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Keepers of the Cup: Los Angeles Kings celebrate 2nd Stanley Cup title, look forward to more

Saturday, 06.14.2014 / 5:55 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Keepers of the Cup: Los Angeles Kings celebrate 2nd Stanley Cup title, look forward to more

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Drew Doughty never hesitates to say what the rest of the Los Angeles Kings are only thinking, and the star defenceman's mind was already on a third Stanley Cup title while his teammates celebrated their second on the ice behind him.

Doughty said the Kings were "going to want to win it again" Friday night after the Kings' double-overtime, Cup-winning victory over the New York Rangers.

With two NHL championships in three years, the Kings are building a hockey dynasty in an unlikely place. Hollywood's team is hardly the most glamorous in the league, but the Kings' commitment to hard work, team defence and playoff excellence puts them in position to contend for years to come.

The Kings have only three unrestricted free agents, including late-season acquisition Marian Gaborik.

Quote of the Day

You know what? We've played in some pretty special buildings along this playoff run so far. You start in Detroit, you go to Montreal, you come here … I think it's the first team to beat three Original Six teams to get to the Final if I'm not mistaken. That says how tough the road has been. Those are tough places to win.

— Lightning forward Steven Stamkos after Game 7 win vs. Rangers on Friday in New York