Martinez Lifts Kings To Double-OT Win Over Rangers, Stanley Cup

Alec Martinez put away a rebound with just over five minutes left in double-overtime to send the Kings to a 3-2 win over the Rangers, giving Los Angeles the Stanley Cup. The Kings won the series 4-1 to claim Lord Stanley's Cup for the second time in three seasons. Marian Gaborik tied the score at two with a power-play goal in the third period. Justin Williams won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the MVP of the playoffs and scored his ninth goal of the postseason in the first period. Jonathan Quick stood tall to make 28 saves for the Kings. Chris Kreider and Brian Boyle each scored in the second period for New York, which was aiming for its first championship since 1994. Henrik Lundqvist made 48 saves in defeat.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

1 day 17 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Baseball Player Kyle Ruediger from New Haven High School. At the plate, Kyle has a team leading .486 average with 14 rbi, two triples and six doubles. He has struck out just five times while drawing 11 walks. Kyle has seven stolen bases on the year. He plans to attend the University of Missouri-Columbia.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

13 hours 31 min ago

Technology and the ease of social media and communications has transformed all of our lives. Like every other dichotomy of life, this can be a good thing or a bad thing. Regardless, we live in a far more impulsive, instantaneous, information overload society than we ever could have envisioned decades ago--even a few years ago.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

15 hours 32 min ago

Baseball...
Borgia hosts St. Dominic in the KLPW-AM 1220 broadcast game. First pitch is 4:30. Tape delayed broadcast 7:00 on KLPW-AM 1220.
Elsewhere...
Washington hosts Fort Zumwalt South at Ronsick Field
Herculaneum at St. Clair

Golf...
Washington will host the Class 4 District 3 Tournament at Wolf Hollow...