Found May 30, 2012 on Iced Out Hockey:
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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 in three of those series, the most recent coming in 2003. For the Kings it’ll be just their second appearance, with their first coming as a loss to Montreal in 1993.

The teams have no playoff history and as for the season series, New Jersey owns the record at 2-0 with one win coming in overtime. New
Jersey also holds home ice advantage for the series.

Game 1 is tonight at 8pm EDT.

 

 

 

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