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 Angeles Kings each of the last two games, the Devils are now the third team overall and first since 1945 to extend a 3-0 series to six games.
A victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 6 of the finals at Staples Center on Monday and the Devils put themselves in the position to become the only team outside of the 1942 Maple Leafs to overcome a 3-0 debt and win the Cup.
"I don't look at it as what a great accomplishment to be in a 3-0 hole and to claw your way back out," Devils coach Peter DeBoer said. "We're trying to win a Stanley Cup. If I had my way, we would have never got ...