Over the past couple weeks, LA Kings fans have been watching re-aired games from the Kings 2012 and 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs.
Jarret Stoll sat down with Jonathan Quick, Matt Greene, and Justin Williams to reminisce on the 2014 series against the New York Rangers.
The trio has caught glimpses of the series over the past few weeks, reliving the moments with their family members and discussing with former teammates through group text message chains.
"Being able to point out to [my son] Bruce, 'These are all daddy's friends' - it's been cool and fun to watch," Greene said.
Quick's kids have bee a little less impressed, and are more eager to relive the experience again in real life.
"They'll tease me a little, say 'oh it was six or seven years ago' and they'll ask me when I'm playing in it again," Quick said. "So a little motivation from the kids."
The series had several memorable moments that the group will never forget, including a few overtime game-winners, and more unbelievable stops by Quick than we can count.
In game 1, Williams - who felt the Kings were the better of the two teams - scored his first-ever overtime goal.
"It went in and when I scored the goal, I turned around and I was like 'is it over?' because I'd never scored an overtime goal before," Williams said.
In game 3, Quick returned to his hometown to play in Madison Square Garden for the first time to face the team he'd grew up cheering for. He stood on his head and was sure to leave an impression on Rangers fans forever.
"I don't think you can really explain that," Williams said of his former netminder. "He was just to the next level."
The series was capped off in game 5 when defenseman Alec Martinez cleaned up a rebound from Henrik Lundqvist to defeat Rangers in double overtime and win the Stanley Cup on home ice.
"I felt the confidence," Williams said. "The next goal wins the Stanley Cup for us. That's the stuff you dream of in the driveway. Maybe it could be me, maybe it could be [Stoll], maybe it could be Greener, certainly probably couldn't have been Quickie. But I was sure it was going to be one of us."
The "extreme jubilation" that he and the team felt following that goal was briefly felt again for a moment this week as they watched themselves jump into a pile on the ice at STAPLES Center.
"The teammates from that team were unbelievable - the stories, the laughs," Greene said. "Everybody going through it together. Nobody complained. Lot of fun off the ice, tons of fun on [the ice]."