The Ben Bishop Save That Brought Some Sanity To The Lightning's Win

So rarely does a four-goal game have such an obviously pivotal moment as did last night’s 6-2 Lightning win to even their series with the Rangers at a game apiece. Rather than the laugher the score suggests, it was, for most of its runtime, a tense, thrilling game: maybe the fastest and most wide-open of these… » 5/19/15 9:30am Tuesday 9:30am

The Weirdness Of The NHL's First Modern Outdoor Game

On September 27, 1991, the Rangers and Kings played a preseason game on a rink built in a Las Vegas parking lot. Despite the novelty of the outdoor game being dulled somewhat by the various Winter Classics and Heritage Classics and Stadium Series, and despite the '91 game occasionally feeling like a big ad for… » 1/02/15 3:48pm 1/02/15 3:48pm

The Kings Celebrate Stanley Cup Win Next To Devastated Henrik Lundqvist

The immediate aftermath of Alec Martinez's game-winning, double-overtime goal for the Stanley Cup on Friday night was a flash. Net, referee signals goal, and a Los Angeles mob around Martinez. It was great fun for the Kings, and absolute misery for the Rangers. Just look at all of these pictures of sad Henrik… » 6/14/14 10:28am 6/14/14 10:28am

Alec Martinez Was Mic'd Up For His Double-OT Stanley Cup Winner

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Alec Martinez deposited a meaty rebound in the back of the net at 14:43 in double-overtime, giving the Kings a 3-2 win and the Stanley Cup. The NHL had Martinez mic'd up for the moment and even though it's exactly what you'd expect it to be—a whole bunch of whooping and yelling "yeah" a… » 6/14/14 9:37am 6/14/14 9:37am

Lego Kings And Rangers, Getting Wrecked In A Blender

This video, from the "Will it Blend?" folks, purports to predict a winner of Kings-Rangers by seeing whose Lego knockoff Lego players survive. On a more primal level, enjoy it as super-high-speed camera footage of little Lego men (and a little Lego zamboni!) getting destroyed in a blender. [via Puck Daddy] » 6/13/14 5:49pm 6/13/14 5:49pm