Originally written on The Sin Bin Sports Blog  |  Last updated 10/23/14
Having a championship team win in back-to-back seasons is a difficult feat. Doing so in the NHL is even harder. The last time a team was able to defend their Championship was in 1997 and 1998 when the Detroit Red Wings won the Stanley Cup in consecutive seasons.So now comes the question will the Los Angeles Kings, the 2012 Stanley Cup champions, be able to fend off the rest of the NHL and repeat in 2013?One has to think they have a very good chance when looking at the roster that will dawn Kings sweaters next season. The Kings were able to bring back the entire roster that carried them to a 16-4 run through the playoffs, a roster that should point the Kings off in the right direction.One of the biggest question marks that surrounded the Kings last season was their experience. Now that the Kings' young guns have all gone through the long haul that is a Stanley Cup winning offseason, experience should not be on the minds of anyone.Looking at how the Kings got through the regular s...
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