Stanley Cup Final

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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.