Kyle Okposo and Frans Nielsen scored in the shootout, and the New York Islanders completed a Southern California sweep with a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.
The Los Angeles Kings already know there’s no place like home ice for a coronation.
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.
On Friday night, the Los Angeles Kings were in Anaheim for Game 7 of their second-round series against the top-seeded Ducks.
The Los Angeles Kings jumped on the Anaheim Ducks 3-0 in the first quarter and they were able to hang with a score of 6-2 to advance to the Western Conference Finals.
Anze Kopitar politely disagrees with the idea that the Los Angeles Kings’ top line has dominated the Anaheim Ducks’ best scorers in their second-round playoff series.
Justin Williams forced the tiebreaking goal underneath Alex Stalock with 8:04 to play, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Monday night, rallying all the way back from an 0-3 series deficit to force a decisive Game 7.
Drew Doughty and Anze Kopitar scored power-play goals, Jonathan Quick made 17 saves in his sixth shutout of the season, and the Los Angeles Kings clinched a playoff spot with a 4-0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Wednesday night.
Anze Kopitar scored two goals in the first period, Jonathan Quick made 24 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings kept rolling toward the playoffs with their sixth straight victory, 4-2 over the Winnipeg Jets on Saturday night.
Martin Jones made 24 saves to lead the Kings to their eighth straight victory with a 3-2 win over the Calgary Flames on Monday.
Anze Kopitar’s first goal helped the Los Angeles Kings get back in the game. His second stood up for the winner.
Los Angeles has only three goals in its past six games combined.
Mike Fisher scored his second goal of the game with 26.4 seconds left to give the Nashville Predators a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.
Anze Kopitar scored 48 seconds into overtime, finishing off the Los Angeles Kings’ come-from-behind 3-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks on Monday night.
Ben Scrivens played in eight games for the Los Angeles Kings this season and became an unlikely NHL sensation over the past week — all without ever stepping onto the Staples Center ice.