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Kings’ rebuild: Where there’s hope, where they’re stuck

Each day in the month of August we’ll be examining a different NHL team — from looking back at last season to discussing a player under pressure to identifying X-factors to asking questions about the future. Today we look at the Los Angeles Kings.  One doesn’t have to strain to think of some rather dire scenarios for the Los Angeles Kings, especially when you look at a salary cap that’s just bursting with ugly contracts. This post aims for something different by asking: where can the Kings turn things around, and where are they stuck? Let’s break the situation down by categories. [MORE: Three Questions | X-factor | Under Pressure] Prospects waiting in the wings Players like Alex Turcotte will be pushing for roster spots ...