The Chicago Blackhawks were in this same spot a year ago.
Marian Gaborik took a momentary break from the usual businesslike atmosphere in the Kings’ dressing room and allowed himself one moment to marvel at what Los Angeles has accomplished this spring.
Jeff Carter and the Los Angeles Kings know how to come back in the playoffs.
The Los Angeles Kings are facing their fifth playoff elimination game of the spring.
Tomas Tatar scored and Jimmy Howard stopped all three shots he faced in a shootout, lifting the Detroit Red Wings to a 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings on Saturday night.
The Chicago Blackhawks were suitably impressed by the Los Angeles Kings’ 15-game home winning streak.
There’s a sign in the hallway that runs from the home locker room to the ice at the United Center.
The final four teams in the NHL playoffs feature the last four champions for the second time in league history and for the first time since 1945, when the league consisted of just the Original Six.
The Kings’ seven-game series with the Sharks came down to another tense third period, with the home team clinging to another one-goal lead.
Although Dustin Brown will always remember raising the Stanley Cup above his head last year, he also remembers the pain of a first-round playoff loss to San Jose one year before the Los Angeles Kings became champions.