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Brown, Quick among Kings' five questions

There aren't many hard questions facing the Los Angeles Kings following their second Stanley Cup in three seasons, but the Kings still make it interesting. They again muddled through another regular season, then turned it on thanks to the addition of Marian Gaborik and the emergence of the dynamic duo of Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson. But there's always room for improvement...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Downie and Neal at Hockey Night in Barrie! by @VeryBarrieColts #HNIB

Last night in Barrie, Ontario Steve Downie and James Neal took part in an annual event that raises money for the RVH which is a local hospital. The event, which also featured Steven Stamkos, Aaron Ekblad, Tanner Pearson and many more current and former NHL players topped its highest total raised at one event this year bringing in $251,000. In the 7 years the event has been held the...
Via PensInitiative
August 15, 2014  |  Discuss

La-La-La-L.A. Gets Lord Stanley!

Just a few things that caught my eye: Alec Martinez's Cup-winning goal celebration? # priceless. I wonder if he'll ever get his gloves back. Henrik Lundqvist stopped the 50th shot of the game; he couldn't stop the 51st. #connsmythe if the Rangers had found a way to come back in this series. Two Cups in three years. And this one was won on the back...
Via Rotowire
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

'Puck luck' shifts; Kings look to finish Rangers in L.A.

NEW YORK -- Throughout the Stanley Cup Final, the New York Rangers have lamented their puck luck.  More accurately, they've lacked the little breaks and bounces that have the capability to change the course of a game. But Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden, the Blueshirts finally got lucky. Twice, to be exact, as the Los Angeles Kings had two pucks dance on the goal line...
Via Fox Sports West
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 AHL Alumni To Watch In The Stanley Cup Final

In this year’s Stanley Cup Final between the New York Rangers and Los Angeles Kings, 38 of 47 total players to have been in the lineups for each team have been alumni of the AHL. That number is extremely impressive and shows how important the AHL is for player-development in preparing players to be NHL-ready. Here are the Top 5 AHL grads to watch in the Stanley Cup Final- all...
Via Beyond The Benches
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Williams Scores OT Winner After Terrible Giveaway

Los Angeles Kings forward Justin Williams is known as Mr. Game 7, but he showed up in a key moment during Game 1. A terrible offensive zone entry by the Los Angeles Kings, Tanner Pearson specifically, turned into a scoring chance after New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi fell and then turned the puck over […] The post Justin Williams Scores OT Winner After Terrible Giveaway...
Via Diehardsport
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Three straight Game 7s: How the Kings got here

CHICAGO -- If you had said the Kings would be on the verge of a second Stanley Cup Final berth in three years about eight weeks ago, people probably would have displayed some strange looks. But the two brutal beatdowns in San Jose and a 3-0 series deficit was only the start of the extremely windy road the Kings have taken in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs. There's been more upsets...
Via Fox Sports West
June 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 5 Playoff Goals By Los Angeles Kings 70′s Line

#493969687 / gettyimages.com When the majority of people think of the best line on the Los Angeles Kings, they think of the teams top line consisting of Marian Gaborik, Anze Kopitar, and Dustin Brown. While those people are probably right, it is crucial not to overlook the extremely effective second line, known as the 70′s line. The line is comprised of Jeff Carter, Tanner Pearson...
Via Beyond The Benches
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: Hawks survive 2OT thriller ... now for the hard part

Another blown two-goal lead. An awful go-ahead goal allowed by their goaltender. A shortened bench, two overtimes and an eight-minute overtime stretch without a whistle. Now comes the hard part for the Chicago Blackhawks. They have to win in Los Angeles after staying alive with a breathtaking 5-4 double-overtime win over the Kings in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final on Wednesday...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

WCF Game 4 - Kings beat 'Hawks 5-2, take 3-1 series lead over defending champs

Staples Center hasn't exactly been home sweet home for the LA Kings this postseason, as they went just 2-4 in the first two rounds of these playoffs.But you'd never guess it from watching the last two games at Staples vs the Blackhawks.The Kings celebrate their Game 4 win over Chicago (via ESPN.com)The Kings beat the 'Hawks 5-2 in Game 4, their third-straight win in the...
Via BruinsLife
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings turn table on 'Hawks, one win away from Stanley Cup Finals

LOS ANGELES -- If there is anyone familiar with the situation the Chicago Blackhawks currently find themselves in, it's the Los Angeles Kings. Last year, four games into the series the Blackhawks held a 3-1 series lead. It took only five games to end the Kings' season and their bid to repeat as the Stanley Cup Champions. Now, nearly a year later, the defending champs find...
Via Fox Sports West
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings turn table on 'Hawks, one win away from Stanley Cup Finals

LOS ANGELES -- If there is anyone familiar with the situation the Chicago Blackhawks currently find themselves in, it's the Los Angeles Kings. Last year, four games into the series the Blackhawks held a 3-1 series lead. It took only five games to end the Kings' season and their bid to repeat as the Stanley Cup Champions. Now, nearly a year later, the defending champs find...
Via Fox Sports West
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Take Down Blackhawks for 3-1 Series Lead

