No. 2 - Los Angeles Kings

Anze Kopitar-Jeff Carter-Jarret Stoll-Mike Richards

Blame the Kings for the escalation of the arms race in the Western Conference this off-season. This group keyed L.A.'s run to the Cup with their ideal blend of size, strength, scoring touch, experience and depth. Richards may be slowing down a bit, but beyond that it's tough to find a weakness.


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