One win from a Stanley Cup championship, 21-year-old Kings forward Tanner Pearson produced the effort it takes to hold hockey's Holy Grail.
However, Pearson and his teammates came up short in the Kings' 2-1 loss Wednesday night because of the 40-save effort by New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist in Game 4.
Yet, Pearson put a game-high eight shots on goal — the Rangers mustered only one in all of the third period — and added four hits for good measure.
"You've just got to keep your head in it and realize what's at stake," Pearson said. "At the end of the day, that's what you've got to do, right? You can't...