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Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 3:56 AM
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By James Neveau

Kings' Three Keys to Victory

Kings' Three Keys to Victory

The Los Angeles Kings have a golden opportunity to finish off the Chicago Blackhawks on Wednesday night, and we have their Three Keys to victory as they look to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. Read »

Monday, May 26, 2014 at 9:50 PM
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By James Neveau

Kings Beat Blackhawks 5-2 in Game 4

Kings Beat Blackhawks 5-2 in Game 4

The Los Angeles Kings scored three first period goals and never looked back as they knocked off the Chicago Blackhawks by a score of 5-2 in Game 4 of the Western Conference Final. Read »

Monday, May 26, 2014 at 1:39 PM
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By James Neveau

Blackhawks vs. Kings: 3 Keys to an LA Victory

Blackhawks vs. Kings: 3 Keys to an LA Victory

The Los Angeles Kings have a golden opportunity to put their Western Conference Final series with the Chicago Blackhawks in a chokehold, but they'll need to have a disciplined effort to take down a Game 4 win. Read »

Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 8:15 PM
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By James Neveau

Kings Beat Blackhawks 4-3

Kings Beat Blackhawks 4-3

The Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 3 to take a 2-1 Western Conference finals series lead. Read »

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5:19 AM
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By James Neveau

Jeff Carter, Second Line Key Kings Big Comeback

Jeff Carter, Second Line Key Kings Big Comeback

The Los Angeles Kings' top line has been largely quiet so far in the Western Conference Final, but the second line, led by Jeff Carter, has been dynamite against the Chicago Blackhawks. Read »

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 8:18 PM
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By James Neveau

Kings Down Blackhawks in Game 2, Level Series

Kings Down Blackhawks in Game 2, Level Series

The Los Angeles Kings scored six unanswered goals against the Chicago Blackhawks to win Game 2, 6-2, and even their Western Conference Finals series. Read »

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 9:17 AM
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By James Neveau

Kings vs. Blackhawks: Three Keys to a Kings Win

Kings vs. Blackhawks: Three Keys to a Kings Win

Series deficits don't scare the Los Angeles Kings, but the Chicago Blackhawks are a team that no one wants to be down two games to. Here's how the Kings can tie the series up. Read »

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 5:51 PM
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By James Neveau

Kings' Offense Struggles as Kopitar Handcuffed by Toews in Game 1

Kings' Offense Struggles as Kopitar Handcuffed by Toews in Game 1

The Los Angeles Kings got off to a rough start in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final as Jonathan Toews and company kept Anze Kopitar's line in check. Read »

Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 9:30 AM
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By James Neveau

Ducks, Kings to Face Off in Playoffs for First Time

Ducks, Kings to Face Off in Playoffs for First Time

The Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks have both seen plenty of playoff success in recent years, but this will mark the first time their paths have crossed in postseason play. Read »

Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 8:06 AM
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By James Neveau

Kings Make History With Game 7 Win Over Sharks

Kings Make History With Game 7 Win Over Sharks

The Los Angeles Kings completed their historic comeback against the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday with a 5-1 win, and it was their veteran fortitude and youthful enthusiasm that propelled them to victory. Read »

Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 at 10:29 AM
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By James Neveau

Toffoli Could Be Key as Kings Look to Finish Off Sharks

Toffoli Could Be Key as Kings Look to Finish Off Sharks

The Los Angeles Kings are looking to become the fourth team in NHL history to erase a 3-0 series deficit when they take on the San Jose Sharks Wednesday night. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 at 9:19 AM
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By James Neveau

Williams Keys Kings to Impressive Game 6 Victory

Williams Keys Kings to Impressive Game 6 Victory

The Los Angeles Kings are trying to become the fourth team in NHL history to overcome a 3-0 series deficit, and forward Justin Williams is leading the way. Read »

Monday, Apr 28, 2014 at 1:56 PM
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By James Neveau

Opening Minutes Could Set Tone for Sharks, Kings

Opening Minutes Could Set Tone for Sharks,  Kings

The Los Angeles Kings are looking to become just the fourth team in NHL history to overcome a 3-0 series deficit, but first they must win Game 6 against the San Jose Sharks. Read »

Monday, Apr 28, 2014 at 5:23 AM
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By James Neveau

Early Intensity Sets Tone In Huge Kings Win

Early Intensity Sets Tone In Huge Kings Win

The Los Angeles Kings had to come out with a sense of urgency on Saturday night, and they did just that with two first period goals to help beat the San Jose Sharks 3-0. Read »

Friday, Apr 25, 2014 at 11:29 AM
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By James Neveau

Kings' Veterans Stand Tall in Game 4 Win

Kings' Veterans Stand Tall in Game 4 Win

The Los Angeles Kings are finally on the board in their series against the San Jose Sharks, with their veterans paving the way in a 6-3 victory on Thursday night. Read »

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Shahan Ahmed Shahan Ahmed covers the Los Angeles Lakers for NBCLA.com and has done so since 2012. He attends Los Angeles Lakers' practices, shootarounds, press conferences and home games. Along with covering the NBA Playoffs in LA for three seasons, Shahan has also covered the Lakers in New York, Cleveland, Las Vegas, San Diego, Beijing and Shanghai. Shahan has also covered the Premier League for Yahoo! Sports in London and Manchester, as well as Spanish Primera Liga in Barcelona and Seville.
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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