While his goal-streak was snapped on Thursday evening, Andreas Athanasiou nonetheless made the LA Kings and their fanbase take notice.
A.A. scored goals in each of his first three games with the LA Kings, joining only Bill Lesuk and Wayne Gretzky as the only players to accomplish the franchise feat. Despite being unable to equal the latter’s record of four, Athanasiou has received deserved praise regardless.
His achievement has also brought up memories of other players who have had hot starts to their respective Kings tenures.
With that in mind, here is a list of the top 5 hottest starts to an LA Kings career: