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NEWARK, N.J. -- For the first time in 61 years, Games 1 and 2 of the Stanley Cup Final were decided in overtime, and the Los Angeles Kings won both. Jeff Carter scored the game-winner Saturday night 13:42 into overtime with a wrist shot past goalie Marty Brodeur's stick side, giving the Kings a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils. Game 3 is scheduled for Monday night in Los Angeles. "I kept going around the net and the puck came back to me," said Carter. "It's a pretty special moment." The Kings are 10-0 this postseason on the road, extending their record.? "It's unfortunate," Brodeur said. "But with a little luck, we could be up 2-0." The Devils tied the game at 2:59 into the third period. The Devils' fourth line, which has been so vital in New Jersey's playoff success, once again came through as Ryan Carter deflected a Marek Zidlicky point shot past goalie Jonathan Quick to tie the score at one. Steve Bernier...
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Another game, another overtime hero for the Los Angeles Kings.Tonight it was Jeff Carter, who scored 13:42 into overtime to give the Kings a 2-1 win in tonight's Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final. With Carter's game-winning tally, not only have the Kings taken a 2-0 series lead over the Devils but they have extended their astonishing playoff road record to 10-0.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Jeff Carter scored at 13:42 in overtime and the Los Angeles Kings moved within two wins of their first NHL title with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals Saturday night.
Jonathan Quick made 32 saves and Drew Doughty scored on a magnificent end-to-end rush as the Kings won their 10th straight road game this postseason...
For the second straight game, the New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings played into overtime -- and for the second straight game, the Kings came away with the 2-1 victory.Tonight's overtime hero for the Kings was forward Jeff Carter. With less than seven minutes to go and the Kings deep in the Devils' zone, Carter took the puck, skated it out and lasered a wrist shot from...
The Los Angeles Kings did it again Saturday night. They outlasted the New Jersey Devils in a hard-fought, 2-1 overtime win. The Devils played extremely well and may have been the better team on the night, but in the end, a goal from Jeff Carter was the difference.
In the overtime period the Devils had the better chances, but with about 6:30 to go, Carter got the puck and raced into...
LA Kings Jeff Carter's overtime goal sends the NJ Devils packing for the West Coast down 2-0. pic via
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Los Angeles Kings forward Jeff Carter has not had many offensive highlights during the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs but the ones he has produced -- a hat trick and tonight's overtime game winner in Game 2 of the Finals -- have been huge for his team.
The shift that led up to Carter's goal was the type of tremendous individual effort that he is most certainly capable of producing...
Los Angeles Kings forward Jeff Carter scored the game winning goal at the 13:42 mark in overtime to give the Los Angeles Kings a 2-0 series lead against the New Jersey Devils. The Kings have gone an impressive 14-2 in the Stanley Cup playoffs and have not lost since the first round of the playoffs. What is even more impressive is that the...
Jeff Carter with the OT goal and now the Devils must make the long trip to LA down 2-0 and be prepared to play their best game on Monday.
Kings meanwhile are traveling home tonight and will looking to make this a very short series.
The Devils seemed to play a little better than game 1 but still come out on the short-end of the stick with a 2-1 loss.
NEWARK, N.J. Stick a pitchfork in 'em.
Already trailing the visiting Los Angeles Kings 1-0 in the Stanley Cup Final, the New Jersey Devils knew they could nary afford to fall into an 0-2 series hole, and on multiple occasions late in Game 2 Saturday night at the Prudential Center, the home team came within inches of breathing life back into its increasingly moribund postseason...
Adam Henrique encapsulated the New Jersey Devils' collective mood with two words.
"It sucks," the rookie center said after Jeff Carter's goal 13:42 into overtime decided Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night. The Devils lost to the Kings 2-1, and now trail the best-of-seven two games to none.
Game 3 is Monday night at the Staples Center.
You'd have to go back to Game 5 of the 2010 Eastern Conference finals clincher to find the last time Jeff Carter really rose to the occasion in the playoffs.
Scored two goals that night on just his second game coming back from yet another fractured foot injury in post-season as the Flyers advanced to the Stanley Cup Final against Chicago.
Saturday's overtime game-winner...
Photo by Frank Franklin III/AP
NEWARK, N.J. – For a member of the Los Angeles Kings, a whirlwind season may have reached its pinnacle.
Kings center Jeff Carter scored his first career game-winning overtime goal as Los Angeles took a commanding 2-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final on Saturday night. And for Carter, whose last eleven months have been full of turmoil,...
Jeff Carter scored at 13:42 in overtime and the Los Angeles Kings moved within two wins of their first NHL title with a 2-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals Saturday night.
Jonathan Quick made 32 saves and Drew Doughty scored on a magnificent end-to-end rush as the Kings won their 10th straight road game this postseason, and their 12th in a...
The Devils don't have NHL history on their side as they head to Los Angeles for Games 3 and 4 of the Stanley Cup final down 2-0. But they do have some favorable 2012 Devils history. While only five of the 47 teams that went down 0-2 in the final came back to win, including only two of the 11 that lost Games 1 and 2 at home, the Devils headed west after Saturday night's...
Two consecutive 2-1 overtime victories have the Los Angeles Kings in the driver’s seat over the New Jersey Devils in the Stanley Cup final. The Los Angeles Kings have reeled off 10 straight road victories which stands as an NHL record consecutive in one playoff season.Now, the organization will be back on home-ice at the Staples Center, two wins away from the franchise’s first...