Three games into the Los Angeles Kings' Stanley Cup Final series against the New Jersey Devils, the only remaining question is whether the parade route will travel down Figueroa or Olympic.
Amongst the backdrop of constant "We Want the Cup" chants by a Staples Center record crowd of 18,764, the eighth-seeded Kings improved to 15-2 in the 2012 postseason with an emphatic 4-0 victory that gives them a three games to none series lead, placing the 45-year old franchise one victory away from its very first Stanley Cup.
In a season in which he could very well pull off a trifecta of winning the Stanley Cup, the Vezina Trophy and the Conn Smythe Trophy, Jonathan Quick may have turned in his very best performance. Amongst his 22 saves came jaw-dropping larceny on Zach Parise and Travis Zajac during a 5-on-3 penalty kill and a deflection off his glove to rob Zajac again while the team was ahead by four goals in the third period.
While Quick has been every bit as worthy of the praise heape...