Photo via: Nichole / Wikimedia Commons / Creative Commons The LA Kings are once again nearing the Stanley Cup Finals once again, with a 5-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks tonight. In the first period, LA erupted for 3 goals right off the bat. Jake Muzzin struck first, followed by Marion Gaborik and Dustin Brown. With a 3-0 lead in the beginning of the second period, the Kings had...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings defeat Blackhawks 4-3 behind “70s” line

The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 at Staples Center on Saturday night. The “70s” line, made up of Tanner Pearson (#70), Jeff Carter (#77), and Tyler Toffoli (#73) led the way with two goals in the second period. The Blackhawks started the scoring on a shorthanded goal from captain Jonathan Toews. Slava Voynov then evened in up for the Kings on the same...
Via Total Sports Live
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: L.A. looking like Kings of the West

The Los Angeles Kings' fans have to be wondering: How come we don't get this kind of bang for our buck in the regular season? The Kings haven't managed to secure home-ice advantage in each of the past three seasons, yet they have advanced to the Western Conference Final in all of those seasons. And now they have the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks on the ropes...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Kings take series lead on Chicago

Tanner Pearson gained control of the puck behind the Chicago Blackhawks’ net midway through the second period of Game 3 of the Western Conference finals Saturday at Staples Center. The Kings trailed by a goal and it didn’t look as if that might change soon. Then, with the patience of a player far more experienced, Pearson waited for the traffic to clear from in front of the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings' 'Kid Line' continues to impress in Western Conference finals

LOS ANGELES -- Jeff Carter and the kids have commanded the attention of everyone in two cities and two ice rinks through three games of the Western Conference finals. The Kings' fourth line, also known as the Kid Line or "That 70s Line" as all three wear numbers in the 70s, have combined for nine goals and 16 points in the last four games. With rookies Tanner Pearson...
Via Fox Sports West
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

NHL takeaways: L.A. looking like Kings of the West with another comeback win

The Los Angeles Kings' fans have to be wondering: How come we don't get this kind of bang for our buck in the regular season? The Kings haven't managed to secure home-ice advantage in each of the past three seasons, yet they have advanced to the Western Conference Final in all of those seasons. And now they have the defending champion Chicago Blackhawks on the ropes...
Via Fox Sports West
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Carter does it again, leads Kings past Blackhawks for 2-1 lead

  Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson are among the few Los Angeles Kings who don't have a Stanley Cup ring from two years ago. Jeff Carter is grateful the youngsters are carrying him along on their own Cup chase after their line came up with another monster game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Carter had a goal and two assists, Toffoli scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second...
Via Fox Sports West
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Kings Tied 1-1 Heading Into Tomorrow

The Kings fell to a 3-1 defeat in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final on the road in Chicago on Sunday. With .2 seconds left on a Roughing penalty to LA’s Alec Martinez the Blackhawks got on the board first 5.14 from the end of the opening period. Brandon Saad getting the slightest of touches to redirect a slap-shot from Nick Leddy past Jonathan Quick. Tanner Pearson burst into...
Via TopSportsReport
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Just like that, Kings back in series after late surge in Game 2

CHICAGO -- In two games, the Los Angeles Kings have yet to lead through an entire period. They have yet to score the first goal, falling behind in both games. By all accounts, the Kings have played only one solid period of hockey. They have shown flashes of their suffocating defense but have yet to play a complete game. So why do they have the Blackhawks scared? Playoff mystique...
Via Fox Sports West
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings confident in ability to adjust

CHICAGO -- Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals might have been somewhat of an anomaly for both teams. Neither team felt they played their best hockey, with one just a little stale from one too many days off and one a little weary from only a single day off.  Now, after looking at film and resetting a day after a 3-1 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks, the Los Angeles Kings were...
Via Fox Sports West
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings not panicking after Game 1 loss

CHICAGO -- The Los Angeles Kings have been here before. They haven't won an opening game of a postseason series yet. But down 3-0 and down 3-2, in their last two postseason series, they came back each time.  Now, the Kings find themselves in a 1-0 series deficit after dropping the opening game of the Western Conference Finals to the Blackhawks, 3-1, Sunday afternoon at the United...
Via Fox Sports West
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Thrash Ducks, Move On To Western Conference Finals

Photo via: Wikimedia Commons / Lisa Gansky The Los Angeles Kings are always dangerous, especially in elimination games. Tonight they proved that true, defeating the Anaheim Ducks 6-2. The Kings scored three quick goals in the first period thanks to Justin Williams, Jeff Carter, and Mike Richards. Riding a 3-0 lead into the second period, the Kings continued to pile on goals, with...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Kings Tied Up 2-2

Getty Images The trend of the road team winning in this series continued as the Ducks were victorious in Game 3 on Thursday by a score of 3-2. The Kings did make the last few moments interesting when they cut the deficit to one with .31 seconds to play. Tanner Pearson sent a shot on net that popped up off the Ducks netminder Jonas Hiller — who had replaced starter Frederik Andersen...
Via TopSportsReport
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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