June 11, 2012 4:45 pm

Game 6: Kings 6, Devils 1 (FINAL)

Will the third time be a charm, or will the series go the distance? It’s the Kings and the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. All the action is on NBC and on 1150-AM and affiliates, with the game updates and a live chat here…

THIRD PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Brodeur.
Kings 5, Devils 1: The Kings scored an empty-net goal with 3:45 remaining.
Kings 6, Devils 1: The Kings scored a sixth goal with 3:30 remaining on a point shot from Matt Greene that appeared to change direction before it beat Brodeur.

SECOND PERIOD
In goal: It’s still Quick vs. Brodeur.
Kings 4, Devils 0: The Kings pushed their lead to four goals 1:30 into the period. Dustin Brown took the puck to the net with speed, then recovered it behind the net and centered it. Jeff Carter took the puck near the inside of the left circle and fired a shot past Brodeur. Anze Kopitar also picked up an assist.
Kings 4, Devils 1: The Devils got on the scoreboard with 1:13 remaining in the period, on their 10th shot on goal of the game. Petr Sykora won an offensive-zone faceoff, then pushed the puck to the net. Quick made the stop but couldn’t cover the puck, and Adam Henrique poked it over the line from close range.

FIRST PERIOD
Officials: Dan O’Rourke, Chris Rooney (referees); Jean Morin, Pierre Racicot (linesmen).
Lineups: Marc-Andre Cliche, Kyle Clifford, Davis Drewiske, Martin Jones, Andrei Loktionov, Jake Muzzin, Brad Richardson 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 took the lead after the Devils’ Steve Bernier got a five-minute major boarding penalty and a game misconduct for a hit on Rob Scuderi. Less than a minute into the power play, Drew Doughty held the puck in the right circle and fired it. Dustin Brown, skating toward the net, deflected the puck past Brodeur. Mike Richards also picked up an assist on the goal, with came with 8:47 remaining in the period.
Kings 2, Devils 0: On the same power play, the Kings scored less than two minutes later. This time, Brown reached to keep alive a puck in the slot, then turned and fired an off-balance shot. The puck deflected off Jeff Carter and beat Brodeur with 7:15 remaining in the period. Richards picked up an assist.
Kings 3, Devils 0: With nine seconds remaining in the major power play, the Kings scored their third goal. This time, Dwight King took the puck to the front of the net with speed. He didn’t score, but the puck stayed free and Trevor Lewis pounced on the rebound and scored with 4:59 remaining. Drew Doughty also picked up an assist.

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