After seven weeks of waltzing through the Western Conference and to within one win of the Stanley Cup, the Los Angeles Kings have arrived at their biggest challenge to date in the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The New... more »
Only two teams that trailed 0-3 in a Stanley Cup Final have ever pushed the series to six games: the Detroit Red Wings in 1945 and the famed '42 Toronto Maple Leafs, who won the championship with four straight wins. Now the 2012 New Jersey Devils can be added to that short list after defeating the Los Angeles Kings, 2-1, at the Prudential Center on Saturday night.
Behind a goal from Bryce Salvador, New Jersey's overnight offensive juggernaut, and the impressive play of goalie Martin Brodeur, the Devils have taken what was shaping up as a clean sweep and transformed it into a series.