LA Kings defenseman Alec Martinez and 10-year-old Kaitlyn Kikuchi are shown here in what is, arguably,
one of the very best photos from Tip A King 2015.
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Photo: Gretchen Kiker/Courtesy Los Angeles Kings
EL SEGUNDO AND LOS ANGELES, CA — On January 3, despite having suffered a very frustrating 7-6 overtime loss to the Nashville Predators
at Staples Center
in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Kings
had to quickly recover from the sting of that defeat so they could meet and have some fun with fans at Tip A King 2015
, held across the street at the LA Live
The Kings announced that the event has raised a record $300,000 (and they are still counting receipts) for the Kings Care Foundation.
Each year at Tip A King, players, coaches and broadcasters sign autographs and take photos with fans. But every year, something happens that stands out more than others, and this year’s event was no exception, thanks to defenseman Alec Martinez, a ten-year-old fan, and a photo of the two that has spread pretty widely on social media.
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