This will give Darryl Sutter the luxury to mix-and-match players—specifically on the second and third lines. The duo of Marian Gaborik and Anze Kopitar is a lock on the top line, and Dustin Brown will likely take a spot on the wing with them.
The Kings are loaded with players who offer a great mix of size and skill and have the best group of centers in the game. L.A. had four forwards top the 20-point mark in the 2013-14 playoffs and another five forwards who registered at least 10 points.
With both regular-season and playoff performance given consideration, this is a look at how the Kings' top forwards rank heading into 2013-14.