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Cardiac Kings pull off another thriller

Los Angeles and Anaheim engaged in a thriller to start Cali series off right

Updated: May 4, 2014, 2:27 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- It was late in the second period and the chants began.

"Let's Go Ducks" was followed in rhythm by "Go Kings Go" and on and on it went for a few minutes, local hockey fans playing out their ultimate fantasy after 20 years of waiting.

Southern California finally has its playoff series, and Game 1 did not disappoint. In fact, it might have raised the bar.

"It was awesome," Kings head coach Darryl Sutter said following a thrilling 3-2 OT win. "It's what you ...

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