Dustin Penner Says Cup-winning Kings Were “closer As A Group” Than His 2007 Championship Team In Anaheim

Dustin Penner Says Cup-Winning Kings were “Closer as a Group” than his 2007 Championship Team in Anaheim

For the first time in their history, the Los Angeles Kings are Stanley Cup champions. And for the second time in his 29-year-old life, Dustin Penner is a champ.Dustin Penner of the Stanley Cup-winning Los Angeles Kings joined The Loose Cannons on Fox Sports Radio to discuss winning his second Cup, and the first one in the Kings’ franchise history.

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On what winning the Stanley Cup is like:

“You really start running out of ways to describe what it feels like and you start using “ah” and “good” a lot. But it was an amazing feeling to be able to do it a second time. Not many guys get a (chance to win) twice.”

On the difference between this Cup with the Kings and his first with the Ducks:

“We had a bunch of older guys that had been there before but hadn’t won. … (With the Kings) our core group of guys and leaders were all 24, 25 and 26, in there, so I think we were closer as a team just based upon our age.

On what they did with the Cup:

“We took it out to a local establishment down in Hermosa Beach and had a few beers with it.”

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