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Gallo Goes There: Don’t Like New York? Why You Need Their Teams To Be Great

Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.

01/17/2014

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Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

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LA Kings Win First Stanley Cup In Franchise History

The Los Angeles Kings have completed one of the most improbable playoff runs in NHL history, beating the New Jersey Devils 6-1 to capture their first Stanley Cup in team history.

06/11/2012

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Kings Goalie Jonathan Quick Is Playoff MVP

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick has won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP after yielding just 29 goals in Los Angeles’ 20 playoff games on the way to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup title.

06/11/2012

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LA Fans Celebrate Kings’ Stanley Cup Victory

Move over, Lakers and Dodgers. Step aside, Trojans and Bruins. For now, hockey is King for LA fans.

06/11/2012

Zach Parise #9 and Patrik Elias #26 of the New Jersey Devils react after Parise scores a goal in the first period against Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings as Matt Greene #2 and Anze Kopitar #11 look on during Game Five of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Prudential Center on June 9, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Kings Get Another Shot At Winning Stanley Cup In Final Home Game

Watching the New Jersey Devils attempt to become the first team in seven decades to come back from a 3-0 deficit in the Stanley Cup final is causing Glenn “Chico” Resch to have flashbacks.

06/11/2012

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Devils’ Resurgence Brings Back Memories Of 1975

Watching the New Jersey Devils attempt to become the first team in seven decades to come back from a 3-0 deficit in the Stanley Cup final is causing Glenn “Chico” Resch to have flashbacks.

06/10/2012

Los Angeles Kings fans rally in front of the Staples Center before the start of Game 4 of The Stanley Cup Finals, June 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Excitement Builds As Kings Gear Up For Game 5 Of Stanley Cup Finals

Excitement is building as the Los Angeles Kings prepare to take on the New Jersey Devils in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals.

06/09/2012

Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with teammates after scoring the game winning goal in overtime against the New Jersey Devils during Game Two of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Prudential Center on June 2, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Bold Lineup Changes Help Kings, Devils In Finals

Both coaches showed guts in changing their lineups in the middle of the Stanley Cup finals to insert previously injured key members of their clubs that hadn’t seen game action in months.

06/08/2012

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Devils Look To Scare Kings In Game 5

Winning Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals did more than keep the New Jersey Devils alive.

06/07/2012

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LA Kings Keep It Cool With Stanley Cup In Sight

Their longest-suffering fans have been waiting 45 years. All but three or four players have been waiting their entire lives.

06/05/2012

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Devils Need A Miracle After 4-0 Loss To Kings

Only three NHL teams have rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win a playoff series, and just one — the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs — did it in the Stanley Cup finals.

06/05/2012

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Raucous Staples Center Crowd Awaits Devils In Game 3

Although Mike Richards has only been in Los Angeles for less than a year, he has a pretty good idea what 45 years of simmering frustration will sound like when his Kings take the ice with the Stanley Cup nearly in reach.

06/03/2012

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Kovalchuk Confident Devils’ Top Guns Will Score

Ilya Kovalchuk waited a decade for his first taste of NHL playoff success, and he’s not giving up his Stanley Cup dreams just because the Los Angeles Kings are making life tough for him.

06/03/2012

Mike Richards #10 of the Los Angeles Kings collides with Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils in the goal during Game Two of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Prudential Center on June 2, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kings Can Close Out Devils Without Returning To New Jersey

The Los Angeles Kings keep changing the record book with every road game they win.

06/03/2012

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