You won't notice them too often. You won't include their names in the list of top players. Hell, they might even be a name that slips your mind when talking about your team.
However, they are the kind of players that make a world of difference.
The Los Angeles Kings over the years have had teams primarily made up of unsung heroes, character players and grit guys, rather than world-class superstars. And in reality, that's usually 90 percent of the makeup of a hockey team.
With no shortages of unsung heroes, here are the five best in Kings history.