Rangers' Vigneault: Kings 'One Of The Best Teams I've Seen'The coach had formed a few impressions after Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals, and they made him even more wary of the Los Angeles Kings.
Stanley Cup Finals: Rangers Not About To Bow Before Mighty KingsThe Rangers know that many, if not most, in the hockey world aren't giving them much of a chance to win the Cup. They have heard it before, and have just gone about their business.
Silverman: Big, Powerful Kings Will Be A Massive Test For RangersThe Kings are a talented team that has played brilliantly in the postseason. They won the seventh game on the road in three consecutive series, and head coach Daryl Sutter has his team playing at the peak of its power.
Friedman: Kings Aren't Sexy, They Just Beat The Tar Out Of EveryoneThe Los Angeles Kings' seven-game struggle in the first round exemplified their modus operandi over the last few years -- rise to the occasion when it matters most, and, when it’s least expected. But why don’t we expect it?
Schwei: Wrapping Up The Devils' Stanley Cup RunMartin Brodeur is leaning toward returning next season, but if this year's Stanley Cup proves to be his last, the future Hall of Famer who wears number 30 will have played in 30 Final games, going 17 and 13.
Never-Say-Die Devils Believing They Can Pull Off The (Nearly) ImpossibleWinning Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals did more than keep the Devils alive. It gave them a sniff, a scent, a feeling. Call it momentum if you want.
Hartnett: Devils Struggling To Match Kings' FirepowerNew Jersey simply cannot match ammunition with a loaded Los Angeles Kings' roster.
Stanley Cup Final: Devils Out To Solve Kings' Road Mojo In Game 2The 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.
Los Angeles Waits To Be Hockey TownLos Angeles has waited nearly 20 years for the Kings to make their second trip to the Stanley Cup finals. And they might have picked the perfect time to get there.
Silverman: Sorry, Devils Fans — Kings Will Wear CrownThe Devils have been the overlooked team throughout these playoffs. Sure, they'll push the Kings to the limit, but Los Angeles has shown the ability to win on the road.
Devils, Kings Set For Game 1 Of Unlikely Stanley Cup MatchupRoughly two years ago, the Devils and Kings were the finalists for then-free agent Ilya Kovalchuk. Wednesday night, the teams will start fighting for a much bigger prize, the Stanley Cup.
Schwei: Devils Sights Set On Franchise's 4th Stanley Cup In 5 TriesThe New Jersey Devils are in the Stanley Cup Finals for the fifth time in team history, and they will attempt to capture their fourth championship as their series with the Los Angeles Kings begins on Wednesday night at Prudential Center.