I think most of the pre-series love stemmed from the "enemy of my enemy (the Ducks) is my friend" syndrome and that the teams had no prior playoff history. Add to that the fact that the main GDTs have been epic, 99% of Kings fans aren't trolls, and their team doesn't have a lot of unlikeable players, and you get this.
Now the Dodgers on the other hand...
Hey now, no need to roast the Doyers...they're already busy roasting themselves...
The Sharks offense is still explosive. Some of the goals they scored in that god damn history will be made comeback were just incredible and hard to even be mad about...I had to just sit there and go "well...****."
I would kill to have Pavelski on our team. In the absence of that, I'd just like him to walk past our locker room and fart some clutch in there. Doug Murray cracks me up when people get in his gravity. Watching Penner and him collide tickles me.
Not much to not like, really. If we have to lose, I'll take a Sharks bandwagon avatar, please.
Edit: Oh, wait. I hate Heatley. No reason, really, just hate his stupid face.
One word: Marchand. He may whine a little, but boy is the kid made of dynamite! People talk about Lucic dominating from here on out, but I think Marchand is gonna have a (in the words of Pierre) MONSTER of a season next year.