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Time for Another Long Summer

The Kings fought back, only to be done in by defensive breakdowns. As the game goes, so does the series.

Kings Lose 6-3 in Game 5, Eliminated from Playoffs

In the shortest (and most lopsided) series between these two, one second-period flurry isn't enough.

The penalty kill could lose the Kings the series

The Sharks have taken over multiple games with their power play. That means they've taken over the series.

Power Play Kills Kings in Game 4

The Kings were taken apart with precision in game 4 to the tune of three power play goals. Ouch.

Is Tyler Toffoli Due for a Big Game 4?

Is Tyler Toffoli's play a momentary hiccup, or a sign of things to come?

OVERTIME TANNER RIDES AGAIN

The Kings won another game in overtime. But this time, it was with 100% more 5v5ness.

Sharks frustrate the Kings yet again

The Kings had much better play and fewer goals to show for it. Yay hockey.

Sharks wreak havoc on King defenders

The Sharks generated gobs of high danger chances against the Kings, yet only manage to escape by a goal.

Kings-Sharks Game 1: TV, Stream, Game Time & More

Tune in, it'll be better than any other series you could be watching instead.

Alec Martinez Set to Return, Block Lots of Shots

Martinez's new role has brought his shot-blocking ability to the forefront. Will it prove beneficial as the playoffs get under way?

Kings-Sharks Series Preview: Possession Impacts

The Kings are very good at outattempting their opponents. Does that apply to the Sharks, too?

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Round 1 Preview: Kings-Sharks

Looking at the first-round matchup between the Los Angeles Kings and the San Jose Sharks, from all angles.

Kings vs. Sharks Preview: Q&A with Fear the Fin

Jake from Fear the Fin joins us to answer five key questions facing the Sharks before the first round of the playoffs.

Kings vs. Sharks: Reviewing the Season Series

Prior showdowns with the Sharks present a cautionary tale for the Kings.

Playoff Matchups Set: Kings Get Sharks (Again)

Anaheim clinches the Pacific Division title in Washington, sending LA to a matchup with a familiar foe.

Choose your Troops: Pick Your Fourth Liners [POLL]

With a couple of forward spots up for grabs, who do you want to see in the lineup in Game 1?

Playoff Picture: Who Do You Want to Face?

The Kings have a lot of matchup possibilities given their chance at first in the division. Which matchup works best for them?

The Triplets vs. The 70s: Comparing Breakout Lines

A year after Pearson, Carter, and Toffoli turned heads, a new power trio has emerged. How do they match up?

Finding the 2012/2014 Kings of the 2015 Playoffs

Using statistical and completely arbitrary comparisons to figure out who could make a run similar to the 2012 or 2014 Kings.

Brackets from the Crown: Who Ya Got?

Congratulations to the Tampa Bay Lightning!

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How Hard is it to Make the Playoffs, Darryl?

"It’s more difficult to make the playoffs than it is to win the Stanley Cup."
Darryl Sutter, when asked about ...

The Kings have been lucky and good this postseason

How did LA dominate the late stages of Game 1?

Sutter put the lines in a blender, preventing the Rangers from getting the matchups they wanted, and Kopitar was dominant.

2014 Stanley Cup Preview: Q&A w/ Blueshirt Banter

2014 Stanley Cup Final Preview: The Forwards

Most analysts are giving LA the edge here. Are they correct in doing so?

2014 Stanley Cup Final Preview: The Defense

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2014 Stanley Cup Final Preview: Kings vs. Rangers

Before Wednesday's Game One, we're breaking down all aspects of the Stanley Cup Final.

2014 Stanley Cup Final Preview: How They Got Here

2014 Stanley Cup Final Preview: The Head Coaches

Some notes, analysis, and history on the two head coaches, Darryl Sutter and Alain Vigneault, whose teams will compete for Lord Stanley's hardware.

Game Seven, By the Numbers

A fantastic series culminates in a terrific Game Seven. Hope you like numbers!

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

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

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