Game 6: Kings 6, Devils 1 (FINAL) - LA Kings Insider

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…

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.

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.

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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Jake Muzzin

#6 | 6′ 3″ | 216 lb | Age: 27

Born: Feb 21, 1989
Birthplace: Woodstock, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Left


Muzzin was drafted in 2007 by the Pittsburgh Penguins, before signing to the Kings in 2010. He has since become the first Woodstock, Ontario professional athlete to win a major sports trophy.

Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left


As the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Kopitar became the first Slovenian to play in the NHL. Kopitar has spent his entire NHL career with the Kings, and following the 2015–16 season, was named the Kings’ captain. Noted for both his offensive and defensive play, Kopitar was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward in the NHL in 2016.

Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right


Bio: Doughty is a Canadian defenceman who was selected second overall by the Kings in the 2008 Draft. Doughty made his NHL debut in 2008 as an 18-year-old and was named to the All-Rookie Team. He is a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Kings, a two-time Olympic gold medallist with the Canadian national team, and a Norris Trophy finalist.

Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Toffoli is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward, drafted by the Kings in the second round of the 2010 Draft. Toffoli scored his first career NHL goal in his second game in a 4–0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. He was also named the 2012–13 AHL All-Rookie Team.

Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right


Carter began his hockey career playing in the Ontario Hockey League in Canada before joining the AHL and playing for the Philadelphia Flyers. He was then traded to the Colombus Blue jackets before joining the LA Kings in 2012, where he has since won two Stanley Cups with the Kings.

Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left


Bio: Quick is the current goaltender for the LA Kings and was selected by Los Angeles at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Previously, Quick was a silver medalist with USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He’s won two Stanley Cup championships with the Kings, along with being the most recent goaltender to be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs.