Kings Can Reload Under Cap

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As hard as it is to repeat as Stanley Cup champs these days, the Los Angeles Kings may be better positioned than any other recent winner to pull it off.

For one, this was a team tied as the second youngest group in the league.

And, more importantly, the Kings have hardly any key free agents and more than enough cap space to improve their team.

With the NHL’s temporary off-season cap set at $70.3-million but expected to be brought back down to somewhere in the $65-million range under a new CBA, Kings GM Dean Lombardi has wisely committed only $54-million to his roster next season.

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