For the rest of summer Eye on Hockey will be taking a look at the core players that each team can build itself around. The Stanley Cup champion Kings are up first.
President Barack Obama took a little time to congratulate Dustin Brown and the Kings for their Stanley Cup and Brown responded with a small Blackhawks jab.
Sidney Crosby was named the winner of the Hart Trophy as the NHL's MVP for 2013-14 and Tuukka Rask earned the Vezina as the top goaltender.
The LA Kings are Stanley Cup champions again. Here's a look at some photos from their Cup clinching and the agony of defeat from Henrik Lundqvist.
Watch the Los Angeles Kings receive the Stanley Cup and skate it around the ice.
The Rangers were always going to need some good fortune to take down the Kings in the Stanley Cup Final and in Game 4 they finally got some.
Henrik Lundqvist's brilliance in Game 4 helped the Rangers extend the series with the Kings and take the first step towards a comeback.
Dustin Brown made a spectacular move on a breakaway to cut the Kings' deficit to 2-1 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final.
The New York Rangers had a chance to win Game 2, holding the lead for much of the game before it all unraveled in the third period and later in overtime.
The LA Kings took Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final in double overtime thanks to Dustin Brown beautifully redirecting a Willie Mitchell shot for a 5-4 win.

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