- Craig Custance
It was a trip that begin in New York for the board of governors' ratification on Jan. 9 and concluded in Los Angeles for the Kings championship banner raising on Jan. 19. It also included stops in Washington D.C., Minneapolis, Phoenix, San Jose and Anaheim. Okay, so two of those were layovers (sorry Capitals and Coyotes) but diving into training camp at the outset of CBA ratification was a great way to get an immediate feel for some interesting teams as this season gets going.
Corey Crawford is poised for a bounce-back season.