1. Western Conference Final Grades for Each Los Angeles Kings Line

    The Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks played an uncharacteristic Game 5, with a number of defensive lapses and weak goals scored by each team...

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  2. Los Angeles Kings' Most Impressive Players in Western Conference Final So Far

    The Los Angeles Kings are in unfamiliar territory. They hold a 3-1 lead in the Western Conference Final against the Chicago Blackhawks ...

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  3. Will Mike Richards Be a Difference-Maker in Western Conference Final?

    Once a top-six player each and every night, Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards now suits up on the third or fourth line. This is a luxury 29 NHL teams wish they had...

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  4. Why the Kings Match Up Better with the Blackhawks in 2014 Than 2013

    The Los Angeles Kings dropped Game 1 of the Western Conference Final to the Chicago Blackhawks , losing 3-1 on the road. But, the Kings were the better team for much of the game, out-shooting Chicago 17-6 in the second period and 26-20 overall...

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  5. 5 Incredible Stats from Los Angeles Kings' Postseason

    The Los Angeles Kings will play in another Game 7. After winning the Stanley Cup in 2011-12 without playing a single Game 7, three of the Kings' last four playoff series have gone the distance...

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  6. Will the Los Angeles Kings Mount Another Comeback vs. the Anaheim Ducks?

    The Los Angeles Kings did the unthinkable, coming back from down 3-0 to eliminate the San Jose Sharks in the first round of the NHL playoffs...

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  7. Stock Up, Stock Down for Los Angeles Kings Stars in 2014 NHL Playoffs

    The stock for just about every Los Angeles Kings player was down at the start of the postseason. Now, two games into the second round, the Kings look like a different team, with players stepping up to contribute in a variety of ways...

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  8. Los Angeles Kings' 5 Biggest Questions in Playoff Series vs. Anaheim Ducks

    The Los Angeles Kings dropped three consecutive games to the San Jose Sharks to start the playoffs, but they have since won six straight...

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  9. Early Grades for Los Angeles Kings' Top Stars in 1st Round of NHL Playoffs

    The Los Angeles Kings find themselves on the brink of elimination after a heartbreaking overtime loss in Game 3 on Tuesday. The Kings didn't struggle like they did in the first two games, when the San Jose Sharks outscored them, 13-5...

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  10. Biggest Takeaways from Start of Los Angeles Kings' 1st-Round Playoff Matchup

    To call it a disaster would be an understatement. The Los Angeles Kings gave up five consecutive goals and lost Game 1 to the San Jose Sharks , 6-3. They responded with an excellent first period in Game 2, going up 2-0...

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  11. Los Angeles Kings' Blueprint to a Deep Run in 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

    The Los Angeles Kings are a talented, deep, well-coached group that continues to underperform in the regular season each year. In the playoffs however, they've played to their potential the past two years...

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  12. Los Angeles Kings' 5 Biggest Questions in Playoff Series vs. San Jose Sharks

    The Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks will meet in the NHL playoffs for a second consecutive year. The Kings eliminated the Sharks in seven games in 2013 and took three of five from their California rivals in the 2013-14 regular season...

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  13. Los Angeles Kings with the Most to Prove as 2013-14 NHL Regular Season Ends

    The Los Angeles Kings are locked in as the third seed in the Pacific Division and will head on the road to face the San Jose Sharks in the first round of the playoffs...

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  14. 5 Keys for Los Angeles Kings to Finish Strong in 2013-14 NHL Regular Season

    The Los Angeles Kings clinched a playoff spot and are locked in as the third seed in the Pacific Division...

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  15. The Biggest X-Factors in the Remainder of Los Angeles Kings' Regular Season

    The Los Angeles Kings ' winning streak ended with a 3-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild on the final day of March. They came back with a strong performance against the Phoenix Coyotes Wednesday, winning 4-0...

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  16. Emerging Storylines for Los Angeles Kings' 2014 Postseason/Offseason

    With six games remaining in the 2013-14 NHL season, the Los Angeles Kings are all but locked in as the third seed in the Pacific Division...

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  17. The 5 Biggest Letdowns of Los Angeles Kings' 2013-14 Season So Far

    The Los Angeles Kings have been very good, but not great, for much of the 2013-14 NHL season. They sit third in the Pacific Division and sixth overall in the west, with nine games remaining...

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  18. Los Angeles Kings' 5 Most Impressive Individual Performances in 2013-14

    The Los Angeles Kings sit third in the Pacific Division, and it's unlikely they will rise or fall from that position before the end of the 2013-14 NHL season...

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  19. Pass-Fail Marks for Los Angeles Kings' Top Stars as 2013-14 Season Winds Down

    The Los Angeles Kings have all but secured a playoff spot. Although they have come up well short of taking the Pacific Division title, the Kings appear to be coming together at the right time...

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  20. The 5 Most Promising Signs for Los Angeles Kings' Future

    In the late 2000s, fans and the media looked at the Los Angeles Kings as a team with tremendous potential. They underachieved in the next few years and barely made the playoffs in 2011-12...

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  21. Stock Up, Stock Down for Los Angeles Kings' Top Stars

    The Los Angeles Kings entered the 2013-14 NHL season as a Stanley Cup favorite. By the midway point of the season, they had fallen out of contention for the Pacific Division title...

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  22. Los Angeles Kings' 5 Biggest Questions in Final Month of 2013-14 Season

    The Los Angeles Kings are quickly making up for their horrendous performance leading up to the Olympic break, when they lost nine of 11 games...

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  23. The Top Los Angeles Kings Storylines to Follow After the Trade Deadline

    The trade deadline has passed, and the Los Angeles Kings appear to have increased their chances of making another deep playoff run. Their major acquisition was Marian Gaborik...

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  24. Report Card for Los Angeles Kings' 2014 Trade Deadline Decisions

    The Los Angeles Kings went into the 2014 trade deadline with a few important needs —a talented, high-scoring forward being one of them...

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  25. Los Angeles Kings' 5 Biggest Needs Ahead of the Trade Deadline

    The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Colorado Avalanche 6-4 in their first game after the Olympic break. Yes, somehow the Kings managed to put up six goals in a single game...

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