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Hockey Hugs, Stanley Cup Final edition: Dustin Brown's leadership tooth

Harrison Mooney
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The Los Angeles Kings are your 2013-14 Stanley Cup champions. The season is over.

Don't cry for its end. Cry, instead, because it means we've come to the final Hockey Hugs of the year (save for our annual countdown of the season's 10 best hugs). It'll be four months before we get any fresh hugs, and if you've been watching Orange is the New Black, you know that a pretty long time to go without.

Fortunately, the series ends strong, thanks to some high-end hugging from the Los Angeles Kings and the New York Rangers in the Final. 

Also one quality kiss, as Anze Kopitar and Justin Williams once again demonstrate the chemistry that led the Kings to their second championship in three years.

But you didn't come here to see two dudes kissing. (Or maybe you did. If so, I'd say you've been misinformed.) You came to see the best dude-hugs hockey has to offer. And we've got 'em.

No. 6: Los Angeles Kings

Dwight King and Jeff Carter celebrate a goal, and also provide a nice contrast of smiles. 

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"Check it out, Jeff! I have all my teeth!"

"That's because it's hard to lose teeth on the bench."

"Ha ha ha I hate you so much!"

"One day I will kill you!"

No. 5. New York Rangers

Benoit Pouliot gets really excited for the arrival of Derick Brassard. 

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"Yessss we scored and -- OH DUDE DERICK BRASSARD IS COMING OVER HERE DON'T LOOK DON'T LOOK."

Impressive collection of Home Alone faces in the stands. "KEVIN!!!!!!!"

No. 4. Los Angeles Kings

Tyler Toffoli and Drew Doughty celebrate the removal of their helmets.

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"He scored! We can take our helmets off!!"

"Shake your hair! Shake it around!"

"Oh my god my scalp can finally breathe!"

"There is no greater feeling than this!"

"Say, who are you?"

"Martin Jones."

"I thought your name was Ben."

No. 3. Los Angeles Kings

After singing lullabies and telling bedtime stories for hours, Henrik Lundqvist finally goes to sleep.

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The Los Angeles Kings celebrate as New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, lies on the ice behind, after the Kings beat the Rangers in double overtime in Game 5 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final series Friday, June 13, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) *** hockey hugs ***

The Los Angeles Kings celebrate as New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, of Sweden, lies on the ice behind, …

"He's out! We did it."

"Ssssh celebrate quietly. We don't want to wake him."

"He's so peaceful."

Also please note that Tyler Toffoli totally left his skates on that hug. Hope the Department of Embracing Safely is watching. 

No. 2. Los Angeles Kings

Drew Doughty is mad about something.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with Kyle Clifford #13 after scoring a goal against Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers to tie the game in the second period during Game One of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Staples Center on June 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) *** hockey hugs *** Drew Doughty; Kyle Clifford

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with Kyle Clifford #13 after scoring …

"He called me Drew Doughy. That's the thing I'm sensitive about!"

"Aw, c'mon you, let me wrap my arms around ... uh ... around ... well, sometimes there are elements of truth in cruel mockery."

No. 1. Los Angeles Kings

Jonathan Quick and Dustin Brown have a moment.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13: Jonathan Quick #32 and Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrate after the Kings 3-2 double overtime victory against the New York Rangers in Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) *** hockey hugs ***

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13: Jonathan Quick #32 and Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrate after the …

"You may only have one tooth, Dustin. But it's the tooth of a great leader."

"Thatsh shweet of you to shay."

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