For the first time since 1993 – and we all remember what happened that year – the Los Angeles Kings are going to the Stanley Cup final.
What’s that you say?
They aren’t there yet?
But the elimination of the plucky Phoenix Coyotes seems as a mere formality after L.A. took a 3-0 death-grip on their Western Conference final series.
Dwight King – a fourth-round draft choice, 109th overall, in 2007 – scored his fifth goal of the playoffs and his fourth against Phoenix to give the Kings a 2-1 win in Game 3 Thursday night at the Staples Center.