The hits are getting harder, the intensity is ramping up and it’s almost time for the best part of the NHL season.
Andy Andreoff scored his first NHL goal late in the second period and Jonathan Quick earned his sixth shutout of the season, leading the Los Angeles Kings to a vital 1-0 victory over the Arizona Coyotes on Monday night.
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.
Game 7 of the Western Conference finals has set several viewership milestones.
A capsule look at the Stanley Cup between the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings.
If there wasn’t already enough pressure on Lundqvist, who has earned a .928 save percentage in the 2014 playoffs, to lead his team to its first championship since 1994, he is now part of the hype machine heading into Game 1 on Wednesday.
Alec Martinez scored the game-winning goal to lift the Kings past the Chicago Blcackhawks 5-4 in overtime in game 7, earning them a berth to the Stanley Cup Finals for the second time in the last three years.
A wild series between the two most recent champions will come to a close with one final act Sunday, a seventh game in Chicago to decide who will advance to the Stanley Cup finals.
The special teams have been awful. The faceoff circle has been a huge problem. Patrick Kane, Marian Hossa and Patrick Sharp have combined for one goal for the Chicago Blackhawks.
Jake Muzzin, Marian Gaborik and captain Dustin Brown scored in a dominant first period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-2 Monday night to take a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference final.
Darryl Sutter and Joel Quenneville will leave the arguments about etiquette and unwritten rules to the coaches in the Eastern Conference finals.
The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings have taken similar paths toward the top, hitting big in the draft and making shrewd moves after rough stretches.
While the Anaheim Ducks packed up for the summer, Teemu Selanne already was off enjoying his first few days of retirement.
Sure, the Chicago Blackhawks have a bunch of veteran forwards who have a history of clutch goals.
The Los Angeles Kings fell to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday, 3-1.