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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

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images), Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (Photo by Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Silverman: Quick Is Very Good, But Lundqvist Is Better And Playing Like It

As the puck drops in just a few hours for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Rangers and the Kings, hockey fans should be set for the finest puck-stopping matchup in recent memory.

06/04/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Stanley Cup Final Predictions

It’s LA vs. NYC. It’s Quick vs. Lundqvist. It’s west coast vs. east coast and with that being said … let the games begin! Here are our predictions for what is sure to be an unforgettable and thrilling Cup Final.

06/04/2014

The Los Angeles Kings celebrate after defeating the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 in overtime in Game Seven to win the Western Conference Final in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Justin Heiman/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Bigger, Sharper Kings Will Defeat Rangers In Stanley Cup Final

The Kings have more brute strength, bite and snarl to their game than the Rangers. They’re loaded with scorers and possess an electric power play.

06/03/2014

Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Stanley Cup Finals: Rangers Not About To Bow Before Mighty Kings

The 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.

06/03/2014

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, bottom, makes acrobatic save on the Canadiens’ Thomas Vanek during the second period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on May 29, 2014, in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Anatomy Of ‘The Save': Rangers’ Lundqvist Breaks It Down On WFAN

It was the turning point of the game, and ultimately helped springboard the Rangers into the Stanley Cup finals. Among the Blueshirts’ faithful it will simply be known as “the save.”

05/30/2014

The New York Rangers celebrate after defeating the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 to advance to the Stanley Cup finals. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Silverman: Western Conference Foe Better Not Sleep On These Rangers

There will be ample opportunity to diagnose the finals between now and puck drop next Wednesday, but the one thing we know is that the Rangers will not be easily dismissed no matter who they face.

05/30/2014

Henrik Lundqvist makes an incredible save against the Montreal Canadiens during Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kallas: Greatest Save Ever? Henrik Lifts Rangers To Stanley Cup Finals

In 1994, many of us thought indeed that “This one will last a lifetime.” But, thankfully, 20 years later, we can hope that a second Cup in our lifetime is, at least, a possibility.

05/30/2014

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers celebrates with his teammates after defeating the Montreal Canadiens in Game 6 to win the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014. The New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1-0.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Lundqvist, Rangers 4 Wins Away From Bringing Home Lord Stanley’s Cup

When the final buzzer sounded Thursday night, the Broadway Blueshirts were in the Stanley Cup finals for the first time since captain Mark Messier was in charge.

05/30/2014

Henrik Lundqvist celebrates after the Rangers defeat the Canadiens in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

4 Reasons The Rangers Will Win The Stanley Cup

You think the Kings or Blackhawks can come in here and do damage? They might want to bring some ear plugs and anxiety meds. Just sayin’.

05/30/2014

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5 Reasons Why You Should Become A Hockey Fan NOW

Of the four major professional sports leagues in the US, the NHL gets the least amount of coverage in the media, with fans and on television. With the Eastern and Western Conference Finals both going to Game 6, now is a perfect time to start watching hockey and here are 5 reasons why.

05/29/2014

Brad Richards of the New York Rangers tangles with Alex Galchenyuk of the Montreal Canadiens during Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals at Madison Square Garden. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Rangers ‘As Confident As Ever’ Heading Into Game 6 Against Canadiens

Now that the Canadiens have staved off elimination once in Game 5, the Rangers are wary of giving them any more hope they can turn the tables.

05/29/2014

Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Expect The Best From Henrik Lundqvist In Game 6

Canadiens winger Rene Bourque made some rather pointed remarks in an obvious attempt to rattle Lundqvist ahead of Game 6. He may have picked the wrong guy to mess with.

05/29/2014

Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

Silverman: Pressure Squarely On Habs As Rangers Prepare For Game 6

The money is on the table in Game 6, and Tokarski was quite shaky in Game 5. No matter what Therrien says publicly about his goalie, this rookie is going to have to play the game of his life to slow down the Rangers’ offense.

05/28/2014

The New York Rangers leave the ice after losing to the Montreal Canadiens in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals on May 27, 2014.  (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Better Not Bring Game 5 Stink Back To MSG

The Rangers need to leave the odor — and the brutal hockey — in Montreal after completely falling flat at Bell Center in a 7-4 defeat Tuesday.

05/28/2014

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