The Los Angeles Kings take a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals

By Zach Levatino,

Only two games into the Stanley Cup Finals, the New York Rangers have already blown two leads. Both games ended in overtime with the Los Angeles Kings skating away victorious.

On Saturday night the Rangers came out strong and ended the first period with a 2-0 lead. In the second both teams flip flopped, scoring goals which eventually ended in favor of the Rangers up 4-2. By the end of the third the teams were tied 4-4 and heading into overtime.

If it wasn’t bad enough blowing the lead, the ex-Ranger, Marian Gaborik, scored his Stanley Cup Playoffs leading 13th goal to tie the game with 12:24 left to play in the third, according to Fox News. "We've been digging ourselves holes here, but our resiliency -- we dig deep," said Mitchell, Kings defenseman.

After 156 minutes of hockey, the Kings captain, Dustin Brown, scored the game winning goal on a deflection off a shot from the point.

With the win in game two, the Kings became the first team in NHL history to win three straight playoffs games after going down by more than one goal, reports Yahoo. In the 2014 playoffs they have already won three Game 7s on the road and five of the 11 games when they entered the second period behind.

Unfortunately for the Kings, if this series went to game 7 they would be playing it at home.



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