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Watch the Kings raise their championship banner

The defending Stanley Cup champion Kings opened up their season Wednesday by raising their championship banner to the roof of Staples Center.
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The Hockey News

The Los Angeles Kings kicked off the defense of their 2013-14 Stanley Cup championship Wednesday the way champions before them did - with the raising of a banner to the rafters of their rink.

As their fans looked on in awe, Kings players gathered on the ice prior to their showdown with San Jose to hoist the Cup champions banner to the top of Staples Center.

Even for a team like the Kings that’s won two titles in three years, a night like tonight is special. And key role-players in other sports recognize that as well. That’s why it was no coincidence L.A. Clippers head coach Doc Rivers brought his entire team to see the Kings celebrate Wednesday.

Nights like this don't come along often.


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