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Alec Martinez

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  • Once poised for a third-round knockout, Kings are now on the ropes

    Once poised for a third-round knockout, Kings are now on the ropes
    Now, the Kings know how they made the San Jose Sharks feel after the first round of the playoffs and the regrets they left the Ducks to brood over just a couple of weeks ago, in the second round. The Kings, who staged an epic comeback after losing their...
  • Never-say-dire Kings win again with amazing rally against Rangers

    Never-say-dire Kings win again with amazing rally against Rangers
    Of course, the Kings fell behind early in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final and went into the first intermission trailing the New York Rangers by two goals. Based on the Kings' playoff habits this spring, they had the Rangers exactly where they wanted the...
  • Jonathan Quick is there for the Kings when it counts

    Jonathan Quick is there for the Kings when it counts
    So much has changed around Jonathan Quick this postseason. But with Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against the New York Rangers set for Wednesday at Staples Center, his approach remains the same. As the defense-minded Kings have been confronted in...
  • Hawks' loss Chicago's toughest blow since Bartman

    Hawks' loss Chicago's toughest blow since Bartman
    On the day after the Blackhawks delivered Chicago a new sports low of this decade, it still stung badly enough to wince at the memory. It felt worse instead of better. It made even less sense Monday morning than it did Sunday night when Alec Martinez...
  • That's how they rule: Kings win Game 7 again, reach Stanley Cup Final

    That's how they rule: Kings win Game 7 again, reach Stanley Cup Final
    They had not traveled so far and played so long, been through so much, to just skate away quietly and quickly into the night. A two-goal deficit for the Kings less than nine minutes into Game 7 at the United Center would not be the final word about...
  • Kings, seeking the Stanley Cup, have both a pedigree and a past

    This was must-see, priceless video — defenseman Drew Doughty pounded the glass and toppled over the bench after the Kings won Game 7 in overtime in Chicago, completing an epic Western Conference final series. His gleeful inner 8-year-old emerged...
  • Using a seventh sense: Recapping the Kings' road to the Stanley Cup Final

    Using a seventh sense: Recapping the Kings' road to the Stanley Cup Final
    The Kings became the first team to reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three series in Game 7, all on the road. That journey included coming back from a 3-0 series deficit to the San Jose Sharks in Round 1, rebounding from a 3-2 deficit in Round 2...
  • 10 Things about the Hawks' Hollywood ending

    10 Things about the Hawks' Hollywood ending
    Trying to capture the spirit of the thing after the Blackhawks’ 4-3 win in Los Angeles that created an improbable Game 7 on Sunday: 1. Patrick Kane struggled in last year’s Western Conference finals, and then found himself skating with...
  • Kings' Justin Williams, the playoff MVP, is 'Stick' that handles it all

    Kings' Justin Williams, the playoff MVP, is 'Stick' that handles it all
    He was Mr. Game 7, the player the Kings could rely on to be at his best when the pressure was at its worst. Right wing Justin Williams, a very good player during the regular season, becomes an extraordinary player during the playoffs for reasons even he...
  • The comeback Kings are Stanley Cup champions again

    The comeback Kings are Stanley Cup champions again
    The Kings' Stanley Cup playoff run appeared to be over before it had really begun. Sloppy on defense and helpless against the speed of the San Jose Sharks, the Kings lost the first three games of their opening-round playoff series and were one loss from...
  • Kings blank Rangers for 3-0 series lead

    Kings blank Rangers for 3-0 series lead
    NEW YORK -- The Los Angeles Kings are one win away from capturing the Stanley Cup for the second time in three seasons. Los Angeles turned back the New York Rangers 3-0 in Game 3 on Monday, taking a 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven series. Game 4 is...
  • Alec Martinez's overtime goal puts crown on the Kings

    Alec Martinez's overtime goal puts crown on the Kings
    A long wait packed with tension, uncertainty and the thought that something was slipping away was ended Friday by a player who knows those feelings well. Kings defenseman Alec Martinez won the Kings the Stanley Cup in the team's longest game in history,...