Kings Playoff Star Justin Williams Wins Conn SmytheWilliams won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP on Friday night after cementing his big-game reputation with a postseason full of clutch play.
Silverman: Kings' Williams Proof You Don't Have To Be Superstar To Be Playoff StudWhat has made the Kings so dangerous in the Stanley Cup Final – and the preceding three rounds as well – is that they are loaded with finishers on their roster -- and they have actually finished.
Hartnett: Rangers Need Slumping Star Rick Nash To Find His Game ASAPIt’s one thing to get by the Flyers, Penguins and Canadiens without consistent contributions from No. 61. The Kings are a different kind of animal, as we saw in Game 1.
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.
OT Bummer: Kings Slide Past Rangers In Game 1 Of Stanley Cup FinalJustin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
Hartnett: Fearless Predictions For The 2013 NHL SeasonWho's primed to lift the Stanley Cup at season's end? Hartnett has readied his fearless NHL predictions for the 2013 season.
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.
Hartnett: Admiration Between Stanley Cup Rivals, Devils And KingsThe Los Angeles Kings have plenty of respect for the New Jersey Devils, as the two Stanley Cup Finalists share many qualities.
Hartnett: Fearless Western Conference And Stanley Cup PredictionsSean Hartnett shares his fearless Western Conference opening round predictions and reveals his Stanley Cup favorite.
Hartnett: Devils Defy Kings; Victory An Exception Or Rule?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.
Suspect Indicted In Lakewood Officer's KillingJahmell Crockam was charged with shooting Officer Christopher Matlosz after the officer pulled his police cruiser alongside the 19-year-old.