The New York Rangers will have to look somewhat difference next year, but if Glen Sather can get creative over the offseason, they may not be far from Stanley Cup contention again.
The Rangers were always going to need some good fortune to take down the Kings in the Stanley Cup Final and in Game 4 they finally got some.
Henrik Lundqvist's brilliance in Game 4 helped the Rangers extend the series with the Kings and take the first step towards a comeback.
The Los Angeles Kings nearly scored the tying goal with just over a minute to play as the puck stopped just short of goal line and was swept away by Derek Stepan.
The Kings have one more game to go but look to be on their way to a Stanley Cup and one of their own winning the Conn Smythe. Problem is, there are a lot of good choices.
The New York Rangers got their first power-play goal of the Stanley Cup Final when Martin St. Louis capped off a perfect rush play to make it 3-1.
We're live blogging the Stanley Cup Final between the LA Kings and New York Rangers. Game 1 starts Wednesday night at 8:20 ET.
The Stanley Cup Final features a bi-coastal battle between New York and LA, the first such title bout since 1981 in North American sports, two resilient teams that have been impossible to put away.
It's been a long time coming but Glen Sather has finally built a Rangers team that has returned to the Stanley Cup Final with a wide mix of drafting, trades and free agency.
Henrik Lundqvist enters the Stanley Cup Final as a betting favorite to win the Conn Smythe Trophy but a host of Kings aren't far behind plus one of the best prop bets ever.

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