobBob Berry LW 77 25 38 63 52 -5 4 0 2
Lonsberry, RossRoss Lonsberry LW 76 25 28 53 80 -35 5 2 0
Byers, MikeMike Byers RW 72 27 18 45 14 -5 4 0 5
Pulford, BobBob Pulford LW 59 17 26 43 53 -15 6 1 2
Joyal, EddieEddie Joyal C 69 20 21 41 14 -10 3 0 1
Flett, BillBill Flett RW 64 13 24 37 57 -30 5 0 0
Marotte, GillesGilles Marotte D 78 6 27 33 96 -9 0 0 0
Robinson, DougDoug Robinson LW 61 15 13 28 8 -8 3 0 3
Backstrom, RalphRalph Backstrom C 33 14 13 27 8 -7 2 1 1
Labossiere, GordGord Labossiere C 45 11 10 21 16 -22 1 0 0
Price, NoelNoel Price D 62 1 19 20 29 -15 0 0 0
Ravlich, MattMatt Ravlich D 66 3 16 19 41 -14 0 0 1
Mickey, LarryLarry Mickey RW 65 6 12 18 46 -15 0 1 2
Grenier, LucienLucien Grenier RW 68 9 7 16 12 -1 1 1 1
Hoganson, DaleDale Hoganson D 70 4 10 14 52 -16 0 0 0
Cahan, LarryLarry Cahan D 67 3 11 14 45 -29 1 0 0
Curtis, PaulPaul Curtis D 64 1 13 14 82 -18 0 0 0
Howell, HarryHarry Howell D 18 3 8 11 4 1 1 0 0
Lemieux, RealReal Lemieux LW 43 3 6 9 22 -7 0 0 1
Goring, ButchButch Goring C 19 2 5 7 2 4 0 0 0
Shack, EddieEddie Shack LW 11 2 2 4 8 -3 0 0 1
Potvin, JeanJean Potvin D 4 1 3 4 2 5 0 0 0
McDonough, AlAl McDonough RW 6 2 1 3 0 2 0 0 1
Duff, DickDick Duff LW 7 1 0 1 0 -2 0 0 0
Stanfield, JimJim Stanfield C/RW 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
Norris, JackJack Norris G 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
DeJordy, DenisDenis DeJordy G 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Goaltending
Player MIN GP W L T GA GAA SO
DeJordy, DenisDenis DeJordy 3375 60 18 29 11 214 3.80 1
Norris, JackJack Norris 1305 25 7 11 2 85 3.91 0
Team: 4680 78 25 40 13 299 3.83 1

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Note: Pos = Position; GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; +/- = plus/minus; PIM = Penalty minutes; PPG = Power-play goals; SHG = Short-handed goals; GWG = Game-winning goals

MIN = Minutes played; W = Wins; L = Losses; T = Ties; GA = Goals-against; GAA = Goals-against average; SO = Shutouts

Awards and Records[edit | edit source]

  • The Kings did not win any awards this season.

Transactions[edit | edit source]

Draft Picks[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Standings: NHL Public Relations Department (2008). in Dave McCarthy et al: THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Official Guide & Record Book/2009. National Hockey League, 150. ISBN 978-1-894801-14-0. 
  2. 1970-71 Los Angeles Kings Statistics - Hockey-Reference.com. hockey-reference.com. Retrieved on 2009-07-14.

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