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In Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday night, Derick Brassard delivered a check to the body of Los Angeles Kings captain Dustin Brown in the second period. Brown was slammed into the boards and went down immediately.Brown lay on the ice for a few moments and was tended to by a Kings trainer. He skated to the Kings' bench, but didn't go to the locker room. Brassard was called for a two-minute boarding minor. The Rangers killed off the penalty and the score remained tied at 2. Brown returned to the game a few minutes later.Your browser does not support iframes.Brassard should know how a hard check feels. He missed a couple games of the Eastern Conference Final after a hard check by Montreal Canadiens' Mike Weaver.The NHL Department of Player Safety takes a look at all these hits, but could this one cost the Rangers another player due to suspension?

Report: Kings could be up for sale after Stanley Cup Finals

The L.A. Clippers may not be the only team in the area that will operate under new ownership. Philip Anschutz and AEG may attempt to sell the L.A. Kings at the conclusion of the 2014 season, according to a report in the New York Post. One "well-placed banker" told The Post the team has been losing money and has essentially been up for sale for the past five years if the...

The Beginning of an Amazing Stanley Cup Final; Kings lead 1-0 in Thrilling Fassion

Dustin Brown holding the Stanley Cup in 2012 | Photo courtesy of WikiMediaCommons. The Los Angeles Kings are hoping that the Stanley Cup, hockey’s most coveted trophy, ends up above each of their heads for the franchise’s second time in their history. A 3-2 overtime victory at Staples Center brings that vision closer. Justin Williams is becoming a household name. The New York...

Kings talk up Mike Richards amid buyout speculation

Midway through the Chicago series, L.A. center Mike Richards found himself in the middle of contract buyout talk. On Friday, his teammates set about defending his value. “I think it’s fair to say everyone in here understands what [Richards] does for us,” Kings captain Dustin Brown said. “Everyone has a different view. I don’t know how many questions I’ve had to answer...

How Henrik Lundqvist went from 7th-round pick to King of New York

Don Maloney would love to take credit for drafting goaltender Henrik Lundqvist while Maloney was the New York Rangers assistant general manager from 1996 to 2007. "I swam the Atlantic Ocean, climbed mountains and screamed and yelled until we took him," Maloney said Monday. The truth? "It was dumb, blind luck," said Maloney, now the Coyotes GM. "I liked his...

If Barry Melrose Was The NHL Broadcasting Commissioner

from Suzanna Bezyan of LA Kings 101, Barry Melrose, a former Los Angeles Kings coach and current NHL Network contributor, commentator and NHL analyst for ESPN, was recently asked if he were made the Commissioner of NHL broadcasting what changes would he implement to make the game more television friendly. The five points he discussed were; Show athlete’s personalities more...

Video: Justin Williams Scores OT Winner For Kings

Clearing the puck is a crucial job for an NHL defenseman, and Dan Girardi failed to do so in overtime. Girardi’s gaffe led to Justin Williams scoring on a point blank shot to give the Kings a 1-0 series lead over the Rangers. Here’s the goal: The Kings will attempt to take a 2-0 series lead when these teams meet again on Saturday night. The post Video: Justin Williams Scores...

Justin Williams wins Game One in overtime

Justin Williams capitalized off a pretty gruesome Dan Girardi turnover to give the Kings a victory in Game One. The Kings also came back from down 2-0 in the first period, scoring once in the first and once in the second to tie the game, before Williams won it in overtime. It wasn’t all bad for […]

Kings’ Drew Doughty Goes Between-The-Legs For Filthy Goal (Video)

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty put on an offensive-zone show Wednesday night. Doughty coughed up a first-period giveaway that allowed the New York Rangers to take an early lead in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, but he atoned for his mistake a period later. After receiving a pass from Justin Williams, the blueliner undressed Derek Dorsett with a between-the-legs deke...

Scouting the opposition: Jonathan Quick

On Wednesday evening, the Rangers will play their first Stanley Cup Final game since 1994. Twenty years worth of anticipation, a big-market, celebrity-fueled war between New York City and Los Angeles. And, at the center of it all, a marquee goaltending matchup for the ages. Since I have done my Preseason Top 30 Goaltenders list, […]

Kings forward Justin Williams was mic'd up for the OT Stanley Cup Final winner

Los Angeles Kings forward Justin Williams is mic'd up for the overtime winner against the New York Rangers in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final.Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home

2014 Stanley Cup Final: Most Important Matchups In Kings-Rangers Showdown

New York Rangers head coach Alain Vigneault and Los Angeles Kings bench boss Darryl Sutter are two of the brightest hockey minds in the NHL, but their toughest challenge of the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs has yet to unfold. The Kings and Rangers begin the Cup Final at Staples Center on Wednesday night, and the coach who wins the matchup battles consistently will put his team in the...

LA Kings Fans Spend Over $1 Million On Game 1 Of Stanley Cup Final

A championship series always gets fans into the arenas like championship series, and the Los Angeles Kings hosted a fu…

2014 NHL Playoff Predictions: Stanley Cup Final

For the Conference finals, I went 2/2 predicting both the Kings and the Rangers to be the winners. Who is going to win the Stanley Cup? 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions: Final MatchupPredicted Winner Los Angeles Kings vs. New York RangersLos Angeles Kings

Practice notes: John Moore back in lineup

Per Pat Leonard, defenseman John Moore was back in his usual spot on the blue line, next to partner Kevin Klein on the third pair. Leonard also noted that Moore was on the second powerplay unit with Dan Girardi. Moore missed Game Six of the ECF and Game One of the SCF, serving a suspension […]

Friday (6/6/14) Headlines

Bergen Record - Kings notes: Marian Gaborik’s neighborhood Bergen Record - Kings know they can’t keep chasing leads Bergen Record - Rangers notes: John Moore likely back in lineup for Game 2 New York Post - Rangers need more than just Henrik to bring ‘A’ game New York Post - Girardi’s agonizing wait for a chance at redemption New York Post - Rallies the norm for Kings...
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