Western Conference Finals
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.
Michal Handzus scored at 2:04 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 in Game 5 on Wednesday night to stay alive in the Western Conference final.
After being down 2-0 in the second period, the Kings turned on the switch and scored six unanswered goals to defeat the Blackhawks, 6-2 and even the series 1-1 in the Western Conference Finals
The first opportunity for Kings fans to buy playoff tickets for the Western Conference Final postseason games at STAPLES Center begins this Tuesday, the Kings announced tonight.
The Blackhawks’ series lead has been trimmed to 2-1 with another game at the Staples Center — where the Kings have now won 15 straight — Thursday night.
Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, leading the Thunder past the Spurs 107-99 and into the NBA Finals.
Thabo Sefolosha set playoff career bests with 19 points and six steals, and the Thunder snapped San Antonio’s winning streak by beating the Spurs 102-82 in Game 3 on Thursday.
Parker had 34 points, Manu Ginobili added 20 points, and the Spurs stayed perfect in the playoffs with a 120-111 victory over the Thunder in Game 2 on Tuesday night.
Spurs coach Gregg Popovich’s caught-on-camera “I want some nasty!” command is likely coming soon to shirts and memes after they beat the Thunder 101-98 on Sunday.
Dwight King has been living in a hotel since the Los Angeles Kings recalled him from the minors just over three months ago, and the playoff hero isn’t about to move out of his temporary digs.
Dwight King scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, Jonathan Quick made 18 saves, and the Los Angeles Kings rolled to the brink of their first Stanley Cup final in 19 years with a 2-1 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Thursday night.
Dwight King scored his second goal of the game into an empty net and the Los Angeles Kings opened the Western Conference finals with a 4-2 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes on Sunday night to remain unbeaten on the road in the playoffs.
The NHL has finally announced the start of the Western Conference Finals between the Los Angeles Kings and Phoenix Coyotes. Game 1 will be at Phoenix’s Jobing.com Arena Sunday, May 13 at 5 p.m. Pacific time. Game 2 will be played Tuesday, May 15 at 6p.m.
Mike Smith stopped 32 shots and the Phoenix Coyotes beat the Nashville Predators 2-1 on Monday night to earn their first trip to the Western Conference finals.
Andrew Bynum had 31 points and nine rebounds, Pau Gasol recorded a triple-double and the Los Angeles Lakers rebounded from their worst loss of the season by beating the undermanned Golden State Warriors 99-87 Wednesday night.