Strengths and Weaknesses of Los Angeles Kings’ Top Stars

The Los Angeles Kings are one of a handful of teams considered favorites to hoist the Stanley Cup in 2014. 

General manager Dean Lombardi didn't have the luxury of drafting a superstar like Sidney Crosby, Alex Ovechkin or Steven Stamkos. Instead, the Kings were built around a core group of stars who came together just in time to hoist the Cup in 2012. 

These players have sacrificed playing time, stats and, most importantly, their bodies in order to better the team's chances of winning it all. 

With that in mind, here's a look at the strengths and weaknesses of the Kings' top players. 


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