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Video: Kings earn the title “road warriors”

Jun 1, 2012, 8:15 AM EDT

As much as Darryl Sutter tries to downplay it, the Los Angeles Kings are on a record-breaking road playoff run. They’re 9-0 in 2012 and carried over two wins from last year’s playoffs, pushing them ahead of any NHL squad when it comes to their road prowess. In other words, they’ve earned the right to be called “road warriors.”

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Naturally, as a lapsed pro wrestling fan, I cannot help but think of the other Road Warriors/Legion of Doom. With those two in mind, which Kings player would be Hawk and Animal? I’d go with Anze Kopitar for Animal (raccoon eyes) and Dustin Brown for Hawk (scrappiness, generally amusing facial hair, could totally imagine Brown say “Ohhhh what a rush!”) but feel free to share your own choices.

  1. blomfeld - Jun 1, 2012 at 9:53 PM

    The greatest ever “King of the Road” was the King himself, Elvis Presley ! … and though he was never a hockey fan, it’s nonetheless a safe bet to say that if he was, then he’d have been rooting for the Los Angeles Kings right about now ! :)

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