The 2013 season is in full swing and the Los Angeles Kings are up among the top contenders in the Western Conference.
Despite injury and "hangover" talk, the Kings have come on strong and are sitting in a solid position. There is still a lot of hockey to be played, but so far a lot of young players have made their mark in the NHL, and even a few in the AHL are catching the eye of media and fans alike.
There might be a miniature changing of the guard coming for an already young Los Angeles Kings squad. Who are the players who should be worried about their jobs moving forward, and who are these players ready to supersede them?