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Crosby captures Hart Trophy at NHL’s awards ceremony

 June 25, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby won his second Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player Tuesday night at the league's postseason awards ceremony in Las Vegas.Crosby also collected the Art Ross Trophy as the league scoring...


Rangers left to reflect after losing in the Stanley Cup finals

 June 15, 2014; Updated: 1:45 am

New York - When the New York Rangers' longer-than-expected season ended in a double overtime loss to the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup finals, the Eastern Conference champions weren't ready to accept any accolades.Sure they...


Kings finish off Rangers in double OT

 June 14, 2014; Updated: 2:56 am

Los Angeles — Henrik Lundqvist sat slumped in his locker, hands on his head, legs splayed, still wearing his pads and skates.


Stepan hopes his save starts Rangers' comeback

 June 13, 2014; Updated: 2:22 am

Los Angeles — Although Derek Stepan's goal-line save happened in a frantic blur, the New York Rangers center had a few chances to marvel at the replay in the ensuing 24 hours.


Rangers are still alive and kicking

 June 12, 2014; Updated: 1:50 am

New York — The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals.


Is it last call for Rangers?

 June 11, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York - The gravity of the situation was etched on the face of New York Rangers coach Alain Vigneault. One more loss tonight to the Los Angeles Kings and his squad gets the distinction of being swept in the Stanley Cup finals.No...


Kings make it look quick and easy

 June 10, 2014; Updated: 11:58 pm

New York - Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are close to finishing off the New York Rangers in a big hurry.


Rangers in a bind

 June 9, 2014; Updated: 1:03 am

New York — The last thing the Rangers needed to do was help the Kings score.


Kings nip Rangers 5-4 in double OT to take 2-0 series lead

 June 8, 2014; Updated: 2:06 am

Los Angeles — For the second time in the Stanley Cup finals, the New York Rangers jumped out to a two-goal lead and were unable to shake the Los Angeles Kings.


Rangers and Kings hoping for reinforcements for Game 2

 June 7, 2014; Updated: 2:00 am

Los Angeles — The New York Rangers and the Los Angeles Kings both could have key defensemen back in their lineups for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals tonight.


Rangers missed golden chance in Game 1, but remain confident

 June 6, 2014; Updated: 1:30 am

Santa Monica, Calif. — Alain Vigneault reviewed only portions of the video from the New York Rangers' Stanley Cup finals opener before he sat down at their oceanside hotel to explain how it got away.


Kings beat Rangers in OT

 June 5, 2014; Updated: 4:09 am

Los Angeles — The New York Rangers played right into the hands of the resilient Los Angeles Kings in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals.


Zuccarello making name for Norwegian hockey in NHL

 June 4, 2014; Updated: 2:17 am

New York — Hockey rarely gets much attention in Norway, a skiing-obsessed nation that turns to soccer when the snow melts. Mats Zuccarello is changing that.


Go West! Rangers have Cup in sight as they fly cross country

 June 3, 2014; Updated: 2:45 am

Greenburgh, N.Y. — Henrik Lundqvist had his game-day face on at practice.


Kings win in OT, advance to Stanley Cup finals

 June 2, 2014; Updated: 5:25 am

Chicago — When it comes to Game 7, Los Angeles truly is the king of the road.


The West will be won tonight

 June 1, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Chicago - No matter how this one plays out in the end, Joel Quenneville will at least appreciate the show the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles have put on the Western Conference finals.For pure theater, it's hard to match...


Rangers overcame a tough start

 May 31, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

New York - Eight months ago, first-year Rangers coach Alain Vigneault could never have imagined he would now be behind the bench for New York's first Stanley Cup finals appearance in 20 years.The mere suggestion made him laugh...


Rangers will play for Cup

 May 30, 2014; Updated: 1:16 am

New York — Henrik Lundqvist was perfect on a night he needed to be.


Blackhawks beat Kings 5-4 in 2OT to stay alive

 May 29, 2014; Updated: 1:24 am

Chicago — Michal Handzus is every day of 37 years old and 15 seasons in the NHL. He knows he’s near the end of his career. He knows he’s slower than most of his Chicago teammates.


Rangers get another chance to close out the Canadiens tonight

 May 29, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

New York - The last time the New York Rangers had a game to forget, they responded with five straight wins that put them on the cusp of the Stanley Cup finals.They are still there, and the Montreal Canadiens aren't going away...


Montreal stays alive with 7-4 win in Game 5

 May 28, 2014; Updated: 1:21 am

Montreal — Rene Bourque scored three goals and the Montreal Canadiens chased goalie Henrik Lundqvist and defeated the New York Rangers 7-4 on Tuesday to stave off elimination in the Eastern Conference...


Kings beat Blackhawks, 5-2, take 3-1 series lead

 May 27, 2014; Updated: 4:31 am

Los Angeles — The ovations started after the Los Angeles Kings' third goal in 16 minutes to open Game 4 of the Western Conference final, and the home crowd eventually serenaded its team off the ice for...


Rangers a win away from Cup finals

 May 27, 2014; Updated: 4:13 am

Montreal — When other parts of their game are sputtering, the New York Rangers have two key assets to fall back on — penalty killing and goaltending.


Rangers in control

 May 26, 2014; Updated: 3:00 am

New York — Martin St. Louis found another way to lift up his New York Rangers teammates. This time he carried them within one win of the Stanley Cup finals.


Carter leads Kings past Chicago 4-3 in West final

 May 25, 2014; Updated: 12:59 am

Los Angeles — Tyler Toffoli and Tanner Pearson are among the few Los Angeles Kings who don't have a Stanley Cup ring from two years ago.


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