NHL

The Penguins Are A Long Ways From Their Regular Season Brilliance

NHL teams with 2-0 series leads win 88% of the timeWednesday night, the number 4 seeded Boston Bruins host the number 1 seeded Pittsburgh Penguins, in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Bruins come home to Boston with a commanding 2-0 series lead, after a shocking 6-1 win in Game 2.

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Darryl Sutter Signing Autographs In LA (Video)

Los Angeles Kings coach Darryl Sutter was all business Wednesday, as the defending Stanley Cup champion Kings basked in their Game 1 defeat of the San Jose Sharks at Staples Center.

Rob Scuderi Signing Autographs On Off Day (Video)

Los Angeles Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi is no stranger to the rigors of the Stanley Cup playoffs. The 34-year-old Long Island (NY) native spent the first three years of his career with the Pittsburgh Penguins, where he was a member of the team's 2009 Stanley Cup victory over the Detroit Red Wings.

An Up Close Look At The LA Kings Off Day Workout (Videos)

Wednesday, amid the aftermath of Tuesday night's Game 1 victory over the San Jose Sharks, the Los Angeles Kings took to the ice at the Toyota Sports Center (team's El Segundo (CA) practice facility), for what can be described as a rather light workout. Below is a series of iFolloSports.com original videos, chronicling some of the defending Stanley Cup champions on ice activity.

 

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Hossa, Kane & Olczyk Before Game 4 In MN (Videos)

Hossa, Kane & Olczyk Before Game 3 In MN (Videos)Tuesday night, in Game 4 of their Western Conference first round series, the number one seeded Chicago Blackhawks defeated the eighth seeded Minnesota Wild, by the score of 3-0.

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Wednesday's Boston Bruins Pregame Was A Sight To Behold (Video)

Boston Bruins fans sing national anthemIn the wake of Monday's horrific events at the finish line of the iconic Boston Marathon, many outstanding tributes have occurred throughout the nation, particularly amongst the always vociferous world of sports.

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The Heat & Blackhawks Are The Talk Of Sports

LeBron James and Chicago BlackhawksThe Miami Heat and Chicago Blackhawks are collectively in the midst of two very impressive streaks.

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Luc Robitaille Spotted At West LA Restaurant

Last Friday night, Los Angeles Kings legend Luc Robitaille and his wife Stacia were spotted at the Seasons 52 Grill, located in the Westfield Century City Mall. The tony West Los Angeles outdoor shopping/entertainment complex sits in the Century City neighborhood of LA, immediately west of Beverly Hills.

Zach Parise Getting To Know Wild Fans (Video)

Zach Parise is the All-Star left wing for the Minnesota Wild. Prior to joining the Wild, Parise spent the first seven seasons of his career with the New Jersey Devils. While with the Devils, Parise put together several good years, with the 2008-2009 campaign being his best, scoring 45 goals and tallying 49 assists.

A Unique Stanley Cup Sand Sculpture In LA (Photos)

While visiting LA Live, across from Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles, I encountered this very unique Los Angeles Kings sand sculpture (pictured above). The monument was created during the Stanley Cup playoffs and modified for the finals, after the Kings won the cup.

One side of the carving features a sand Stanley Cup, with the words “LA Kings Stanley Cup Champions” written in big letters.

Dustin Penner Comes Back From Pancake Injury To Win Cup

Dustin Penner pancake injuryMonday night, Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Penner won his second career Stanley Cup (won with Ducks in 2007), when LA defeated the New Jersey Devils in six games. 

While Penner and his teammates are basking in championship glory, it's interesting to look back at what may have been the most noteworthy occurrence of LA's rather uninspiring regular season.

By the way, the significant event we speak of had nothing to do with hockey.

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Getting To A Game 6 Is An Accomplishment For The Devils

Devils third team in NHL history to extend Stanley Cup Finals to sixth game after down 0-3Monday night, the Los Angeles Kings host the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals. The Kings owned a commanding 3-0 lead in the series, before losing Games 4 and 5.

With the Kings possessing a nearly insurmountable advantage, it seemed almost certain that LA would sweep the Devils or at worst win the cup in five games.

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Kings On The Verge Of A Whole Lot Of History

Kings first No. 8 seed ever to win the Stanley Cup Wednesday night, the Los Angeles Kings, who own a commanding 3-0 series lead, host the New Jersey Devils in Game 4 of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals.

If the Kings win, they will be the first No. 8 seed ever to win the Stanley Cup (NHL switched to a one through eight playoff format in 1993).

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Quick, Penner & Mitchell Signing Autographs On LA's Stanley Cup Off Day (Video)

Quick, Penner & Mitchell Signing Autographs On LA's Stanley Cup Off Day Tuesday was an off day in the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals, with both the Los Angeles Kings and New Jersey Devils electing to practice at the Kings and Lakers shared facility in El Segundo (CA).

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Kovalchuk, Clarkson, Oates & Robinson Signing On NJ's Off Day (Video)

Kovalchuk, Clarkson, Oates  & Robinson Signing Autographs On NJ's Stanley Cup Off Day The New Jersey Devils took to the ice at the Kings and Lakers shared facility in El Segundo (CA), shortly after LA's off day workout came to a conclusion on Tuesday.

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Wayne Gretzky Thrills Fans Prior To Game 3 (Video)

Among fans of the vast majority of professional sports leagues throughout the world, debate continually rages regarding who is the very best player ever to don a uniform in that chosen association. The National Hockey League stands as one of the very few entities where this age-old discussion is pretty much nonexistent.

For fans of the frozen game, the argument starts and ends with the man known as the “Great One,” the one and only Wayne Gretzky.

Mark Messier Entering Arena Before Game 3 (Video)

Very few players in the history of North American sports have led teams to championships in both Canada and the United States. Mark Messier is one of those rare athletes.

The Edmonton native was the second best player (behind Wayne Gretzky) on four Stanley Cup winning Oiler teams, before serving as the undisputed leader of a fifth Edmonton title team, which took place after Gretzky had taken his talents to Southern California.

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