Game 1: Kings 2, Devils 1 (FINAL, OT) - LA Kings Insider

The time is finally here. It’s the Kings and the New Jersey Devils in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals, with all the action on NBC and on 1150-AM and affiliates, with all the game updates here as well, including a live chat with Jim Fox…

OVERTIME
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Brodeur.
Kings 2, Devils 1: The Kings won the game 8:13 into overtime. With the puck tied up in the neutral zone, Anze Kopitar went to the middle of the ice. Justin Williams made a blind, backhand pass to Kopitar, who skated in on a breakaway. Kopitar got Brodeur to commit, then tucked the puck around him. Drew Doughty also picked up an assist.

THIRD PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Brodeur.
End of period: The Kings outshot the Devils 8-7 in the penalty-free period. The Kings outshot the Devils 22-16 in regulation.

SECOND PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Brodeur.
Kings 1, Devils 1: The Kings got the better of the chances for much of the period, but the Devils started applying pressure late in the period and tied the game with 1:12 remaining. Anton Volchenkov sent the puck toward the net, and it deflected off Slava Voynov and into the net. Volchenkov got credit for the goal, with assists to Patrik Elias and David Clarkson.
End of period:The Kings outshot the Devils 9-4 in the period. The Kings went 0-for-1 on the power play and 1-for-1 on the penalty kill.

FIRST PERIOD
Officials: Dan O’Halloran, Brad Watson (referees); Derek Amell, Jonny Murray (linesmen).
Lineups: Marc-Andre Cliche, Kyle Clifford, Davis Drewiske, Andrei Loktionov, Jake Muzzin and Kevin Westgarth are the Kings’ scratches.
In goal: It’s the Kings’ Jonathan Quick against the Devils’ Martin Brodeur.
Kings 1, Devils 0: The Kings’ fourth line came through with the first goal of the Finals at the 9:56 mark. Jordan Nolan won the puck behind the Devils’ net, then found Colin Fraser with a centering pass. Fraser, from the middle of the right circle, beat Brodeur with a one-timer.
End of period: Shots were 5-5 in the period. The Kings went 1-for-1 on the penalty kill and did not have a power play.