Posted September 24, 2013 on AP on Fox
After the most successful two-year stretch in franchise history, the Los Angeles Kings just want to keep it going. That's because the Kings historically aren't used to good times. The 2012 Stanley Cup champions returned to the Western Conference finals last summer, winning six total playoff rounds - twice as many as this long-struggling team had ever managed in any two-year stretch. To stay on top, Los Angeles plans to rely on the same unflashy, workmanlike style that allowed coach Darryl Sutter's club to raise the Cup for the first time. ''We're looking forward to making another run,'' forward Colin Fraser said. ''We can never be satisfied. You've got to keep the edge to stay on top. It's good to have that competitive edge.'' For the second straight season, the Kings made remarkably few changes to their roster. General manager Dean Lombardi concentrated on re-signing his carefully constructed core, inking captain Dustin Br...
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