It was at the North End Bar & Grill in Hermosa Beach within a few hours of the Kings’ double-overtime victory Friday over the New York Rangers at
The North End was the same place the Kings brought the Cup when they won it two years ago. This time, however, about a hundred fans waited outside the establishment to get a peek of the trophy and jubilant Kings players. Some fans even brought folding chairs for the wait, as the minutes ticked toward midnight ... and well past it.
The Cup spent Saturday at the Hermosa Beach home of Kings center
Mike Altieri, the Kings' vice president of communications, paraphrased Sutter at the event, saying, "Once you've won the Stanley Cup, when you get it back, it feels like it's an old friend."
On Sunday, it spent a few hours individually with players