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Kings vs Rangers Game 1 Thread

Your open game thread and live stream for game one of the Stanley Cup finals.

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The Stanley Cup finals get underway tonight, as the Kings will host the Rangers. The Kings are coming off their third game 7 victory of the playoffs, whereas the Kings are...ugh....let's just say they made it to the finals, good for them.

Puck drop is at 8 pm EST.

This game will be carried on CBC and RDS in Canada and NBC in the US.

You can stream the HNIC (CBC) feed here.

Regular season team stats:

GP RECORD HOME ROAD L10 G/G GA/G PP% PK% PIM/G S/G SA/G FO%
New York Rangers 82 45-31-6 20-17-4 25-14-2 6-2-2 2.61 2.32 18.2 85.3 10.0 33.2 29.4 48.8
Los Angeles Kings 82 46-28-8 23-14-4 23-14-4 5-3-2 2.42 2.05 15.1 83.1 10.7 31.6 26.2 52.8

Check out the game preview via Jewels from the Crown.

Projected lineup (via Blueshirt Banter.)

Kreider - Stepan - Nash 1st Line Gaborik - Kopitar - Brown
Hagelin - Richards - St. Louis 2nd Line Pearson - Carter - Toffoli
Pouliot - Brassard - Zuccarello 3rd Line King - Stoll - Williams
Boyle - Moore - Dorsett 4th Line Clifford - Richards - Lewis
McDonagh - Girardi 1st D Pair Muzzin - Doughty
Stralman - Staal 2nd D Pair Mitchell - Voynov
Diaz - Klein 3rd D Pair Martinez - Greene