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The final four: The 81 players still playing for the Stanley Cup

Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown (23) celebrates his goal against the Vancouver Canucks with teammates Jeff Carter (77) and Mike Richards (10) during third period NHL Stanley Cup playoff hockey action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. Wednesday.


It's come down to this.

Four teams and roughly 20 regulars on each, many of whom have never played for a Stanley Cup, let alone won one.

Only a dozen players in the conference finals this year have won it all before. They're marked in bold below.

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With the NHL's final four about to begin on Sunday night in Glendale, Ariz., here's a run through of the depth charts of the remaining contenders:

Eastern Conference

(1) New York Rangers

Hagelin - Richards - Gaborik Anisimov - Boyle - Callahan Fedotenko - Stepan - Prust Kreider - Mitchell - Rupp

McDonagh - Girardi Staal - Del Zotto/Stralman Bickel

Lundqvist (Biron)

(6) New Jersey Devils

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Kovalchuk - Zajac - Ponikarovsky Parise - Elias - Clarkson Sykora - Henrique - Zubrus Carter - Gionta - Bernier

Salvador - Zidlicky Greene - Fayne Volchenkov - Larsson

Brodeur (Hedberg)

Western Conference

(3) Phoenix Coyotes

Whitney - Hanzal - Vrbata Boedker - Vermette - Doan Brule - Langkow - Chipchura Pyatt - Gordon - Pouliot/Korpikoski

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Ekman-Larsson - Rozsival Yandle - Morris Klesla - Aucoin

Smith (LaBarbera)

(8) Los Angeles Kings

Brown - Kopitar - Williams Penner - Richards - Carter King - Stoll - Lewis Richardson - Fraser - Nolan

Scuderi - Doughty Mitchell - Voynov Martinez - Greene

Quick (Bernier)

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