Game Recaps

Game Five Recap: Stanley Cup Champions

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Alec Martinez wins the longest game in franchise history in double overtime, as the Kings overcome one last deficit to win their second championship.

Game Four Recap: Lundqvist Prevents a Kings' Sweep

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New York had banked on having a goaltending advantage; it materialized tonight, as Henrik Lundqvist stopped 39 of 40 shots to push the series back to LA.

Game Three Recap: Quick Shines, Kings Up 3-0

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Quick stops 32 shots in perhaps his best game of the playoffs, and after going up two goals early in the second, the Kings hold off the Rangers' best efforts to earn the shutout.

Game Two Recap: Brown and the Kings Do it Again

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Another 2-0 lead evaporates for the Rangers, and after a tense thirty minutes of overtime, the captain tips in Willie Mitchell's shot for a second straight win.

Game One Recap: Williams Comes Through in OT

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Another early 2-0 deficit, another comeback. The Kings dominate the 3rd period and overtime, and they get their reward.

Game Seven Recap: "We Won't Go Quietly"

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Alec Martinez gets the game-winner, and LA wins a classic series in dramatic fashion.

Game Six Recap: Kane Takes Over to Force Game 7

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LA overtakes Chicago in the final period but can't hold on, as Patrick Kane scores the game-winner with 3:45 to go.

Game 5 Recap: Handzus Wins It In Double OT

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The Kings got goals and got chances, but Michal Handzus (of all people) gave Chicago a dramatic 5-4 win two minutes into the second overtime.

Game Four Recap: Kings Keep Rolling, Take 3-1 Lead

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The Kings stuck to the recent script: special teams success, offense from the blue line, and a little bit of skill from the top six.

Game 3 Recap: Scorching Second Line Lifts LA

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The Kings grab the lead thanks to the efforts of Jeff Carter, Tyler Toffoli, and Tanner Pearson

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Game Two Recap: Kings Win, Tie Series

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Fun fact: I thought this game was over in the second period. Additional fun fact: I am stupid.

Game One Recap: Kings Run Out of Steam in 3-1 Loss

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The first game of the Western Conference Finals lives up to its billing, but the Kings fall short.

Game 7 Recap: Kings Win Pacific Division Final 6-2

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In what was technically the first Pacific Division (and California) Championship game, the Kings dominate.

Game Six Recap: One More? Sure, Why Not?

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The Kings return to form, both in style and in effectiveness, with a 2-1 win at Staples. Winner take all matchup, coming up.

Game 5 Recap: Kings Dig Too Deep a Hole

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The Ducks take advantage of brutal defensive-zone play and hold off LA's desperate late charge to earn a 4-3 win.

Game 4 Recap: Gibson Shuts Out Kings, Series Even

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It's not pretty by any means, but Anaheim gets the job done as their rookie goalie earns the shutout in his first playoff start.

Recap: Kings' Issues Catch Up With Them in Game 3

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The Ducks are more poised, more aggressive, and more effective as they take home their first playoff win over LA.

Game 2 Recap: Kings Hang On, Take Both in Anaheim

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Gaborik and Martinez score early, and Jonathan Quick does the rest.

Game One Recap: Gaborik Steals the Show

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Marian Gaborik scores with seven seconds left in regulation to send Game One to overtime... where he decides to score again and win it for LA.

Game 7 Recap: How About This Team?

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The Los Angeles Kings become the fourth team in NHL history to come back from a 3-0 series deficit, winning Game 7 in San Jose to advance to the Western Conference Semifinals

Recap: Get Ready for Game 7

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Williams and Kopitar score two apiece to put the Kings one win away from a historic comeback.

Game 5 Recap: See You on Monday Night

21

The Kings put forth their most complete effort of the playoffs on Saturday, earning a road shutout and sending the series back to LA.

Recap: "We Won't Go Away Quietly"

48

Justin Williams, Marian Gaborik, and the Kings' forwards lead a desperate Kings team to an emphatic Game 4 victory.

Recap: A Series of Unfortunate Events

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Patrick Marleau scores the overtime winner off of Slava Voynov's stick, crushing the spirits of a Kings team which finally kept up with San Jose. The Sharks lead the series 3-0.

Game Two Recap: The Wheels Fall Off

43

Seven unanswered goals turn the Kings' bid to steal home ice into a laugher.

Game One Recap: Kings Embarrassed, 6-3

21

It wasn't as close as the score indicates.

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