The home division of the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings will remain a gauntlet for the teams within it. Here's a look at how teams have restructured this offseason.
After a year away, Matthew Lombardi is back in the NHL after signing a two-year deal with the New York Rangers.
Eye On Hockey reviews the big turnover in the Metropolitan Division with many players switching to inter-divisional foes this summer.
With the success of the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks over the last five years, the NHL's balance of power has shifted westward. This year's free agent frenzy proved that this arms race is only heating up.
Led by Thomas Vanek, the free-agent market for forwards is an interesting one.
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.
Every night during the playoffs, we will wrap up all the exciting action and tell you what you need to know about the 2013-14 Stanley Cup playoffs. Welcome to What You Need To Know.
Rangers defenseman Anton Stralman saved a sure goal when he swept a puck off the goal line to preserve New York's 1-0 lead over the Los Angeles Kings.
The Rangers needed a good bounce and got one in the form of Benoit Pouliot's game-opening goal.
If the New York Rangers hope to win Game 2, they'll have to do what they do best, play fast, capitalize on mistakes and take a few risks of their own to create more offense in Game 2.

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