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Stanley Cup Final

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

The Rangers’ Dan Girardi, left, battles the Kings’ Kyle Clifford along the boards during the first period of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Nightmare Moments Aside, Girardi’s Perseverance Pays Off For Rangers

The dreaded two-goal lead. The Rangers had made blowing it an art form before Wednesday night’s Game 4 at Madison Square Garden.

06/12/2014

Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers skates at the start of Game Four of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at Madison Square Garden on June 11, 2014. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Fear Drove Lundqvist To Summon His Best, Keeping Rangers Alive

“We didn’t want to see the Cup coming out on our home ice,” Lundqvist said. “Just the thought of it would make me sick.”

06/12/2014

The Kings’ Justin Williams causes havoc against the Rangers during Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on June 7, 2014 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Silverman: Kings’ Williams Proof You Don’t Have To Be Superstar To Be Playoff Stud

What 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.

06/11/2014

Rangers center Mark Messier advances the puck during a game against the Washington Capitals at the MCI Center on March 18, 2004. (Photo by Mitchell Layton/Getty Images)

Messier On WFAN: Rangers Should Still Feel Good Despite 0-2 Hole

Don’t count Mark Messier as one of the many who think the Stanley Cup Final is already over.

06/09/2014

Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates his double-overtime game winner with teammates as the Kings defeat the New York Rangers 5-4 during Game Two of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Staples Center on June 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: It May Take Perfection For Rangers To Beat Overpowering Kings

The grueling race for the Stanley Cup is nearing its climax, and the Rangers have reached a critical moment against a formidable opponent.

06/09/2014

Ryan McDonagh #27 of the New York Rangers celebrates with teammates Anton Stralman #6, Derek Dorsett #15, Carl Hagelin #62 and Dominic Moore #28 after McDonagh scores a first-period goal against the Los Angeles Kings during Game Two of the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Staples Center on June 7, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Are Far From Done; Their Biggest Strength Is Resiliency

Whenever the Rangers have reached what appears to be their breaking point, they have found a way of turning their emotion into a rallying spirit and driven focus.

06/09/2014

Martin St. Louis (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Rangers Wouldn’t Have Reached Final Without Spirit Of St. Louis

With the Rangers facing a 1-0 series deficit ahead of Game 2, there is no skater more valuable on this team than St. Louis because of the collection of experiences he’s acquired and his willingness to dispense advice.

06/06/2014

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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

A detailed view of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final Logo during Media Day at Staples Center on June 3, 2014 in Los Angeles, California (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Here We Go! 5 Things To Watch In Rangers-Kings Stanley Cup Final

Here are five things to watch when the Kings host Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in franchise history.

06/04/2014

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WATCH: Gov. Christie Unexpectedly Calls Boomer & Carton, Predicts Rangers In 6

Gov. Chris Christie — an old friend of the Boomer & Carton program — called up the morning show unexpectedly on Wednesday morning. They talked about the Rangers and their bid to win their first Stanley Cup in 20 years.

06/04/2014

Mats Zuccarello (Photo by Francois Laplante/Freestyle Photography/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Zuccarello Carries Hopes Of Growing Hockey Nation On His Back

Zuccarello is only one of seven Norwegians who have played in the NHL, and he’s set to shatter all records held by a Norwegian.

06/04/2014

The Los Angeles Kings celebrate 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 Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Friedman: They’re Just Too Good — Kings Will Oust Rangers In 6

Los Angeles is better offensively, has a slight edge on defense and has an elite puck-stopper, even if he’s not the better one in this series.

06/04/2014

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Governors Cuomo, Brown Make Friendly Wager Ahead Of Rangers-Kings Final

With the Rangers set to take on the Kings in the Stanley Cup Final, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and California Governor Jerry Brown have made a friendly interstate wager.

06/03/2014

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Oops! NHL Online Store Accidentally Discounts Customized Rangers Jerseys

The NHL online store accidentally discounted prices for authentic, customized 2014 Stanley Cup jerseys. And when we say discounted, we mean discounted.

06/03/2014

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