Jonathan Quick

Kings bond with an outdoor practice at Central Park in New York

Kings bond with an outdoor practice at Central Park in New York

By the end of practice, the ice badly needed to be re-surfaced and the puck could barely slide.

The Kings didn’t care.

It was time to be kids again. They held practice outdoors, at Lasker Rink in Central Park, on a sunny, 34-degree Wednesday afternoon with wind that swept ice chips into their faces.

The rules went out the window in a three-on-three scrimmage as Derek Forbort threw his stick to stop a breakaway. Jonathan Quick had his goalie stick taken from him and sent down to the other end of the rink. Drew Doughty skated by the bench and the entire opposing squad slashed him.

“Well, Dewey was offside every single time he was on the ice,” Tyler Toffoli said....

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