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NHL.com 30 in 30 to Preview LA Kings Tomorrow

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NHL.com is previewing the Los Angeles Kings on their website tomorrow, and they started their look at the team with a look at who's coming back... as well as a question about Mike Richards. Today we wondered whether Richards could potentially be exposed in an expansion draft; tomorrow, we'll review his 2013-14 season.

A Message From Our Champions

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They're walking out with the big jug.

Kings Championship Video of Glory

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Via Crowned Royal comes this fantastic, beautiful video recap of the 2014 LA Kings championship run.

Alec Martinez and Justin Williams make margaritas in the Stanley Cup

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These guys are among our favorite Kings for good reason.

h/t to Puck Daddy

LA Mayor Eric Garcetti drops f-bomb at LA Kings Rally

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Garcetti gets a big applause saying, "This is a big f*cking" day!" at the rally in Staples Center.

Jonathan Quick Signing On Cup Off Day (Video)

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Original video of Jonathan Quick, Tyler Toffoli, Trevor Lewis and Jeff Schultz, signing autographs after Kings practice on Friday.

Top Celebrities Watching the LA Kings

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Fun post about what celebrities are watching the Kings!

Valentin Zykov Signed to Entry-Level Contract

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Fresh off of a second straight point-per-game season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Valentin Zykov has been signed to an entry level contract by the Los Angeles Kings. Per Renaud Lavoie of TVA, the contract is for $2.207 million over three years, at an average of just over $735,000 per year. Zykov was the 37th overall pick (and the Kings' first pick) in the 2013 NHL Draft, and though he didn't make a huge jump over the past season, his regular season was consistent and his playoff campaign had plenty of highlights. The 18-year-old left winger is not eligible to play with the Manchester Monarchs in the AHL next season, so as John Hoven related, he will likely either return to Baie-Comeau after participating in the Kings' development camp this summer. We voted Zykov #8 in the Top 25 Under 25 last offseason; read Rudy's ode to Zykov right here.

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