Found May 30, 2012 on
Perhaps the most intriguing Stanley Cup Final storyline is the goaltending. While Martin Brodeur is a grizzled veteran getting set for his 200th career playoff game on Wednesday, Jonathan Quick will have just 27 postseason contests under his belt. Clearly, Brodeur -- who also has nine All-Star Game selections and three Stanley Cups to his credit -- has the superior resume and the experience advantage. But don't expect Quick to be intimidated, as the Kings netminder has confidence, poise and what NHL insider Douglas Flynn describes as a "Tim Thomas type mentality." That should bode well for the young...

Quick outduels Brodeur in Game 1

In the days leading up to Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final between the Devils and Kings, much was made of the matchup in net between New Jersey's Martin Brodeur and Los Angeles' Jonathan Quick. The battle was touted as a clash between the league's aging old guard, the 40-year-old future Hall of Famer Brodeur, and its newest goaltending sensation, the 26-year-old Quick...

Humble Quick the pride of his home town

From Newark, NJ, take Interstate 95 north to Connecticut Highway 8. Then hop on Connecticut Highway 15 north. About 50 miles east of the New York-Connecticut border, you'll hit Exit 61 for Whitney Avenue, downtown Hamden. Hang a right on Whitney and head up the road about a mile. Keep a look out on your left. Eventually you'll stumble upon Rainbow Cleaners, an unassuming...

The Ultimate NHL Stanley Cup Preview: New Jersey Devils vs. Los Angeles Kings

After systematically taking down seeds 1 through 3, the Los Angeles Kings anchored by Vezina and Conn Smythe trophy candidate Jonathan Quick will be facing its toughest challenge against an eerily similar opponent in the New Jersey Devils. To read this extensive analysis with almost a dozen videos please click the link below.

Jonathan Quick Following Tim Thomas' Blueprint on Path to Stanley Cup Finals (Video)

Jonathan Quick has been outstanding this postseason, looking a lot like the unbelievable goalie he's been billed as for a few seasons. Quick has lead the Los Angeles Kings from the shadows of an eight seed in the Western Conference all the way to a Stanley Cup Finals berth. The talented 26-year-old will take the ice opposite three-time Stanley Cup champion Martin Brodeur on Wednesday...

Kings take on Devils for Stanley Cup

Devils goalie Martin Brodeur with teammate Ilya Kovalchuk   An unlikely stage is set for this year’s Stanley Cup as two long shots will face off for a chance to hoist Lord Stanley’s Cup. The New Jersey Devils take on the Los Angeles Kings in this year’s final as 6th and 8th seeds, respectively. It’s the fifth trip for the Devils in their team history, coming away as champions...

Devils' missed chances costly in Game 1 vs. Kings

Mark Fayne knew the puck was heading his way and he knew Los Angeles goalie Jonathan Quick was out of position. When the New Jersey defenseman went to fire a rebound into a seemingly wide-open net, an untimely bounce off the unsettled ice turned a potential go-ahead goal midway through the third period into another dose of frustration for the Eastern Conference champions. The Devils...

The Kings Have Found The Formula For Road Success

In the NHL, winning games on the road is a hard thing to do, and winning games on the road in the Stanley Cup Playoffs is an even harder feat. With a 9-0 record on the road this postseason, the Los Angeles Kings seem to have gotten winning on the road down to a science.When the Kings are on the road, they do the most important thing successfully, they take the home crowd out of...

Devils know offense needs to be better

If the Devils are going to win their fourth Stanley Cup, one would think they will have to be better offensively than they were in their overtime loss to the Kings in the first game of the Stanley Cup final Wednesday night. New Jersey mustered only 17 shots on Jonathan Quick in 68:13 of hockey as the Kings, kings of the road in these playoffs, took a 2-1 victory. Game 2 is Saturday...

In Case You Missed It: Kings crown NJ take 1-0 Cup Lead

Game 1 went to overtime and the game winner was scored by a  center just trying to keep his team in the game. Anze Kopitar found himself with the puck after a pass from Justin Williams and nothing but clear ice and New Jersey goalie Martin Brodeur. Kopitar deked Broudeur and put the biscuit in the basket giving his L.A Kings a 2-1 overtime win and a 1-0 lead in the best-of...

The Sport Sofa Stanley Cup Preview

                Just as everyone predicted in the off-season, the New Jersey Devils and the Los Angeles Kings faceoff tonight in game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals. The Sport Sofa takes a quick glance at both teams key areas. Offence Both these teams were plagued with scoring issues through the course of the regular season. Of course, we know, that means nothing now. Two dynamic...

Stanley Cup Finals Preview

I can assure you that nobody saw the Los Angeles Kings vs The New Jersey Devils for the Stanley Cup coming. The Kings have been the hottest team in the NHL playoffs and only the second 8 seed in NHL history to make it to the Stanley Cup Finals.  Forwards Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown have been terrorizing opponents while goalie Jonathan Quick has been an absolute nightmare for...
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