Stanley Cup Finals
“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.”
As is always the case at the end of the season, changes will be made before the team gets back together for training camp in about three months.
The Kimmel show says de Blasio will also treat a studio audience in Los Angeles to New York City hot dogs on Monday night.
So was this actually a close series despite the Kings winning in just five games? You bet it was.
The Rangers took their fans on an incredible ride that was equally unexpected and unforgettable. Now the page immediately turns to preparations for next season.
After being asked by Craigie who (or what) is to blame for the Rangers Stanley Cup Final loss to the Kings, Boomer was not left searching for answers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
No NY defenseman has been more consistent throughout the entirety of the playoffs. But holding on to him after the Stanley Cup finals could prove difficult.
The Kings got all the bounces in the first three games. Or as Henrik Lundqvist calls it, “puck luck.” The Rangers had more than their share of it Wednesday.
Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves and Benoit Pouliot and Martin St. Louis each scored as the Rangers managed to keep the Los Angeles Kings at bay in a 2-1 victory in Game 4 on Wednesday night.
While the Kings are trying to close out the series, New York’s focus is strictly on moving past disappointment and getting back to LA for Game 5.