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Carter's 'old goat' role carrying Kings

Los Angeles center producing big on line with 22-year-olds Toffoli, Pearson

Updated: May 25, 2014, 2:21 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson were 10 years old when the first version of the "two kids and an old goat" line made its appearance for the Detroit Red Wings during their run to the 2002 Stanley Cup championship.

At the time, young Pavel Datsyuk and Boyd Devereaux were the perfect foils for Hall of Fame-bound Brett Hull, who came up with the name himself (the following year, Henrik Zetterberg took Devereaux's place on the unit). The notion was that the kids helped re-energize ...

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