The Los Angeles Kings' Stanley Cup win on Monday night wasn't just their first in team history. It broke a 45-year-long dry spell and removed the club from the infamous "1967 club" of teams that haven't won the Cup since that year.
The Kings broke into the NHL in '67 along with five other clubs. Three of them -- the Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins and Minnesota North Stars/Dallas Stars -- have won the Cup, while the poor California Seals ultimately folded in 1978 (as did the Cleveland Barons) without ever partying with Lord Stanley.
Via Leafs blog Pension Plan Puppets, a cartoon via Battle of California's Earl Sleek:
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