The longest postseason for the Los Angeles Kings led into the longest game they had ever played. After 94 minutes of impossibly tense hockey, Alec Martinez could scarcely believe it when a rebound off Henrik Lundqvist’s pads came straight to his stick.
The Navy men’s hockey team arrived at the ice rink thinking it was a normal day of practice, but little did they know the Stanley Cup was there waiting for them.
Caps owner Ted Leonsis believes if his team can withstand the rigors of the new Metropolitan Division and make the playoffs, Washington will be a “legitimate” Stanley Cup contender in 2013, as he told Lavar and Dukes on Wednesday.
A look at every Stanley Cup champion in history.
Patrick Kane of the Blackhawks won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP.
After a rare day off for rest and contemplation, the Los Angeles Kings came back focused on what’s missing from their run at a second straight Stanley Cup title.
With the 2012 NHL season hanging in the balance, the Nationals have moved into the spotlight as D.C.’s hot team, but what if this season never gets played at all? And what if this was finally the year for the Caps to hoist the Stanley Cup?
The Los Angeles Kings’ 45-year Stanley Cup quest ended in a triumphant flourish of blood, sweat and power-play goals. After missing two chances to claim the title last week, the long-suffering Kings are NHL champions for the first time.
Winning Game 4 of the Stanley Cup finals did more than keep the Devils alive. It gave them a sniff, a scent, a feeling. Call it momentum if you want.
Adam Henrique scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:29 to play, Martin Brodeur made 21 saves, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a sweep in the Stanley Cup finals.