Kings hoist the Cup on home ice after impressive 16-4 playoff run

 

The Los Angeles Kings defeated the New Jersey Devils 6-1 in Game 6 of the Cup Finals, capturing their first Stanley Cup in franchise history. Hoisting the Stanley Cup on home ice, the Kings went 16-4 in the playoffs, losing just once on the road, defeating the top-3 seeds in the Western Conference, followed by taking a 3-0 series lead against New Jersey, before finishing off the Devils in six games on home ice. Jonathan Quick took home the Conn Smythe Trophy, going 16-4 with a 1.41 goals against average and .946 save percentage. Quick put together one of the most dominant playoff runs for a goaltender in recent memory. Former Penguin Rob Scuderi captured his second Stanley Cup in four years and few would have thought when Scuderi signed a four year – $13.6 million contract back in July 2009, that he would win another Stanley Cup before the PenguinsRead More »