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New Jersey Devils
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NEWARK, N.J. -- Bryce Salvador scored a fluke goal midway through the second period, snapping a 1-1 tie and giving the New Jersey Devils a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final Saturday night, drawing the Devils to within 3-2 in the best-of-seven series. Game 6 is scheduled for Monday night in Los Angeles. It marked only the third time in the history of the NHL that a team that once trailed in the final by a 3-0 margin pushed the series to a Game 6. Zach Parise scored his first goal of the final in the first period, giving the Devils a 1-0 lead, while Justin Williams scored in the opening stages of the second period, tying the game at 1-1. Salvador, who failed to score a single goal in the regular season, fired a shot at 9:05 of the second period that seemed to deflect off the stick of David Clarkson, but in fact went in off Kings defenseman Slava Voynov instead. It gave Salvador his fourth goal and 14th point in 22 playoff games after play...
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Following his meltdown outside the Staples Center during Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Charlie Sheen has now been offered a few perks by the Devils for Game 5.
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- New Jersey Devils forward Patrik Elias wasn't up for a history lesson when it came to that one team that battled back from a 3-0 deficit to win the Stanley Cup Final.
"No and I don't care," the veteran said after practice on Sunday.
The Devils are one of 25 squads to lose three games in a row to start off the finals. But by beating the Los...
NEWARK, N.J. -- Bryce Salvador claims he's not doing anything differently in the playoffs, but after going without a single goal during the regular season, he's turned into a legitimate offensive force for the New Jersey Devils in the Stanley Cup playoffs. "After going through 82 games without a goal, I'll take any goal I can get," said Salvador, who broke...
NEWARK, N.J. -- Bryce Salvador scored on a deflection off a defenseman and the New Jersey Devils derailed Los Angeles' Stanley Cup coronation for a second time, beating the Kings 2-1 in Game 5 of the finals Saturday night. Zach Parise ended a five-game goal drought on a rare mistake by goalie Jonathan Quick, and Martin Brodeur stopped 25 shots to help the Devils end the Kings...
STANLEY CUP FINAL GAME #5
LA KINGS 40-27-1595 pts, 8th in Western Conference, 13th in NHLvsNEW JERSEY DEVILS48-28-6102 pts, 6th in Eastern Conference, 9th in NHL
Devils Won Season Series 2-0
Kings lead Stanley Cup Final 3-1
5:00pm, Prudential CenterNewark, NJNBC
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The New Jersey Devils defeated the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 tonight to force a Game 6 in LA Monday night.
I believe all the pressure is now on the Kings to win Monday (their game 7) in order to avoid making another cross-country trip and face even more pressure of a real Game 7 on Wednesday.
Watch the game-winning goal from Bryce Salvador midway through the 2nd period.
The sound you heard was a sigh of relief from New Jersey Devils forward Zach Parise has he scored his first goal in six games for the New Jersey Devils.
That being said, it's not just Parise that has found the sledding to be tough, the New Jersey Devils top forward line of Zach Parise (1g-0a-1pts), Travis Zajac (0g-2a-2pts) and Ilya Kovalchuk...
In retrospect the NHL probably should have stuck with its’ old Stanley Cup Final campaign, “history will be made,” because the New Jersey Devils are on the verge of doing just that.After going down 3-0 in the series to the Los Angeles Kings, the Devils have made a triumphant comeback to cut the series lead to just one game and put the brakes on what seemed to be an all but...
Jonathan Quick was back in lockdown mode: preparing for Game 5 of the finals as though it were Game 1, and not the Los Angeles Kings' second chance to claim the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history.
As he did on media day in advance of the series opener against the New Jersey Devils, the Kings' stellar goalie faced reporters on Friday with a baseball cap yanked...
from Larry Brooks of the NY Post, It is a pleasure to spend time around a successful coach such as Pete DeBoer, who doesn’t feel the need to belittle professional journalists covering the Stanley Cup playoffs or strike a pose as the man who wants to win more than anyone else in the world.
The Devils reflect the equanimity presented by DeBoer throughout the tournament in good times...
As much as the Los Angeles Kings love playing on the road, it will be panic time if they have to visit New Jersey again.
Gone is the Kings' invincibility away from home as Los Angeles had its 10-game, road-winning streak in these playoffs snapped along with a 12-game run that began last year, in losing 2-1 to the New Jersey Devils in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals on Saturday...
History wont be made, it's BEING made! A perfect 10-0 road record for the Kings, SNAPPED! Another opportunity to hoist Lord Stanley's Cup, put on hold; why? The Devils live to see another day solely on their resilliency to not give up, to play disciplined, to play a full 60 minutes, to get men in front of the net and take shots, basically, in a nut shell, the...
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This was an interesting turn of events - Los Angeles Kings defenseman Matt Greene fails to get the puck deep and the New Jersey Devils break out of the defensive zone with speed.
As the play develops and moves through the defensive zone Kings defenseman Matt Greene absolutely blows up...
Watching the New Jersey Devils attempt to become the first team in seven decades to come back from a 3-0 deficit in the Stanley Cup final is causing Glenn ''Chico'' Resch to have flashbacks.
Before you get too excited: Resch wasn't a member of the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs, the only team in NHL history to win the Stanley Cup after trailing 3-0. But he knows about...
On the what might be the eve of the Los Angeles Kings winning their first ever Stanley Cup, this blogger, with the help of some of the fans who witnessed it, reminisces on June 9, 2001 when Ray Bourque and the Avs beat, ironically, the New Jersey Devils 3-1 to win the Stanley Cup.
Thanks to Larry Raehl, Cheryl Bradley, Joey Sueyshi and all the others who helped on this piece....