Some reasons why Kings made playoffs
Some reasons why the Kings finally made the playoffs:
Goals (34), assists (47), points (81) — career highs.
Was in Stanley Cup finals (with Oilers). Stakes his ground in front of the net. Had 22 goals in 67 games.
Known for hard hits, soft-spoken leadership; had 24 goals and 56 points.
Had 20 goals and 42 points; lots of postseason experience.
Had 16 goals and 43 assists; a superb defender.
A shutdown defender. In his first season with the Kings after winning the Cup with the Penguins.
Young goalie kept them in it all season before showing signs of wear and tear.