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Frozen Fury is an annual pre-season ice hockey game between the Los Angeles Kings the and Colorado Avalanche of the National Hockey League (NHL), held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. On two occasions, the Kings faced different teams instead of the Avalanche, once each against the Phoenix Coyotes and the San Jose Sharks. [1][2][3]

The first game to be played in Las Vegas was also the first outdoor game in the league's history: 14,000 fans came to a rink set up outside Caesars Palace to see the Kings defeat the New York Rangers 5-2 on September 28, 1991. In a twist of irony, the air temperature was 85°F during the game. The game served as a predecessor to both the Frozen Fury series (which was played indoors) and the NHL Winter Classic, the annual regular season game held on New Year's Day that began in 2008.

The games Edit

Frozen Fury I (1997) Edit

Scoring summary
Period Team Goal Assist(s) Time Score
1st COL Josef Marha Brent Severyn, Eric Messier 13:13 1–0 COL
2nd LAK Roman Vopat (PP) Brad Smyth 2:06 1–1
COL Eric Messier Jari Kurri, Joe Sakic 14:51 2–1 COL
3rd LAK Olli Jokinen (PP) Luc Robitaille, Ray Ferraro 4:12 2–2
LAK Craig Johnson Rob Blake 12:27 3–2 LAK
COL Joe Sakic Peter Forsberg, Claude Lemieux 19:20 3–3
OT LAK Donald MacLean Doug Zmolek, Jan Vopat 2:51 4–3 LAK

Frozen Fury II (1998) Edit

Frozen Fury III (1999) Edit

Frozen Fury IV (2000) Edit

Frozen Fury V (2001) Edit

Frozen Fury VI (2002) Edit

Frozen Fury VII (2003) Edit

Frozen Fury VIII (2005) Edit

Frozen Fury IX (2006) Edit

Frozen Fury X (2007) Edit

Frozen Fury XI (2008) Edit

Frozen Fury XII (2009) Edit

Frozen Fury XIII (2010) Edit

Records Edit

Team Games Wins Losses Win %
Los Angeles Kings 14 10 4 .714
Colorado Avalanche 12 4 8 .333
Phoenix Coyotes 1 0 1 .000
San Jose Sharks 1 0 1 .000

References Edit

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