“Go Kings Go!”: Los Angeles Kings Keep Their Crown as NHL Star Scores Quadruple Crushing the Penguins

Published 02/12/2023, 6:08 AM EST

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After a thrilling NHL game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Los Angeles Kings fans could rest easy. As the Kings maintain their throne, right winger Adrian Kempe of the Kings scores a quadruple to put the finishing touches into a rout of the Penguins. Since Kings fans believe this fourth goal was for Kings’ former player Dustin Brown—who recently had his statue outside the Crypto.com Arena as a homage from Kings’ management—they went absolutely crazy in the comments section.

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Battle lines were drawn as early as the third minute of the first period when Kings forward Jaret Anderson-Dolan scored. Alex Iafallo added another goal for the Kings, and they finished the first period up 2–0. Pheonix Copley, the goaltender for the Kings, was thwarting the Pittsburgh Penguins’ shots, which exacerbated their difficulties. All of the spectators in the arena were rooting for the home team because of the Kings’ outstanding performance.

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Adrian Kempe, better known by his nickname, Juice, joined the Kings’ dominance in the second period as if the Penguins weren’t having enough trouble.

As the second period enters its third minute, Adrian Kempe puts his club up 3–0 with his first goal of the game. Juice adds another goal to his tally in a span of fewer than five minutes. In the 36th minute, Kempe scores his third goal of the game, giving his team a commanding 5–0 lead against the Penguins. At the conclusion of the second period, with Juice having scored a hat trick, the Penguins were hopelessly behind.

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The Penguins made a strong effort to score in the third period, but they were unable to do so because of the excellent play of the Kings’ defensemen and goaltender. They were going for a sweep and weren’t going to allow the Penguins to score even one goal. In the 56th minute, Juice added his fourth goal of the game, helping the Kings to a 6-0 victory against the Penguins.

Los Angeles united in celebrating the NHL star’s achievement

Adrian Kempe, who hails from Sweden, becomes the first player in the Kings franchise to score a quadruple in one NHL game. The LA fans were clearly impressed, as seen by the plethora of positive comments congratulating Juice on the highlights on the NHL’s official YouTube account.

This fan cheers Juice’s achievement, saying, “Way to go Kempe!”

A fan is happy with both the offensive and defensive play of the Kings, saying, “Kempe with the TKO..Copley with the  s/o KINGS WIN!”

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This fan is also just happy for the team, saying, “Go Kings Go!”

This comment left by a fan talks about the Penguins’ defense as it reads, “Penguins may have scorers but their goalies really suck at times!”

Another fan gets emotional as they say, “That is so fu-kin awesome on DUSTIN BROWNS NIGHT, I might fu-kin cry.”

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What do you think of this terrific performance by Juice? Let us know in the comment section.

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Rahul Goutam Hoom

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Rahul Goutam Hoom is a US Sports writer for EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his Master's in Mass Communication and Journalism from Birla Global University. Rahul does photography and gaming during his leisure hours and likes to watch anime.
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Jahnabi Choudhury

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