To start off the Core Values series, there's really no better team to look at than the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings. It's pretty clear that the players the Kings are building around have laid the foundation for success in the present and future. With most of the core players having taken home two Stanley Cup titles in the past three years, it's pretty remarkable that this team appears set to compete for many more championships.
The Kings' core boasts two of the best players at their position in the league including center Anze Kopitar and defenseman Drew Doughty. Having that as a foundation among the skaters, with a well-established starting goaltender in Jonathan Quick, is going to make a lot of teams envious.
Here's a look at the rest of the core.
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