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Former King Justin Williams comes back to Staples Center with the Washington Capitals

Former King Justin Williams comes back to Staples Center with the Washington Capitals

Justin Williams' pregame mental checklist might deviate, depending upon the familiarity of the opponent.

The Washington Capitals right wing realized he needed to add another entry to the list. He was sharing a meal with some of his former Kings teammates when they were in town last month to play Washington, his new opposition being the same band of brothers he won the Stanley Cup with twice in Los Angeles.

Williams has played against former teammates before. He started his career in Philadelphia, was traded to Carolina (where he won his first Cup with the Hurricanes) and was dealt to the Kings in 2009.

"You're never really prepared for it," Williams said....

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