Why NHL!? Why NHLPA!? Why!?
Okay, glad I got that out of the way.
Anyways, as you all know, we are currently under a lockout/work stoppage for the time being, but that doesn't mean we can't still look forward in hopes that something will happen soon.
The L.A. Kings are the Stanley Cup champions, and that means they will have a target on their back.
No team will go into the matchup ill-prepared. It's just something that the Kings will now have to deal with.
Everyone is going to get up to play the Stanley Cup champs.
So as a fan of the Kings, and a hockey analyst/enthusiast, here are a few key elements that teams will be looking to execute if they want to take out the champions.