Stanley Cup Final

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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

Rangers fans going bonkers at MSG (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

VIDEO: Rangers Fan Crowd Surfs At Raucous MSG After Game 6

An alternate headline could have easily been “Rangers Fans Get CRAZY LOUD,” because, wow, what an atmosphere Thursday night at Madison Square Garden.

05/30/2014

The Rangers celebrate after winning Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Ticket Prices Soar As Rangers Get Chance To Advance To Stanley Cup Finals

The Rangers have a chance to advance to the Stanley Cup finals, and that means fans wanting to go to Thursday night’s game are going to have to pay a pretty penny.

05/29/2014

Mark Messier and Craig Carton (Credit: Al Dukes/WFAN)

Messier On WFAN: Rangers Are Good Enough To Get To Stanley Cup Final

To get to the Stanley Cup Final, the Blueshirts will have to get past the likes of the mighty Bruins and Penguins in the Eastern Conference. Are the Rangers good enough to get there? Mark Messier thinks they are.

04/02/2014

Zdeno Chara hits Bryan Bickell in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. (credit: Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Four Keys For Bruins In Game 4 Of Stanley Cup Final

Now, nothing in the world is more important for the Bruins than winning Game 4. Here’s a look at how they can do it.

06/19/2013

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Krug Itching To Redeem Himself After Game 1 Turnover

Torey Krug is ready to make up for his costly turnover in Game 1, and it sounds like the Bruins will give him that opportunity.

06/14/2013

Andrew Shaw celebrates with teammates after Shaw scored the game-winning goal in the third overtime to give the Blackhawks a 4-3 win in Game 1 of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Judging By Game 1, Blackhawks-Bruins Will Deliver Classic Cup Final

The Hawks and Bruins will empty their tanks in every contest until one team is left shattered on the ice and the wobbly-legged victors lift the Stanley Cup above their heads.

06/13/2013

Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks scores the game-winning goal in the third overtime to against goalie Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins to give the Bruins a 4-3 win in Game One of the NHL 2013 Stanley Cup Final at United Center on June 12, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Take Game 1 From Bruins In Triple-OT Thriller

Of course, it was Andrew Shaw. The pesky little forward always gets up when he’s knocked down.

06/13/2013

Jaromir Jagr (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Immortal Jaromir Jagr Looking To Taste Stanley Cup Glory Once Again

Jagr’s wait to return to the Finals has taken him beyond 20 years. Here’s to hoping that he makes the most of his opportunity and turns back the clock by making a big impact for the Bruins at the big dance.

06/12/2013

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