The two-way forward. Maybe it's a term too often thrown around in the hockey world these days. However, some of the greatest players our game has seen have been of this mold.
Names like Steve Yzerman, Doug Gilmour, Guy Carbonneau, Jere Lehtinen, Sergei Fedorov etc.—they pepper the list of the greatest two-way players of all time.
It's a skill that is highly coveted by most teams, a player capable of combining high production offensively, with solid defensive responsibility.
The Los Angeles Kings, throughout their history, have had a number of very good two-way forwards. Are they in the conversation for greatest of all time? No probably not, but they certainly have been the best this franchise has seen, and aren't names to scoff at.
Some are younger, some donned the purple and gold, and silver and black of years past. Here are my five greatest two-way players the Kings organization has ever had.