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Freeway Series

Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings looks on, as Daniel Winnik (L) #34 and Kyle Palmieri #21 of the Anaheim Ducks celebrate a goal by Nick Bonino (not pictured) in the first period of Game Five of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 12, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Ducks Survive Kings 4-3, Take 3-2 Series Lead Over LA

Devante Smith-Pelly scored two goals 1:23 apart in the second period, and the Anaheim Ducks moved to the brink of the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 on Monday night.

05/12/2014

Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings is pursued by Cam Fowler #4 and Devante Smith-Pelly #77 of the Anaheim Ducks in Game One of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Kopitar Leads Kings’ Dominance Over Ducks Early In Series

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.

05/06/2014

Alec Martinez #27 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates his goal wth Jeff Carter #77 to take a 2-1 lead over the Anaheim Ducks during the first peirod in Game Two of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 5, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

LA Kings Shut Down Ducks 3-1, Take 2-0 Series Lead

Jonathan Quick made 36 saves, Marian Gaborik scored his third goal in two games, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Anaheim Ducks 3-1 Monday night to take a 2-0 lead in their second-round series.

05/05/2014

Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings gets his stick caught in the skate of Saku Koivu #11 of the Anaheim Ducks in the first period of Game One of the Second Round of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Honda Center on May 3, 2014 in Anaheim, California. (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Kings, Ducks Both Look To Build On Game 1 Thriller

The width of Alec Martinez’s shin guard was the difference between the Los Angeles Kings and the Anaheim Ducks in their playoff series opener.

05/04/2014

Teemu Selanne #8 of the Anaheim Ducks reacts to a Nick Bonino #13 goal in front of Jonathan Quick #32 and Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings during the 2014 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series at Dodger Stadium on January 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Ducks won 3-0. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

LA Kings, Ducks To Meet In Playoffs For 1st Time

Southern California is in hockey heaven. The Los Angeles Kings and the Anaheim Ducks will meet in the second round of the NHL playoffs this weekend, taking their Freeway Faceoff rivalry into the postseason for the first time.

05/01/2014

Hyun-Jin Ryu #99 of the Los Angeles Dodgers celebrates the two run homerun of Luis Cruz #47 to take a 2-0 lead over the Los Angeles Angels during the fifth inning at Dodger Stadium on May 28, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Ryu Throws 2-Hitter, Kemp Breaks Slump As Dodgers Blank Angels 3-0

The closest thing to boos that was heard at Dodger stadium on Tuesday night was the enthusiastic call for Luis Cruz after his first homer of the season, as Hyun Jin Ryu threw a complete-game 2-hit shutout and the Dodgers beat the Angels for the second night in a row, 3-0.

05/28/2013

Adrian Gonzalez #23 of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an RBI single in the fifth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim at Dodger Stadium on May 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Dodgers Rally From 5 Run Deficit To Beat Angels 8-7

Adrian Gonzalez and Scott Van Slyke put up four doubles between them as the Dodgers rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Angels 8-7.

05/27/2013

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Ryu Perfect Through 4 In Dodgers’ Win Over Angels

Hyun-Jin Ryu signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers on the same day Joe Blanton joined the Angels. They hooked up against each other Thursday night in the opener of the preseason Freeway Series, and neither gave an inch.

03/28/2013

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Angels, Dodgers To Play Each Other Fewer Times Next Season

The number of games between interleague rivals such as the Yankees and Mets, Cubs and White Sox, and Dodgers and Angels will be reduced under Major League Baseball’s new schedule format for 2013.

07/10/2012

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Angels Come Back From 5-0 Hole To Beat Dodgers 8-5

Rookie sensation Mike Trout hit a go-ahead homer and scored from first base on a single as the Los Angeles Angels rallied from an early five-run deficit against Chad Billingsley to beat the Dodgers 8-5 Friday night in the opener of the season’s second Freeway Series.

06/22/2012

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Trout Helps Angels Edge Dodgers

Mike Trout homered and scored the winning run in the ninth inning as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 on Monday night to begin the Freeway Series at Dodger Stadium.

06/11/2012

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Dodgers Welcome Pujols, Angels For Freeway Series

Even without Matt Kemp, the Los Angeles Dodgers enjoyed a successful road trip.

06/11/2012

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Dodgers, Angels Open Highly-Anticipated ‘Freeway Series’

The Dodgers and Angels opened their “freeway series” Monday night with both teams having a lot riding on the season.

04/02/2012

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Angels Continue Dominance Over Dodgers, Win 3-1

Ervin Santana pitched into the 8th inning, holding the Dodgers to just one run and Russell Branyan broke a 1-1 tie in the 7th inning with his first homer of the year, giving the Angels a 3-1 win over the Dodgers.

07/03/2011

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Freeway Series Shifts To Anaheim

Apparently one big outburst to start the week wasn’t enough to get the Los Angeles Dodgers out of their offensive slump.

06/30/2011

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