This year, that's a typo...
...every other year since 2002, it's not a typo, it's policy:
[The arrival of Scuderi and Smyth] appears to be a message from GM Dean Lombardi that the Kings are no longer building for the future, that anything less than the franchise's first playoff appearance since 2002 is acceptable.
via No Pressure, Anze: LA's Rise Depends on Super-Skilled Kopitar -- NHL FanHouse.
At least I assume he means, is not acceptable.