Los Angeles Kings
Henrik Lundqvist and some soft ice in front of his net kept the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup finals.
Jonathan Quick stopped 32 shots in his best start of the series, and the Kings beat the Rangers by a score of 3-0 on Monday night to move within one win of their second Stanley Cup title in three years.
Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Kings beat the Rangers by a score of 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
It’s LA vs. NYC. It’s Quick vs. Lundqvist. It’s west coast vs. east coast and with that being said … let the games begin! Here are our predictions for what is sure to be an unforgettable and thrilling Cup Final.
Thirty-three years after the Dodgers won a World Series against the Yankees, Los Angeles and New York finally meet again.
The Stanley Cup finals will be a coast-to-coast matchup featuring teams within the nation’s largest TV markets — New York and Los Angeles. It looks like a win-win deal for the NHL.
The Kings claimed the Western Conference title with a 5-4 road overtime win against the Blackhawks. The Rangers went 1-1 against the Kings in the regular season.
After two straight playoff runs extending well into June, Dustin Brown believes the Los Angeles Kings only get the full benefit of all that experience if they stay together.
Los Angeles is the 14th consecutive NHL champion to fail to repeat, but the first in four years to make it back to the conference finals the next year.
Head coach Joel Quenneville made one thing clear: The Blackhawks had to get the puck to Patrick Kane.
Marian Hossa scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks moved to the brink of the Stanley Cup finals with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.
If the Chicago Blackhawks are going to end the Los Angeles Kings’ perfect postseason on home ice in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals, they’ll have to do it without their top defenseman.