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After second title, Dean Lombardi set to work on Kings' roster again
After second title, Dean Lombardi set to work on Kings' roster again

A day after their parade to celebrate this season’s Stanley Cup championship, the Kings will have to turn the page — and quickly. Already in effect, the buyout period for contracts is open until June 30. Compliance buyouts offer a rare opportunity — coming out of the last collective bargaining agreement — to make heavy salary-cap hits go away. The Kings have a player who fits that category in center Mike Richards, who was an important part of what they did in the playoffs this year and in the 2012 Stanley Cup run. After a fairly poor second half of the regular season, Richards gave them a lot in the postseason on the fourth line with Kyle Clifford and Trevor...

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