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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 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 »

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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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