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Stanley Cup Finals

Kings Win The Stanley Cup

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.14.2014 | Sports

The Los Angeles Kings are back on the NHL throne. The Kings lifted the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years after defeating the New York...

The Most Interesting Man In The Hockey World

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 06.17.2014 | Sports

There are two kinds of people in the world: People who love Henrik Lundqvist and people who need to start loving Henrik Lundqvist. The Rangers netkeep...

Grieving Dad Goes To The Stanley Cup Finals, Courtesy of Fellow Hockey Fans

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 06.12.2014 | Parents

Many parents try to share their love of sports with their children, and Rangers fanatic Bobby Ackerman hoped to do the same. According to

King Henrik Keeps Rangers Alive Against The Kings

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the ...

Skate, He Said: Positioning Sells Calls

Paul Stewart | Posted 08.11.2014 | Sports
Paul Stewart

I remember one time I worked a game in Los Angeles where I kept going to the non-congested areas with the best angle of the slot and net. Inevitably, I bumped into Wayne Gretzky as he arrived at the same spot.

Star Goalie Turns Into Wall As Kings Move 1 Win Away

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 08.09.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — It turns out Jonathan Quick and the Los Angeles Kings are just as good with the lead as they are without it. That leaves the New Yo...

Because It's The (Bloody) Cup!

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.10.2014 | Sports

"Mary Poppins, look how small the goals are -- the size of a matchbox, guarded by an overzealous beekeeper!" After reading that, what would you thi...

New York vs. Los Angeles, Round 11

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 06.09.2014 | Sports

It's East vs. West. It's Pacific vs. Atlantic. It's the bustle vs. the beach. It's Koufax vs. Mantle. It's Chamberlain vs. Reed. It's the City That Ne...

Kings Outlast Rangers In Double OT Thriller

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 06.08.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — If the Los Angeles Kings ever looked down from the tightrope they're walking in the NHL playoffs, they would surely fall. ...

WATCH: This Stanley Cup Finals Opening Montage Will Give You Chills

The Huffington Post | Michael Klopman | Posted 06.05.2014 | Sports

CBC's "Hockey Night In Canada" did it again with another montage introducing the Stanley Cup Finals. The 2014 edition showed several New York Rangers ...

Kings Rally Past Rangers In Stanley Cup Opener

AP | GREG BEACHAM | Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just over 15 minutes into the Stanley Cup finals, the Los Angeles Kings had fallen into yet another two-goal hole against the spe...

Dan Carcillo Suspension: Mixed Feelings on Reduced Sentence Heading into Stanley Cup Final

Paul Stewart | Posted 08.04.2014 | Sports
Paul Stewart

Hockey is an emotional game, especially in the playoffs. Nevertheless, there is a right way and a wrong way to handle the emotions. One thing a player can never do, however, is use physical force against an official.

10 Things To Watch For In Stanley Cup Finals

AP | LARRY LAGE | Posted 06.03.2014 | Sports

The Stanley Cup finals will be a coast-to-coast matchup featuring teams within the nation's largest TV markets: New York and Los Angeles. It looks ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Kings Win Overtime Thriller To Reach Stanley Cup Finals

AP | JAY COHEN | Posted 08.01.2014 | Sports

CHICAGO (AP) — When it comes to Game 7, Los Angeles truly is the king of the road. Alec Martinez scored at 5:47 of overtime, and the Kings beat the...

NY Rangers Reach 1st Stanley Cup Finals In 20 Years

AP | IRA PODELL | Posted 05.30.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Dominic Moore scored in the second period, Henrik Lundqvist bounced back from his worst performance in the playoffs and the New York...

Stanley Cup's Game 6...In Finnish

Posted 07.02.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing One of my favorite themes here at AA in the last year has been unearthing Finnish hockey calls. Why Finnish ho...

Bruins Star's List Of Injuries Gets Longer

AP | Posted 06.26.2013 | Sports

BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron has a punctured lung and is at a Boston-area hospital for observation. The Bruins forward was admitted...

WATCH: Bruins Player ERASES Playoff Beard

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

It was a playoff beard. The playoffs are over. The beard is gone. But how? The day after the Boston Bruins suffered a heartbreaking defeat in the ...

What Other City Was Celebrating Chicago's Win?

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

Chicago wasn't the only city celebrating the Blackhawks win over the Boston Bruins. Toronto also seemed quite pleased with the result of the 2013 Stan...

CBC's Amazing Stanley Cup Playoffs Montage

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing I'm all for video montages becoming a staple of networks signing off their sports coverage for a given year. C...

5 Things Learned In Game 6

AP | DOUG ALDEN | Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- Five things learned in the Chicago Blackhawks' 3-2 win over the Boston Bruins in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals, clinching the series 4-2 ...

Baby In The Cup

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

Once the hard fought 2013 Stanley Cup Final was over, the Chicago Blackhawks got downright adorable. Following his team's thrilling Game 6 victory ...

WATCH: Shaw Curses (A Lot) As Blackhawks Celebrate

Posted 06.25.2013 | Sports

Understandably, Andrew Shaw was excited. The Chicago Blackhawks' forward repeatedly screamed "fuck yeah!" while skating around with the Stanley C...


AP | Posted 08.24.2013 | Sports

BOSTON — Patrick Kane is the most valuable player of the NHL playoffs after he helped the Chicago Blackhawks win the Stanley Cup on Monday night...

Bruins Squander Late Lead In Game 6

AP | HOWARD ULMAN | Posted 08.24.2013 | Sports

BOSTON -- In 17 stunning seconds, Tuukka Rask's solid postseason was shattered. That's all the time the Chicago Blackhawks needed to rally and win ...