NHL Headlines Of The WeekWith excitement surrounding the entire league, we take a look at some of the top NHL headlines from this week.
Quick, Kings Top Rangers Again In Stanley Cup RematchMarian Gaborik snapped a second-period tie, and Jonathan Quick shook off an opening-minute goal to lift the Los Angeles Kings to a 4-2 victory over the New York Rangers on Tuesday.
Silverman: Brutal Puck Luck Is Totally Killing Snake-Bitten RangersThe record will show that the Rangers lost 3-0 on Monday night, but they were not outplayed. They dominated for several stretches, but simply could not get the puck by Jonathan Quick.
Rangers Don't Do Lundqvist Any Favors In Deflating Game 3The last thing the Rangers needed to do was help the Kings score. New York did so on all three goals in Monday night's Stanley Cup finals game at MSG.
Connecticut Kid Quick Has Rangers On Ropes In Stanley Cup FinalsJonathan Quick looked right at home on the road inside MSG. One more night like this, and the Connecticut native will be able to skate with the Cup under the bright lights of Broadway.
Rangers On The Brink After Being Shut Out By Kings In Game 3Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are finishing off the New York Rangers in a big hurry.
Silverman: Quick Is Very Good, But Lundqvist Is Better And Playing Like ItAs 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.
CBS Local Sports' 2014 Stanley Cup Final PredictionsIt'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.
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?
It Would Have Taken A Miracle: Canada Handles Team USA AgainFor the rematch, Canada skipped the overtime and shelved the theatrics. One slick goal and 60 minutes of stifling defensive hockey kept the Canadians firmly on top of the U.S. and moved them to the brink of gold again.
Silverman: U.S. Men's Hockey Had The Personnel, Just Not The DeterminationIf you take an honest look at Canada’s 1-0 victory over the United States in the Olympic hockey tournament semifinal, the difference seemed to be a lot more than one goal.
Drop That Puck! U.S. Set To Meet Rival Canada In Sochi SemisWith 24 American and Canadian players returning from the Vancouver Olympics' decisive game, which famously ended with Sidney Crosby's overtime goal, there's no shortage of motivation.