When people think of professional teams in Los Angeles, they most likely think of the Lakers, the Dodgers or the Los Angeles football team that should be there. The Los Angeles Kings are often put on the back burner, but they have quite the team this year.
They are eighth in the Western Conference standings, which isn’t great, but they’re in the playoffs at the moment. So, making the assumption that they will win the Stanley Cup within the next five years is strong possibility.
To some, it’s a stupid statement, but here are three factors that can propel a team from average to being great, and the Kings possess them all.