Los Angeles Kings
With most of the 2013-14 team returning, the Kings begin their title defense against the visiting Sharks on Wednesday night.
The Sharks have been awarded their first outdoor game, and will host the Los Angeles Kings at Levi’s Stadium on February 21, 2015.
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.
It’s LA vs. NYC. It’s Quick vs. Lundqvist. It’s west coast vs. east coast and with that being said … let the games begin! Here are our predictions for what is sure to be an unforgettable and thrilling Cup Final.
Leading their NHL playoff series against the Los Angeles Kings 3-0, the Sharks lost four in a row in a bitter end to what started as a promising year.
Joe Thornton and the Sharks have been in command of many playoff series over the past decade. The San Jose captain has also seen just how easily control slips away during nine straight postseason trips without raising the Stanley Cup.
After two straight playoff runs extending well into June, Dustin Brown believes the Los Angeles Kings only get the full benefit of all that experience if they stay together.
Los Angeles is the 14th consecutive NHL champion to fail to repeat, but the first in four years to make it back to the conference finals the next year.
Head coach Joel Quenneville made one thing clear: The Blackhawks had to get the puck to Patrick Kane.
Marian Hossa scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and the Chicago Blackhawks moved to the brink of the Stanley Cup finals with a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Thursday night in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals.