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Thursday, Jun 12, 2014 at 12:14 AM
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By James Neveau

Kings Lose Game 4 to Rangers, 2-1

Kings Lose Game 4 to Rangers, 2-1

The Los Angeles Kings fought an uphill battle all night long, but Henrik Lundqvist remained strong throughout the third period as the New York Rangers won 2-1 on Wednesday night. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 11, 2014 at 10:39 AM
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By James Neveau

If Kings Win Title, Who Should Win Conn Smythe?

If Kings Win Title, Who Should Win Conn Smythe?

The Los Angeles Kings could win their second Stanley Cup championship in three years Wednesday, but if they do, who should win playoff MVP honors? Read »

Monday, Jun 9, 2014 at 8:13 PM
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By James Neveau

Kings Shut Out Rangers 3-0 in Game 3

Kings Shut Out Rangers 3-0 in Game 3

The Los Angeles Kings used a great performance from Jonathan Quick to shutout the New York Rangers 3-0 on Monday night, putting themselves one win away from the Stanley Cup. Read »

Sunday, Jun 8, 2014 at 12:14 AM
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By James Neveau

Kings Beat Rangers 5-4 in Double OT

Kings Beat Rangers 5-4 in Double OT

The Los Angeles Kings won a 5-4 decision in double overtime over the New York Rangers thanks to a Dustin Brown goal to take a 2-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final. Read »

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 at 9:40 AM
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By James Neveau

Doughty Plays Big Role as Kings Win Game 1

Doughty Plays Big Role as Kings Win Game 1

The Los Angeles Kings got off to a good start in the Stanley Cup Final Wednesday , knocking off the New York Rangers by a score of 3-2. We examine their Three Stars of the game here. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 8:43 PM
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By James Neveau

Kings Beat Rangers 3-2 in Game 1 of Cup Final

Kings Beat Rangers 3-2 in Game 1 of Cup Final

The Los Angeles Kings drew first blood in the Stanley Cup Final as Justin Williams scored the overtime game winner to beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night. Read »

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014 at 8:46 AM
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By James Neveau

Rangers vs. Kings: Five Key Matchups

Rangers vs. Kings: Five Key Matchups

When the Stanley Cup Final begins Wednesday night, five key matchups will help determine whether the Rangers or Kings come out on top. Read »

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 11:00 AM
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By James Neveau

First Thoughts: Rangers vs. Kings

First Thoughts: Rangers vs. Kings

The Los Angeles Kings may be viewed as the heavy favorites in the Stanley Cup Final, but that doesn't mean they should take the New York Rangers for granted. Read »

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 8:45 AM
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By James Neveau

Kings Make Big Statement With Game 7 Win

Kings Make Big Statement With Game 7 Win

The Los Angeles Kings haven't made it easy, but with their Game 7 win over the Chicago Blackhawks, they find themselves in prime position to win their second title in three seasons. Read »

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 5:25 AM
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By James Neveau

Williams, Kopitar Look to Continue Game 7 Success

Williams, Kopitar Look to Continue Game 7 Success

The Los Angeles Kings have already won two Game 7 match-up so far in these playoffs, but they will need to be at their absolute best to take down the Chicago Blackhawks Sunday. Read »

Monday, Jun 2, 2014 at 3:57 AM
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By James Neveau

Kings to Open Cup Final Wednesday vs. Rangers

Kings to Open Cup Final Wednesday vs. Rangers

The Los Angeles Kings will open the Stanley Cup Final on home ice Wednesday night against the New York Rangers. Read »

Sunday, Jun 1, 2014 at 9:06 PM
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By James Neveau

Kings Advance to Stanley Cup Final

The Los Angeles Kings have advanced to the Stanley Cup Final with a 5-4 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday night. Read »

Friday, May 30, 2014 at 11:48 PM
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By James Neveau

Kings Lose 4-3 to Blackhawks in Game 6

Kings Lose 4-3 to Blackhawks in Game 6

The Los Angeles Kings got two quick goals from Drew Doughty and Alec Martinez, but Duncan Keith tied things up at 3-3 and Patrick Kane's goal gave Chicago a 4-3 win in Game 6. Read »

Friday, May 30, 2014 at 5:42 AM
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By James Neveau

Kopitar Line Comes Through in Kings' Loss

Kopitar Line Comes Through in Kings' Loss

The Los Angeles Kings may have dropped a 5-4 decision to the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday, but there are several positives they can build upon for their Game 6 rematch Friday. Read »

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 8:50 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks Beat Kings 5-4 in Game 5

Blackhawks Beat Kings 5-4 in Game 5

In the second overtime period Michal Handzus scored the game-winning goal as the Chicago Blackhawks knocked off the Los Angeles Kings by a score of 5-4 in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final. Read »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed is a regular fixture at sporting events around Southern California. Shahan is in his fifth season covering the Los Angeles Lakers for NBC Los Angeles. Along with covering practices and shootarounds in LA, he has covered the team in Beijing, Shanghai, New York, Brooklyn, Miami, Cleveland, Las Vegas, Oklahoma City, Houston, San Diego and New Orleans. In addition, Shahan also covers the LA Rams, LA Clippers and special sports events around Southern California. Shahan also covers European football for Yahoo! Sports and has covered Premier League and La Liga matches in England and Spain, respectively.
Michael Duarte Michael J. Duarte is a Los Angeles-based writer covering the Dodgers for NBCLA. Born and raised in the City of Angels, Michael did his undergraduate work at the University of California Santa Barbara and a graduate program at the University of Southern California. Michael was awarded the Paul Lazarus Scholarship Award in 2004 for his writing and is the 2005 recipient of the prestigious Corwin Writing Award. In addition to sports writing, Michael is an avid runner and softball player.
James Neveau James is a Chicago-based sportswriter who has covered hockey for numerous publications and websites. He currently covers the Blackhawks and the Chicago Bears for NBC Chicago, and covers the Kings and the Ducks for NBCLA.
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