The 2014 NHL playoffs live stream and TV coverage continues Friday with the final Round 2 game on the schedule. The L.A. Kings will take on the Anaheim Ducks in a winner take all Game 7 tonight from Anaheim. The Kings won the first two games of this series and looked like they were going to ease into the Western Conference Finals. However the Ducks struck back winning three of the next four games, setting up tonight's big NHL live stream Game 7.
According to a Sportsline report on May 16, Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick made 21 saves and helped lead LA to a 2-1 Game 6 win Wednesday night. Although the Ducks still have a chance to advance to the Western Conference Finals with a win tonight, Game 7 has not been kind to Anaheim's head coach Bruce Boudreau.
Boudreau is 1-4 in these winner take all Game 7's as a coach with Washington and Anaheim. To add insult to injury Boudreau is 0-4 at home in these must win contests. The good news is the odds are on Boudreau's side to finally break through to the conference finals. Well maybe not the odds, but at least the law of averages!
''I think you learn more every year you're in this situation,'' Boudreau said. ''My Game 7 record wouldn't indicate that I've learned anything, but I tend to believe that I have. ... I am due, I think.''
The Ducks have proved to be resilient so far in the postseason, but a win tonight can help take them somewhere they have never been under coach Boudreau - a trip to the Western Conference Finals.
Las Vegas odds makers have the Ducks as a slight favorite at -125 with the over/under number listed at 5. This battle over who will rule the State of California will be decided tonight!
Fans can catch all the action live on NBC Sports Network nationally and streaming live online through NBC Sports Extra. The puck is scheduled to drop at 9 p.m. ET.