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Kyle Okposo #21 of the New York Islanders scores an overtime shootout goal past Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center on November 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Islanders would win 2-1. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Islanders Top Kings In Shootout, Sweep SoCal Swing

After back-to-back victories over two NHL powers, it’s clear the Isles got much more than a tan from their time in the sun.

11/07/2014

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Silverman: Voynov Suspension May Be PC, But NHL Did The Right Thing

Ray Rice is having an impact on the NHL. A big impact.

10/22/2014

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

NHL Not Immune: Kings’ Voynov Suspended After Domestic Violence Arrest

Voynov is the second prominent Russian NHL player to be accused of domestic violence in a year. Colorado goalie Semyon Varlamov was arrested last October after allegations were brought against him by his girlfriend.

10/20/2014

P.K. Subban (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) and Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Francois Laplante/FreestylePhoto/Getty Images)

Sean Hartnett’s 2014-15 NHL Season Preview And Stanley Cup Prediction

Hockey is back! Now, let’s take a look at each team and their prospects for the 2014-15 season.

10/08/2014

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Friedman: 6 Best Pro Sports Franchises On Twitter

Many teams simply put out information, but there are some that get creative and really enhance their likability through their social-media interaction — particularly on Twitter. Here are six teams that just get it.

10/07/2014

Justin Williams of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the Kings 3-2 double overtime victory against the New York Rangers in Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

SEASON PREVIEW: Scandal-Free NHL Flourishing As It Steams Full Speed Ahead

Hockey is a booming business right now. After an attention-grabbing Olympic trip and an exciting postseason for the scandal-free NHL, revenue and television ratings have risen to record levels across a largely healthy, happy league.

10/03/2014

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Dustin Brown Gets Message From Rangers Fan On Package And Shoots Him Down

Brown tweeted a picture of the package on Tuesday — “Rangers Rule” was written on it — and took a little shot at the Rangers in the process.

07/30/2014

VIDEO: De Blasio Makes Good On Bet, Sings ‘I Love L.A.’ On Kimmel’s Show

“We New Yorkers honor our bets, but I don’t have that great a singing voice,” de Blasio said while fulfilling his Stanley Cup wager with LA’s mayor. “So I’ve got some friends helping me out.”

06/17/2014

Alain Vigneault, head coach of the New York Rangers, speaks to the media at a press conference following Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 9, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Silverman: Rangers Will Transition, But They Are In Great Shape Where It Counts

The best thing the Rangers have going for them in the future remains Henrik Lundqvist, but the next best thing may be Alain Vigneault.

06/16/2014

Alec Martinez celebrates after he scores the game-winning goal in double overtime against Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers to give the Kings the Stanley Cup on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

‘It’s Heartbreak': Rangers’ Lundqvist Inconsolable After Kings Raise Cup

Henrik Lundqvist sat slumped in his locker, hands on his head, still wearing his pads and skates. It would be several minutes before he was composed enough to speak.

06/14/2014

Alec Martinez #27 of the Los Angeles Kings and the Kings celebrate after scoring the game-winning goal in double overtime against the New York Rangers to win 3-2 in Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

It’s All Over: Kings Beat Rangers In Double OT, Win Stanley Cup

Alec Martinez scored 14:43 into the second overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years with a 3-2 victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5 on Friday night.

06/14/2014

Justin Williams of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with the Stanley Cup after the Kings 3-2 double overtime victory against the New York Rangers in Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Kings Playoff Star Justin Williams Wins Conn Smythe

Williams won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP on Friday night after cementing his big-game reputation with a postseason full of clutch play.

06/14/2014

Mike Richards #10 and Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings prepare to take the ice for warm-ups prior to Game Three of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on June 9, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Kings’ Jeff Carter, Mike Richards Know Miracles Work Both Ways

Carter and Richards have been there twice before. They know how fast these things can get away from a team.

06/13/2014

Henrik Lundqvist (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Lundqvist: If We Win Game 5, ‘They’re Definitely Going To Feel The Pressure’

Goalie Henrik Lundqvist took control of Game 4 with 40 saves, and he’s eager to steal another win that would make the Rangers’ unlikely quest awfully interesting.

06/13/2014

Derek Stepan #21 of the New York Rangers lies on the ice after clearing the puck from the goal line behind Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers during the third period of Game Four of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2014 in New York, New York.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers Hope Stepan’s Game-Saving Play Is Catalyst For Comeback

Although Derek Stepan’s goal-line save happened in a frantic blur, the Rangers center had a few chances to marvel at the replay in the ensuing 24 hours.

06/13/2014

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