Rangers to face to L.A. Kings for Stanley Cup

The Los Angeles Kings will host the Rangers

The Los Angeles Kings will host the Rangers in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals on Wednesday.

TARRYTOWN - The New York Rangers now know they'll be playing the Los Angeles Kings in the Stanley Cup finals.

The Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 5-4 on Sunday night to advance to the Stanley Cup finals for the second time in three years. The victory meant the Kings will host the Rangers in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals on Wednesday.

This will be the first time the Kings and Rangers have met in the finals. The teams did square off in the 1979 and '81 preliminary rounds, with the Rangers winning both times.

Yesterday, the Blueshirts were back on the ice at the MSG facility in Tarrytown for their first practice since winning the Eastern Conference Championships last week.

To a man, the players are ready to continue their quest for the cup. "It's a great opportunity. We've had some great times so far but we haven't accomplished our main goal. We have to be ready for the start of this series," says right winger Rick Nash.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 Interactive 1 News 12 Varsity Report for April 28
Extended interview with Greenpoint igloo creators 2 Extended interview with Greenpoint igloo creators
News 12 asked residents what they thought about 3 Westchester Talks Trump: First 100 days
News 12's Andrew Ehinger counts down the top 4 Hot for the Holidays: Gift 1
A Westchester County legislator alleges that another candidate 5 County legislator alleges opponent got physical with her

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Rangers fans are ready for the Blueshirts’ first Rangers fans: 'We want the Cup!'

The New York Rangers are in the Stanley Cup finals for the first time since

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE