They see me rollin'. They hatin'.
- Jul 28, 2004
While the Kings may have acquired their crown jewel in the Pierre-Luc Dubois trade, the deal only created greater anticipation as to who would fill their egregious void between the pipes. “This team is built to win right now, and they are very goalie-friendly with the system that they play,” Talbot said. The move reunites Talbot not only with former Minnesota Wild teammate Kevin Fiala, who was the first King to reach out to Talbot over the weekend, but with Coach Todd McLellan, for whom he played (and played and played and played) for in Edmonton for four seasons.