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Handshake Line, Reluctantly Bowing Down to the Kings of California

After a few days to cool off, so we don't pull a Milan Lucic, we at AC give the Kings their due for taking the first Playoff Freeway Faceoff in Seven Games.

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Handshake Line: The Kings Stand Alone

Heigh-ho, the derry-o...

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Handshake Line: Grumble Grumble Congrats Grumble

Anyone know knows me knows how much I absolutely despise the Los Angeles Kings. So needless to say, losing to them or giving them any credit at all is slightly less favorable than getting a root canal.

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Handshake Line: Yes this is a thumbtack on my palm

This series would have been better with the Kings wearing purple and gold and the Ducks wearing teal and eggplant. What could have been.

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Handshake Line: A Few of my Favorite Kings

Raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens/
Bright copper kettles and warm woolen mittens/
Brown paper packages tied up with strings/
These are a few of my favorite Kings.

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Handshake Line: This is only the beginning...

...of an outright bitter California rivalry.

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Handshake Line: Reluctant Respect

No matter what team you root for, you cannot deny that the first ever Playoff series between the Ducks and Kings was, at the very least, gripping.

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Handshake Line: Kudos to the Kings

Fans on both sides will remember this series for a long time to come. The Kings showed up to play in Games Six and Seven, and that was the difference.

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Handshake Line: The Rivalry Begins

A true rivalry has begun now that there has finally been a playoff series between the Ducks and Kings.

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Handshake Line: Reinvented Rivalry

Thought the hatred between the Ducks and Kings reached its peak when both teams finally got really, really good at the same time? Think again!

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