New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash seemed to be all but absent during his showing in the Stanley Cup Playoffs last season. He scored three goals in 25 games, and the Rangers struggled offensively in the defeat to the Stanley Cup-champion...Show More Summary
Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr remembered where he was when Steve Montador scored his first NHL playoff goal, a massive one, in fact, coming in overtime for the Calgary Flames against the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals in 2004.
Kings Coach Darryl Sutter painted a vivid picture when asked last week about his players' struggles to defend their championship.
Several of last spring's NHL playoff teams are off to unexpected slow starts this season. Some entered 2014-15 as potential Stanley Cup contenders; others were considered postseason candidates. Injuries, coaching changes, struggling stars and unaddressed roster weaknesses are among the reasons for their early struggles. Show More Summary
Gordie Howe wasn't supposed to walk or possibly even live after his brain injury in the 1950 NHL playoffs. The next season he returned to score 86 points. This among many stories from Keith Olbermann tell the tale or a remarkable man, an amazing player, and a better person, with a wit so sharp it could only be rivaled by his eidetic memory. Show More Summary
Strong goaltending and defense are key pillars for building an NHL playoff contender, but offensive depth remains a crucial element. The stronger the offense, the better the chances of success. Several factors are vital in assessing a club's potential offense. Show More Summary
In non-Olympic years, there's no wider chasm of utter sports emptiness than late July and August. NBA and NHL free agency have pretty much wrapped up, and most NFL "news" involves players describing the best shape of their lives. Thankfully,...Show More Summary
Jimmy Fallon did his superlatives routine — he’s previously covered the NHL Playoffs and Patriots-Broncos — for (...)
Exhale, hockey fans. Exhale. The road to the Stanley Cup—paved with gut-wrenching losses, miraculous comeback victories and a glut of passion and intensity—is complete. In the end, 15 squads fell short of the ultimate goal, leaving only...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Kings currently hold a 3-1 advantage over the New York Rangers in the Stanley Cup, but the conclusion of the 2014 NHL playoffs isn't necessarily on the horizon. While Game 5 could very well be the final game of the 2014 season, a win by the Rangers on Friday night would represent a turning point in the series. Show More Summary
NY Rangers fans were given a glimmer of hope last night when King Henrik Lundqvist picked the team up and carried them on his back to a 2-1 victory in game 4. This allowed the NY Rangers to avid the sweep, but do they still have a serious chance to win the Stanley Cup? It’s
At this point, with potentially just one more game remaining in the 2014 NHL playoffs, about the only thing you can be fairly certain of in contention for the Conn Smythe Trophy is that it will be a member of the Los Angeles Kings taking...Show More Summary
With the 2014 Stanley Cup Final nearing its conclusion, a number of players have separated themselves from the rest during the playoffs to be contenders for the Conn Smythe Trophy, for the postseason's most valuable player. The winner...Show More Summary
The Kings' netminder is rounding into Conn Smythe form. Jonathan Quick certainly hasn't been at his best in the 2014 NHL Playoffs, but the Los Angeles Kings have found ways to prevail time and time again. That hasn't been the case at...Show More Summary
Are they? Aren't they? We're tired of guessing! We wanna know! Hilary Duff went to the LA Kings vs. NY Rangers NHL playoff game in El Lay the other day and she had a surprising companion! No, not her adorable son Luca, her estranged hubby Mike Comrie! In addition to hanging out with the music-makin' [...]
Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand penned 14 scoresheet entries during the 2014 NHL playoffs. The catch is that nine of those entries were in the penalty section and none went under the goal heading. In turn, Marchand sandwiched a meaty middle of an eight-month campaign with two slices of musty white bread. Show More Summary
The NHL playoffs are considered by many to be the most exciting postseason in sports, and the 2014 Stanley Cup Final between the New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings is a matchup worthy of the championship series. Both New York...Show More Summary
Anton Stralman is a wrecking ball and Clifford is the wall. Anton Stralman is one of the unsung heroes for the New York Rangers in the 2014 NHL Playoffs, anchoring a sturdy blueline that helped carry the Rangers to the Stanley Cup Final. While he usually plays a quiet defensive game, Stralman stepped out in a huge way in Game 1. Show More Summary
I'm a huge Rangers fan so I'm excited as hell. I hope you get a chance to check out this series because there's nothing more thrilling than NHL playoff hockey. I have a bet with a friend of mine SLIM, over at LA Kings Insider. If I win he has to wear a Ranger shirt all day and post a picture of him in it on his blog. Show More Summary
The Kings are set to make a financial killing once again with a third straight long playoff run.