"Derek is an extremely competitive and hard-working player,
"To find ourselves in the final has given the club a fabulous lift,
Washington had seven players score in double figures.
He signed a one-year, $10.5 million contact in January
Now were starting to eliminate all those excuses out
The 39-year-old Jeter finished his first week of on-field work
The blueliner is third in the NHL with 43 assists
The Kings have just four win streaks of three games or more since December 2009.
. Kunitz has points in 10 of 12 games: seven goals and six assists.
The team has made two trips to the Final since