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  • Kings raise comebacks to an art form, and Game 2 win is a masterpiece

    Kings raise comebacks to an art form, and Game 2 win is a masterpiece
    How do they keep skating? How do we keep breathing? The Kings pulled off another unlikely comeback Saturday night in a spring full of them, fighting back for nearly five full periods of hockey before turning the Staples Center ice into a dancing,...
  • Rangers stay alive with narrow Game 4 win over Kings

    Rangers stay alive with narrow Game 4 win over Kings
    NEW YORK -- Henrik Lundqvist was superb on the ice, but got a little help from the hockey gods as the New York Rangers avoided a four-game sweep in the Stanley Cup finals, knocking off the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in Game 4 on Wednesday. The Rangers...
  • Kings vs. Blackhawks: No gloom about playing hockey in June

    Kings vs. Blackhawks: No gloom about playing hockey in June
    Greetings from Chicago, where the Kings will face the Blackhawks tonight in their third Game 7 of this playoff run. The Kings won the first two Games 7s on the road, contributing to the 5-1 record road teams have compiled in those games this spring....
  • 10 Things about the Hawks' Hollywood ending

    10 Things about the Hawks' Hollywood ending
    Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks’ 4-3 win in Los Angeles that created an improbable Game 7 on Sunday: 1. Patrick Kane struggled in last year’s Western Conference finals, and then found himself skating with...
  • The comeback Kings are Stanley Cup champions again

    The comeback Kings are Stanley Cup champions again
    The Kings' Stanley Cup playoff run appeared to be over before it had really begun. Sloppy on defense and helpless against the speed of the San Jose Sharks, the Kings lost the first three games of their opening-round playoff series and were one loss from...
  • Kings lose to Blackhawks, 5-4, in double overtime of Game 5

    Kings lose to Blackhawks, 5-4, in double overtime of Game 5
    Michal Handzus scored a little more than two minutes into double overtime to lift the Chicago Blackhawks to a 5-4 win at United Center on Wednesday. The Kings lead the best-of-seven series, 3-2, heading into Game 6 at Staples Center on Friday. After...
  • Kings being pushed to the gritty limits by in Game 7 by Blackhawks

    Kings being pushed to the gritty limits by in Game 7 by Blackhawks
    They've managed to send nearly everyone home the last three postseasons. Vancouver, St. Louis (twice), Phoenix, New Jersey, San Jose (twice) and the Ducks. All dispatched by the Kings in some fashion, sent off to some form of summer recreation. You'll...
  • Kings hope cleaning up mistakes will extend their season

    Kings hope cleaning up mistakes will extend their season
    Facing elimination for the fifth time in the playoffs this spring, the Kings on Wednesday appeared calm after their morning skate at Staples Center in advance of Game 6 of their NHL Western Conference semifinal series against the Ducks. They didn’...
  • Kings, Ducks await big moment in Game 7 tonight

    Kings, Ducks await big moment in Game 7 tonight
    Members of┬áthe Ducks and the Kings said they were a bit anxious about playing Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal series Friday night at Honda Center, but they also said they planned to embrace the moment. “I’m excited. It’s...
  • NHL playoff preview: Kings vs. Blackhawks first look

    NHL playoff preview: Kings vs. Blackhawks first look
    By the time the Kings advanced to the Western Conference finals against the Blackhawks last season, most of their team was being held together by tape and hope. Battered after defeating St. Louis in six games and San Jose in seven, the Kings fell to the...
  • Blackhawks' biggest threat in conference finals is themselves

    Blackhawks' biggest threat in conference finals is themselves
    In the Chicago Blackhawks dressing room Tuesday night, minutes after they won the series against the Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Energy Center, cameras caught Joel Quenneville succinctly expressing his pride as only Coach Q can. "Great job!"...