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Kings Advance To Western Conference Finals With 2-1 Game 7 Victory

Justin Williams scored two goals in the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 on Tuesday night.

05/29/2013

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Caps Have to Eliminate Somebody Early If They Want ‘The Cup’

The Caps hopes for a series sweep were dashed in their 4-3 loss to the Rangers Monday, but the chance for a short series in the interest of sparing their legs for a deep playoff run is still alive.

05/08/2013

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After Breakout Season, Rising Star Derek Stepan Has Eyes On Stanley Cup Playoffs

After quickly dismissing a question regarding the health and status of key defenseman Marc Staal, by saying there was no update regarding his eye injury, Tortorella became engaged when asked about rising star Derek Stepan.

05/01/2013

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Hartnett: Fearless Predictions For The 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs

Who’s ready to lift the Stanley Cup? Sean Hartnett gives you a full breakdown of the 2013 NHL Playoffs.

04/30/2013

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Wings-Ducks: Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview

April 17, 2013…it was a Wednesday night. It had no real significance when the day started. It had tremendous significance when the night ended.

04/30/2013

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Hoge: It’s Stanley Cup Or Bust For Blackhawks

While the sights and sounds of the playoffs are familiar for a team making its fifth straight playoff appearance, the expectations this year certainly are not.

04/30/2013

The Kings' Jeff Carter celebrates his second-period goal during Los Angeles' 6-1 win over the Devils in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals. The Kings won their first cup in their 45-year existence. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Nightmare End For Devils As Kings Earn Their Crown With Game 6 Rout

The Los Angeles Kings’ 45-year Stanley Cup quest ended in a triumphant flourish of blood, sweat and power-play goals. After missing two chances to claim the title last week, the long-suffering Kings are NHL champions for the first time.

06/12/2012

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Never-Say-Die Devils Believing They Can Pull Off The (Nearly) Impossible

Winning Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals did more than keep the Devils alive. It gave them a sniff, a scent, a feeling. Call it momentum if you want.

06/08/2012

The Devils' Adam Henrique, right, celebrates after giving New Jersey a 2-1 third-period lead in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Los Angeles on June 6, 2012. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Devils Come Alive In 3rd, Force Kings’ Fans To Put Away The Brooms

Adam Henrique scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:29 to play, Martin Brodeur made 21 saves, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a sweep in the Stanley Cup finals.

06/07/2012

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What Pressure? Devils Rookie Henrique Continues To Dazzle On Big Stage

After Henrique scored the tiebreaker to win Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals on Wednesday night, he became the first rookie to get three game-winning goals in one playoff year since 1999.

06/07/2012

The Kings’ Dwight King, left, puts a shot under the leg pad of Devils goaltender Martin Brodeur during the second period of Game 3 of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 4, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Devils’ Stanley Cup Dreams All But Gone After Kings’ Game 3 Rout

The Los Angeles Kings are one win away from putting a Hollywood ending on one of the most spectacular playoff runs in NHL history.

06/05/2012

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Devils’ Kovalchuk: ‘We’ll Be A Desperate Team In Game 4′

Only three NHL teams have rallied from a 3-0 deficit to win a playoff series, and just one – the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs – did it in the Stanley Cup finals.

06/05/2012

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