Raising the cup: King center Colin Fraser and son Calder at Sylvan Lake in Alberta, Canada.
As is tradition, each member of the Stanley Cup-winning team is allowed to retain hockey’s Holy Grail for a day. We tagged along on the cup’s extended road trip with the 2012 champion
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For the Kings fans: More photos from tonight’s Game 6, and some shots from Times assistant managing editor Michael Whitley that offer a glimpse into the paper’s layout tomorrow. There’s a parade planned for Thursday.
Kings defeat Coyotes in overtime, advance to Stanley Cup finals: Dustin Penner scores the winning goal in overtime as the Kings defeat the Phoenix Coyotes, 4-3, in Game 5 and advance to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time since 1993.
Photo: Kings forward Dustin Penner, third from right, is mobbed by his teammates after scoring the winning goal in overtime to lift the Kings to a 4-3 series-clinching victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday. Credit: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times
The Canucks and Vancouver both saw their images tarnished Wednesday, when the team flopped in the Stanley Cup finals and rioting broke out in the streets. Thursday, volunteers helped clean up the city, and notes of apology were left at a department store that suffered damage.
Photo: People write messages on plywood covering the windows of the looted Hudson’s Bay Company store in Vancouver on Thursday, the day after fans rioted following the Canucks’ loss in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals. Credit: Darryl Dyck / Associated Press