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Kings add up to a title, line by line and pair by pair
Kings add up to a title, line by line and pair by pair

Beyond the overall team chemistry that paced the Kings to the Stanley Cup title, there were complementary divisions of offensive lines and defense pairs that Coach Darryl Sutter established to create a Cup winner. Here is a line-by-line and pair-by-pair look at why these units accomplished all they did. As NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said in presenting the Cup to the Kings after a gripping victory over the New York Rangers, they "marched through California, defeated the defending Stanley Cup champion and beat the Rangers in a spectacular title game." The Kings' feats included: three Game 7 playoff wins on the road, a 7-0 record in elimination games, a rally from a 3-0...

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