Kings again

Scher, Jon
November 1992
Sports Illustrated;11/30/92, Vol. 77 Issue 23, p43
Looks at the Los Angeles professional hockey team. Loss of star Wayne Gretzky; Written off by most experts; Rejuvenated center Jari Kurri; Optimism expressed by coach Barry Melrose; Assets provided by All-Star Luc Robitaille and veteran Tomas Sandstrom; Injury sustained by Sandstrom; Off-season training; Accolades for coach Melrose from team members; Brief profile of Melrose; His $1.2 million contract; High team performance despite loss of Gretzky; Gretzky's hopes for return.


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