Zdeno Chara
Kings' Marian Gaborik has made himself welcome
Kings' Marian Gaborik has made himself welcome

Those must be some serious block parties in historic Trencin, Slovakia. Three times the Stanley Cup has made a turn close to Marian Gaborik's street in Trencin, visiting his neighbors, Chicago Blackhawks star winger Marian Hossa in 2010, Boston Bruins defenseman and captain Zdeno Chara in 2011, and Hossa again in 2013. Gaborik was proud and thrilled for his close friends and countrymen. Now the Kings winger is three wins away from securing a day with the Cup in Trencin. The Kings hold a 1-0 lead over the New York Rangers in the best-of-seven series. Game 2 is Saturday. In his 13th NHL season, Gaborik will have to beat his former teammates, the Rangers, before he can celebrate. ...