This is a well-earned nomination for a player beloved by all.
A valiant effort from Jonathan Quick and the Kings on the road gets things to overtime, but consecutive late penalties to Robyn Regehr and Trevor Lewis put the Kings in a 5-on-3 hole they can't quite get out of in OT. Logan Couture gets the winner.
Having preserved home ice advantage, the Kings head to the Shark Tank up 2-0 and hoping to keep the victories rolling.
The Kings take a 2-0 lead in the series with a dramatic turn of events late in Game 2. After the Sharks take two penalties within 30 seconds, Dustin Brown scores on the 5-on-3, and Trevor Lewis scores 22 seconds later on the man advantage.
Shanahan refutes the "shoulder-to-shoulder" defense, and offers a physics lesson to boot. But can Torres appeal under the new CBA?
Find out why losing Jarret Stoll is very significant for the Kings. Also some key stats from last night's opening frame.
Mike Richards and Slava Voynov each chip in a goal and an assist to back Jonathan Quick's 35-save effort. The Kings use their home-ice advantage well and grab an early lead over San Jose in the Western Conference Semifinals.
Jonathan Quick made 35 stops today to earn the shutout. By his recent standards, a slightly above-average performance. But what about the other guys?
The Kings start out round two with home ice advantage for the first time in 21 years. It's kind of a big deal.
How did Ken Hitchcock and Darryl Sutter choose to deploy their players in round 1? What were the results?
The Kings won the game despite some heavy pressure from the Blues. Let's take a look at how the Kings were able to do that.
In another one-goal affair, the Kings took care of business at Staples. Dustin Penner's second-period buzzer beater proved to be the game-winner. LA wins the first-round series 4 games to 2 and awaits either San Jose or Anaheim in the next round.