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The puck stops just outside the goal behind Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers after a flurry at the net late in the third period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals at Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Finally Get Some ‘Puck Luck’ As Finals Head Back To LA

The Kings got all the bounces in the first three games. Or as Henrik Lundqvist calls it, “puck luck.” The Rangers had more than their share of it Wednesday.

06/12/2014

The Los Angeles Kings celebrate Justin Williams' overtime game-winner against the New York Rangers as the Kings defeated the Rangers 3-2 during Game 1 of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Staples Center on June 4, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Girardi On Game 1 Blunder: ‘I’m Just Going To Forget About It’

The Rangers played right into the hands of the Kings in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals. They took a 2-0 lead in the first 15 minutes and were shut down by Jonathan Quick the rest of the way.

06/05/2014

The Los Angeles Kings celebrate a goal by Dustin Brown during the first period of Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Chicago Blackhawks at Staples Center on May 26, 2014. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Friedman: Kings Aren’t Sexy, They Just Beat The Tar Out Of Everyone

The 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?

05/28/2014

Jonathan Quick and Marian Gaborik (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Fearless Predictions For The 2013 NHL Season

Who’s primed to lift the Stanley Cup at season’s end? Hartnett has readied his fearless NHL predictions for the 2013 season.

01/18/2013

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Hartnett: 10 Things NHL Fans Can Look Forward To After Lockout

The NHL’s return will bring fierce competition for playoff spots, faces in new places and two legends going for one last glory.

01/09/2013

Bryce Salvador (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Unheralded Devils’ Veteran Salvador Finally Getting His Due

Bryce Salvador has taken his game to new heights, allowing the Devils to continue their Stanley Cup Final fight back against the Kings.

06/11/2012

Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Devils Struggling To Match Kings’ Firepower

New Jersey simply cannot match ammunition with a loaded Los Angeles Kings’ roster.

WFAN–06/04/2012

Jonathan Quick (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images), Martin Brodeur (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Quick’s Challenge — To Overcome Devils’ Old Master Brodeur

Colorful play-by-play voice Doc Emrick said it best Wednesday night: “The goaltenders have been sparkling.”

WFAN–05/31/2012

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Devils, Kings Set For Game 1 Of Unlikely Stanley Cup Matchup

Roughly 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.

05/30/2012

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Silverman: Devils Beware: Kings Are Playing Like Kings

For Devils fans, this is not the same team that New Jersey defeated twice in the regular season.

05/29/2012

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Kings Headed To Stanley Cup Finals, Await Winner Of Rangers-Devils

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.

05/23/2012

Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings looks to make a glove save in the first period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final against the Phoenix Coyotes during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Jobing.com Arena on May 15, 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Silverman: Watch Out Rangers: Kings Could Be Crowned Champs

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.

05/16/2012