How did the L.A. Kings get here?
The Los Angeles Kings have already done the unthinkable. The Kings have become the first eighth-seeded team to reach the Stanley Cup final since 2006. They're far from a conventional bottom-tier group thanks to a well-balanced lineup with arguably the league's best goaltender, Jonathan Quick, but when the playoffs started they were far from a favourite. Their playoff run has been nothing short of remarkable though as they lost just twice heading after three rounds. And now they sit just one win away from glory. But, will their magic run out? Of all the underdog teams to teams to reach the Stanley Cup final, most have petered out without winning hockey's ultimate prize. Here are some of the unlikeliest teams, like the Kings, to reach the championship series.
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