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What the Kings’ 2012 Stanley Cup Did For Me That the Red Sox’s 2004 World Series Didn’t… But How I Loved Both Anyway

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The Boston Red Sox and the Los Angeles Kings. Those were this writer’s two teams growing up. Yet, while the lineage of each organization was vastly different in many respects, they both had one thing in common: a painstakingly-long championship drought. Of course, if an ‘Understatement of the Year’ award ...

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Royal Reflections: Speaking with LA Kings Alum Alexei Zhitnik

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Original photo credit: Harry Scull Jr.

As the Los Angeles Kings entered the 1990’s, there was a palpable feeling that the club was about to turn a crucial corner in their history. Led by Wayne Gretzky, the Kings had a good balance of veteran leadership with Dave Taylor and Larry Robinson to offensive firepower from Luc ...

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