LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles and Chicago aren’t likely to be playing for a spot in the Stanley Cup final, as the teams did in 2014, any time soon. Kings defenseman Drew Doughty still relishes the opportunity to play against the Blackhawks as if everything was on the line.
”When I look across, I see a three-time Stanley Cup champion just since I’ve been in the league,” Doughty said. ”It never feels like the bottom of the standings matchup when we play these guys.”
Amid the back and forth frenzy of overtime, Doughty showed the same effort from their famed playoff battled to end the Kings’ four-game losing streak.
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