To understand the depth and breadth of the relationship between new Kings coach John Stevens and first-year general manager Rob Blake you have to go all the way back to Turkey Point, Canada, the town in southwestern Ontario where Stevens grew up.
But if you go back, go during the summer.
“In the winter time it would just be probably, jeez, I don’t know if there’d be 100 people,” Stevens said. “It’s just a little beach community and in the winter time you can imagine what that’s like. You’re actually not allowed to live there year-round because they don’t have the infrastructure. They have summer water and winter water, and they shut the water off.”
Turkey Point, about 80...