Kings vs Devils live score and highlights: Game 5 Stanley Cup Finals
The Los Angeles Kings vs New Jersey Devils are all set as the series goes back to New Jersey for Game 5 Stanley Cup Finals. The Kings fails to sweep the Devils to avoid elimination. Check this page later for Kings vs Devils live score and highlights.
Kings Adam Henrique scored the tiebreaking goal making it 2-1 with less than five minutes of play as New Jersey beat the Kings 3-1 to avoid a sweep in the Stanley Cup finals. Earlier the Devils Elias scored goal at 7:56 left in 3rd period but couple minutes later Kings Doughty bounceback with power-play goal to tie the game. Devils Kovalchuk's goal then sealed the game making it 3-1.
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick was not as sharp in Game 3 shutout to take a commanding 3-0 series lead in front of a sold-out Staple Center arena. Devils goalie Martin Brodeur who made 21 saves said after the game, "We're pretty happy to live another day, there's no doubt about that," Brodeur said. ''We just wanted to play well, give everything we had, and see where that's going to bring us.'' Well, their impressive performance brings them back to Newark for Game 5 on tonight Saturday.
Now the LA Kings get another chance to win on the road which are not new for them. The Kings are comfortable winning on the road with all three games in Vancouver in the first round, two game in St. Louis in the second and three in Phoenix in the third.
Playing in a hostile crowd, Los Angeles Kings who needed overtime goals to win the first two games in New Jersey are one win away from raising the Stanley Cup for the first time in 45 years. If a sixth game is necessary, it will be played on Monday night in Los Angeles. Check this page later for Kings vs Devils live score and highlights.
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New Jersey Devils Goal! Z. Parise power-play goal with assists by I. Kovalchuk at 12:45 in first period
Kings 0 - 1 Devils
Los Angeles Kings Goal! J. Williams goal on assists by M. Greene with 3:26 in second period
Kings 1 - 1 Devils
New Jersey Devils Goal by Bryce Salvador in 2nd period Kings 1 - 2 Devils
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Miami isn’t perfect by any stretch. They still have a defensive hole at center (Joel Anthony gets the most out of his ability, but at 6-8, he leaves a lot to be desired) and Spoelstra compensates by packing his defense in the paint and giving opponents room on the perimeter (22.1 percent of their opponents’ points came on 3-pointers, which was more than all but two NBA teams).