Do you still want more Lappy in your life?

There’s no denying Ian Laperriere was one of the most popular players in Kings history and remains beloved by fans even now.

Earlier today he was honored by the team in a pre-game ceremony (watch here). But, just take a look at a few of his stats and achievements:

– Played 15 full seasons in the NHL with the Kings Blues, Rangers, Avalanche and Flyers, and nine of those seasons were spent in Los Angeles.

– Recorded 336 points (121 goals, 215 assists) and 1,956 penalty minutes overall in 1,083 career regular season NHL games. He also appeared in 67 career playoff games.

– Had 165 points with the Kings (61 goals, 104 assists) and 1,017 penalty minutes in 595 games. He also appeared in 28 playoff games with LA.

– Fifth all-time in Kings history in penalty minutes (one of five Kings to have more than 1,000 PIM).

– Led the Kings in penalty minutes three times (1999-00, 2001-02 and 2002-03).

– Served as an alternate captain during his tenure with the Kings.

– Awards: Voted the Kings Best Defensive Player three times (1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99), Voted the Kings Most Popular Player three times (1999-00, 2000-01, 2002-03), Voted the Kings Most Inspirational Player three times (1996-97, 2000-01, 2002-03), Won Kings Community Service Award in 2003-04.

He’s also appeared on MayorsManor dozens of times since leaving Los Angeles, providing his unique brand of straight-forward insight. Here’s a small sample:

Laperriere and Norstrom on Kings winning the Stanley Cup

Laperriere on Richards vs Pronger in Philadelphia

Laperriere on Sean Avery

Mike Richards reacts to recent praise from Laperriere

Laperriere on Jeff Carter

Richards says ‘Laperriere guided me in the right direction’

This week’s MayorsManor show with Laperriere – talking the 2013 season, the Kings honoring him, being a movie star and much more

Note to webmasters/reporters: When recapping news or interviews from this site please include a link to www.MayorsManor.com

Recent Articles

NHL RADIO REPLAY: Mayor’s Minutes – All the Latest LA Kings News

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Mayor’s Minutes on NHL Network Radio, where John Hoven joined host Jim ‘Boomer’ Gordon to discuss all things Los Angeles.
Today’s radio segment can be heard using the player below or download any of our audio files for free on the MayorsManor iTunes page located here.

TSN REPLAY: Hoven Breaks Down LA Kings Draft and Roster Options

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of John Hoven on TSN Radio, where he joined host Kevin Olszewski to discuss several LA Kings related topics – including what’s next for AHL Ontario, prospects being considered for the No. 2 selection in the NHL Draft, and which players are on the bubble for the 2020-21 roster.
This […]

NHL Radio Replay: Hoven on Draft Lottery, Kings Plans, and Roster Notes

Follow @mayorNHL
Enjoy a free replay of this week’s Hot Stove, where John Hoven joined hosts David Pagnotta, Dennis Bernstein, and Ryan Paton to break down what happened at the 2020 Draft Lottery, what’s next for the LA Kings, who will the pick, will he play in the NHL next season, the team’s top prospects, and […]

Major News Items

2020 NHL Draft Preview: Quinton Byfield, OHL Forward

One of Dean Lombardi’s most impactful picks came in the form of Drew Doughty at second overall. Twelve years later, the Kings would benefit if the lottery provided the same courtesy. According to Tankathon, Los … [Read More...]

More Prospect News

About John Hoven

John Hoven is a member of the of the Professional Hockey Writers Association and co-hosts Kings of the Podcast. He is also the founder and editor of MayorsManor.com, which has been named Best Sports Blog in Los Angeles by LA Weekly and Hockey Blog of the Year by Yahoo Sports. Click "ABOUT OUR TEAM" above for a full bio.