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Megan Plain

About Megan Plain

Megan is a sophomore attending the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University. She was raised in Southern California and grew up and avid sports fan. In her spare time you will find her at the beach or watching Netflix. You can follow Megan on Twitter @MeganPlain

 

MLB: Yankees Fall Below .500, Rays Sweep NY

After a loss to the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday, the Yankees dropped below the .500 mark. New York falls to a five-game losing streak, while the 6-3 win in the Bronx advances Tampa Bay to a five-game win streak. The … Continue reading

NHL: LA Kings Win Cup On Martinez Goal in Double Overtime

The Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup Final Friday night, marking its second Cup victory in three years and longest game in franchise history. It was double overtime, both teams were fatigued, and the contest was tied at two. … Continue reading

NHL: Lundqvist Helps Keep Stanley Cup Final Hopes Alive In 2-1 Victory

The King lived up to all the hype concerning his performance during elimination games, and kept his team in the game while being shot at much more than Jonathan Quick. Henrik Lundqvist played a sensational game with 40 saves and … Continue reading

NHL: Kings Shutout Rangers, One Game Away From Winning Title

After an all-around stellar performance from the Kings, they now lead the series 3-0. The shutout that started with a buzzer beater resulted in a 3-0 victory for Los Angeles. New York was given a multitude of opportunities to score … Continue reading

NHL: Game 2 Reaches 2nd OT, Kings Take 2-0 Series Lead

Game three of the Stanley Cup Final resulted in double overtime, and a Kings 5-4 victory. Saturday night’s first period closely resembled the first in game one. The Rangers were first to score with a slap-shot blast to beat Jonathan … Continue reading

NHL: Kings Win Game 1 Of Cup Final in Overtime

Los Angeles proved yet again that they are the comeback team this postseason, even after New York came out guns firing in the first period. The Rangers were much quicker than the Kings in the first, which seemed to support … Continue reading

NHL: New York Rangers Advance to Stanley Cup Final

Thursday night saw New York’s most crucial game in decades, and for the first time in 20 years the Rangers advanced to the Stanley Cup Final. A second period goal helped the Rangers gain a small lead over the Canadiens, … Continue reading

NHL: Bourque’s Hat Trick Helps Canadiens Prevent Elimination

The hats came raining down Tuesday night in Bell Centre. Rene Bourque accomplished what could be considered a series saving performance, with his first career hat trick to help propel his team to a 7-4 victory. Thanks to the immense … Continue reading

NHL: St. Louis’ Game-Winning Goal, Lundqvist Makes Crucial OT Saves

Martin St. Louis was given five chances to score throughout the night and went 1-5. Luckily for the Rangers, that one goal ended up being the game winner. St. Louis capitalized on his final opportunity with a top shelf goal … Continue reading

NHL: Rangers Grab 2-0 Series Lead, Tokarski as Backup Goaltender

24-year-old Dustin Tokarski, with only ten NHL games under his belt prior to Monday’s loss, served as the replacement for Carey Price. In game one of the series Chris Kreider slid into Price, but the goaltender appeared to be fine … Continue reading