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Kings take out Rangers, win Stanley Cup

Published on -6/14/2014, 6:09 PM

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By Steve Zipay

McClatchy-Tribune

LOS ANGELES -- The New York Rangers' unexpectedly long season ended deep into the second overtime in Los Angeles Friday night. Alec Martinez scored on the rebound of Tyler Toffoli's shot at 14:43 of the second extra session to give the Kings a 3-2 victory and the Stanley Cup, four games to one, over the Rangers.

Henrik Lundqvist, who had made 48 saves and was largely responsible for giving the Rangers a shot at the Stanley Cup for the first time in 20 years, deflected Toffoli's shot with his right pad, but it went directly to Martinez, who hit the left side of the net. The Rangers' season was done.

In an intense first overtime, Lundqvist stopped 13 shots and Jonathan Quick 10. Each team hit iron. Slava Voynov was whistled for a hooking penalty just 3:54 in and Ryan McDonagh just missed winning it when his blast from the top of the left circle beat Quick and hit the far post. With 7:09 left, Toffoli's wrister hit the crossbar over Lundqvist's right shoulder.

During a dominant third period by the Kings, who tied the score on Marian Gaborik's power-play goal, Lundqvist forced the third overtime in five games of the Final with 11 of his 27 saves in regulation.

Leading 2-1 after two periods on goals by Chris Kreider and Brian Boyle, the Rangers couldn't control the relentless Kings, who stormed the Rangers' zone and kept Lundqvist under duress.

Mats Zuccarello, chasing a cleared puck past Jake Muzzin at the blue line, was called for tripping Muzzin. Gaborik, the former Ranger, scored his playoff-high 14th goal by jamming in a rebound at 7:56.

Quick had to make just three saves in the third, the best with his right pad on Boyle's spinning try with just over four minutes left.

Trailing 1-0 and being outplayed in the second period, with only two shots on Quick at the halfway mark, Kreider tied the game on the power play.

With Dwight King off for high-sticking Zuccarello, McDonagh threaded a pass from the right circle, past Willie Mitchell and Matt Greene, to Kreider in front, and he cleanly redirected it in at 15:37.

The Rangers had been 1-for-19 with the man advantage in the series before that. Brad Richards, who missed wide on two power-play shots in the first, hit the scoresheet for the first time in the Final with the second assist.

Then, with Dominic Moore in the box at 17:37, Boyle stunned the crowd with the go-ahead goal on a short-handed rush. Carl Hagelin got the puck to Boyle, who crossed the blue line, cut left and fired a top-corner laser from 27 feet over Quick's glove with 30 seconds left in the period to give the Blueshirts a 2-1 lead. It was Boyle's third of the playoffs.

The Rangers failed to generate any attack in the first half of the second as the Kings played effective defense, clearing the zone and burning the Rangers in transition. Lundqvist stopped Dustin Brown just past the five-minute mark, then Kevin Klein, on a rush, lost a bouncing puck, which was scooped up by Jarret Stoll in front and Lundqvist made a key save.

With 8:41 left, Boyle's try off a loose puck was smothered by Quick, as the Kings continued to collapse in front of their own goal.

In the first period, the Rangers skated with the speed they utilized in Game 1 of the series. But the Kings had the first five shots, the first power play and the first goal. The Rangers had good movement on their lone power play, but didn't cash in.

Rick Nash was nabbed for hooking at 1:44, and although the Rangers killed the penalty, the Kings struck in a scramble in front of Lundqvist, who had stopped three shots in close. But the puck came out to Justin Williams and he slid it through the traffic at 6:04.

Quick blockered away the first Rangers shot, from Martin St. Louis, at 7:49, and when Brown was whistled for holding, the Rangers went on the power play. Richards was set up twice for open shots from 30 feet on the right side, and twice missed the net high. Anton Stralman also missed wide.

Quick gloved Stepan's tricky rising shot from the left side, dropped it and covered up with 4:15 left.

With the Rangers pressing, Klein's shot from the slot was just tipped wide and, with Quick crouching a foot above the crease, Benoit Pouliot, cutting across, bumped him with his arm, Quick dropped backward and Pouliot went off for goaltender interference at 18:48.

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