Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final might be determined, in part, by which team can manage its sleep better. Neither team is going to get very much in the next couple of days.
The Kings can, at least, sleep a bit easier after they beat New Jersey 2-1 in overtime of Game 2 on Saturday night at Prudential Center to take a 2-0 series lead, but things won't be easy going forward.
Game 2 ended on Jeff Carter's goal at 11:28 p.m. Eastern time. The Kings flew back to Los Angeles immediately, while the Devils spent the night at home and headed west on Sunday morning.
The teams will return to the ice Monday night at Staples Center, 48 hours and almost 3,000 miles later.
The Kings, oddly enough, now face something of a challenge at home. They've lost only two games in this postseason, and both have been at home. The Kings are 10-0 in this
"We're obviously very happy with where we're at," Kings winger Justin Williams said. "We're not satisfied as of yet. We came here and we accomplished what ...