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Former Los Angeles Kings enforcer Kevin Westgarth finds his way into executive suite

Former Los Angeles Kings enforcer Kevin Westgarth finds his way into executive suite

Former Kings enforcer Kevin Westgarth — who hung up his skates after playing last season in Belfast, Northern Ireland — is still adjusting to his new role as the NHL's vice president of business development and international affairs.

"This is a second career where you're not risking injury or a torn ACL or getting punched in the teeth, so it's a little different," he said. "No one's taken any swings at me at work."

Not yet, anyway. "I'm just a quiet guy who's trying to be nice to everybody," he said, a reminder of the humor and intelligence that made him a favorite during his time with the Kings. He was considered so valuable that club...

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