The Devils played one of their worst games of the postseason in dropping the series opener 2-1 in overtime, and they can’t afford another sub-par effort.
It’s not about opening the show. It’s about closing it the right way.
Colorful play-by-play voice Doc Emrick said it best Wednesday night: “The goaltenders have been sparkling.”
East. West. It doesn’t make a difference to the Los Angeles Kings. All they have done in the playoffs is win and the Eastern Conference champion New Jersey Devils became their latest victim.
For Devils fans, this is not the same team that New Jersey defeated twice in the regular season.
A great road playoff run has the Los Angeles Kings in a place they haven’t been since the Great One was skating in Southern California.
New York superiority? Not in this case. The Kings have all the elements that you want in a hockey team. They have a powerhouse of a team that is threatening to make the playoffs a shambles.
Sean Hartnett shares his fearless Western Conference opening round predictions and reveals his Stanley Cup favorite.
The Devils pulled off a surprise shutout victory over the Kings on Tuesday, causing some fans to voice their confidence. November match-ups against the Flyers, Capitals and Bruins could paint a clearer picture of the NJ’s progress.
Henrik Lundqvist knocked Anze Kopitar’s shootout shot over the net to earn his 200th NHL win and give the Rangers a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night.
The surging Kings look to extend their season-high road winning streak to four while trying to match the club record for consecutive games with at least one point Thursday night against the Rangers.
Loui Eriksson’s second goal, an empty-netter at 18:49 of the third period, helped seal an 11-10 victory for Team Lidstrom against Team Staal on Sunday in the NHL All-Star Game
Anze Kopitar had two goals and an assist, Dustin Brown scored on a penalty shot and the Los Angeles Kings handed the New York Islanders their 10th straight loss, 5-1 on Saturday night.