Kings seek cure for worst sting

After lifting Cup in '12, losing to Hawks in '13 hurt bad. L.A. wants to return favor.

Updated: May 27, 2014, 3:25 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- Paybacks don't always go according to plan.

Revenge usually plays out better in our imagination than it does in reality.

The faces and places that motivate us in the summer generally become bad memories that fade into the background when next year rolls around.

Not this time. Not for the Los Angeles Kings.

One year after having their dreams of winning a second straight Stanley Cup dashed by the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center in Game 5 of their ...

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