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.
Thirty-three years after the Dodgers won a World Series against the Yankees, Los Angeles and New York finally meet again.
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.
As the Stars head back to Dallas, they bring with them both a chip on their shoulder and increased ticket prices at home.
Even if the next face of the franchise is in the building when the Dallas Stars retire Mike Modano’s No. 9, any comparison will fall short. This is the guy who made hockey cool in Dallas as many fans were just trying to figure out what they were watching.
The Blackhawks celebrated their second Stanley Cup championship in four seasons on Monday night, coming from behind to beat the Bruins 3-2 and take the series in six games.
The Blackhawks outlasted the Bruins for a 4-3 victory in an epic Stanley Cup showdown, the fifth-longest game in the history of the NHL’s biggest series.
After a rare day off for rest and contemplation, the Los Angeles Kings came back focused on what’s missing from their run at a second straight Stanley Cup title.
Jeff Carter deflected the winning goal off of his upper body with 51 seconds left in overtime, and the Kings landed a 4-3 victory over the Stars on Sunday night.
Jaromir Jagr and Ray Whitney both scored in the third period, lifting Dallas to a 2-0 victory over the Kings on Thursday night for the team’s fourth straight win at Staples Center.
They say all good things must come to an end, and for former Dallas Stars icon Mike Mondano, that means his marriage of 5 years to singer Willa Ford.
The NHL has released its schedule for the upcoming season – if there’s no work stoppage.