Found May 23, 2012 on NESN.com:
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Temperatures soared to near record highs Tuesday in Phoenix, where the mercury climbed to 107 degrees. But not even that desert heat is as scorching as the Los Angeles Kings when they take their act on the road. Granted, the Kings have been pretty good wherever they've played this postseason, rolling through the first three rounds of the playoffs in just 14 games. But when they venture outside of the Staples Center, Los Angeles has been unbeatable. Literally. The Kings are returning to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1993 after closing out the Coyotes with a...
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