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by Paul on 05/21/08 at 05:58 PM ET
LA Kings executives met with season ticket holders…
from Inside the Kings,
The next fan had wide-ranging criticisms, mostly about the signings of underachieving free agents, and summed up his question by basically asking, ``Why should I give you my money now, and not wait two or three years to see how this turns out?’‘
(Ron) Hextall said, ``I’m not going to try to sell you on the fact that we’re going to win the Stanley Cup next year, because quite frankly I don’t see it happening. We’re trying to build the team. ... The guys we signed last year, we didn’t expect them to step in and be star players. Michal Handzus, that was the worst year I’ve seen him have. ... You won’t see how good he is until we get to the playoffs and he shuts down a guy like Ryan Getzlaf or Joe Thornton.
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