May 24, 2012 3:50 pm

Long wait ends for Mitchell

The Kings have four players who have won the Stanley Cup (Colin Fraser, Dustin Penner, Rob Scuderi and Justin Williams) and four others on the active roster who have reached the Finals and lost (Jeff Carter, Matt Greene, Mike Richards and Jarret Stoll). That leaves 11 lineup regulars who will be making their first-ever trip to the Finals, and Willie Mitchell has waited the longest. Mitchell is 35 years old, made his NHL debut during the 1999-2000 and has played 719 regular-season games. Here’s my LAKings.com story for today about Mitchell and his journey to hockey’s biggest stage…

Long wait ends for Mitchell

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