Waiting to get into the Kings dressing room after Game 3, these A- and B-list celebrities passed by in succession: Mary Hart, David Beckham, Joshua Jackson, Tom Arnold and Matthew Perry. Then while entering Staples Center for Game 4, Janet Jones-Gretzky and family were having trouble getting past a security guard who asked her, Is your husband a player? I must say, Paulina Gretzky looks much better in person fully clothed than she does online, semi-naked surrounded by Jersey Shore wannabes.
As expected, the Kings bandwagon was bursting at the seams, largely because it was occupied with beautiful people and their entourages. There is no doubt that for a period of eight weeks, the Kings captured the imagination of the Southern California fan base by winning the Stanley Cup something Hall of Famers Wayne Gretzky and Marcel Dionne never did for L.A.
Through the Stanley Cup final, the media, or at least their bosses back at the office, were searching for the answer to the question: What does this mean for hockey in L.A.?