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Last time Kings were in Cup Finals, it was Melrose's place

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Barry Melrose laughs

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Barry Melrose laughs during a news conference. (June 24, 2008) Photo Credit: AP

The old video is irresistible, both as evidence that the Los Angeles Kings really did play in the Stanley Cup Finals before this week and as evidence that Barry Melrose really did wear his hair that way in public.

"I'm very lucky that I haven't changed a bit, haven't aged, look exactly the same as I did 20 years ago," the ESPN analyst joked Monday.

Melrose still has distinctive hair,...

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