Los Angeles Kings win Stanley Cup

Los Angeles Kings win Stanley Cup

12 Jun 2012 | Henrik Lundqvist
 

For the first time in its 45 years history Los Angeles won the Stanley Cup tonight. New Jersey Devils were defeated 6-1 in the sixth game.

 
 
 
 
With a 6-1 win in the sixth game of the 2012 Stanley Cup finals Los Angeles Kings secure their first ever championship.

Jeff Carter and Trevor Lewis scored two goals each. Dustin Brown, the second ever American born captain to win the cup, scored a goal and added two assists. Matt Greene also got on the sheet with the last goal of the game.

Jonathan Quick in the Los Angeles net made 17 saves and was the 16th ever goalie to be named playoff MVP.

The game was pretty much decided already in the first period when New Jersey's Steve Bernier got a major boarding penalty at 10:10 and Los Angeles scored three times during that 5-minute man advantage.

The LA captain Dustin Brown opened the scoring at 11:03 on a tip-in. At 12:45 Jeff Carter made it 2-0 on a deflection. Just before the Devils were about to return to full strength Trevor Lewis made it 3-0 on a rebound.

In the second period the teams scored a goal each. With his second goal of the game Jeff Carter made it 4-0 at 21:30. The only New Jersey goal of the game was scored by Adam Henrique 73 seconds before the end of the period.

New Jersey pulled goalie Martin Brodeur and  Trevor Lewis could make it 5-1 in the empty net at 56:15. Just 15 seconds later Matt Greene finished the scoring.

There were only three European players on the Los Angeles Kings roster. Slovenia's Anze Kopitar scored 20 points in the playoffs and was the first ever player from his country to win Stanley Cup. Russian defenseman Vyacheslav Voynov was in the line-up all 20 games and recorded three points. Another Russian player, forward Andrei Loktionov, was also part of the team but he was only dressed for two playoff games.
Ico Facebook Ico Del.icio.us Ico Stumbleupon Ico Twitter Ico Digg it
Print
Recent transfersShow all transfers»
  1. 23 Sep 2021 |  Yegor Ogienko  (D)
     
    CSK VVS SamaraarrowHK Mogilev
  2. 23 Sep 2021 |  Braylon Shmyr  (F)
     
    Utah GrizzliesarrowÖstersunds IK
  3. 23 Sep 2021 |  Oscar Pentler  (F)
     
    Almtuna ISarrowÖstersunds IK
  4. 23 Sep 2021 |  Henrik Marklund  (F)
     
    Hudiksvalls HCarrowÖstersunds IK
  5. 23 Sep 2021 |  Johan Grönquist  (D)
     
    Kalmar HCarrowÖstersunds IK
  6. 23 Sep 2021 |  Isak Mantler  (G)
     
    IF BjörklövenarrowÖstersunds IK
  7. 23 Sep 2021 |  Derek Barach  (F)
     
    Texas StarsarrowPorin Ässät

External links

Leagues

Czech Rep.:  Tipsport extraliga | 1.liga | 2.liga

Finland:  Liiga | Mestis

Germany:  DEL | DEL2

Russia:  KHL | VHL

Slovakia:  Tipsport Extraliga | 1.liga

Sweden:  SHL | HockeyAllsvenskan

Switzerland:  NLA | NLB

Other:  EBEL | Belarus | Croatia | Denmark | Estonia | France | Great Britain | Iceland | Italy | Latvia | Lithuania | MOL-liga | Norway | Poland | Romania | Serbia | Slovenia | Spain | NHL | AHL |

Leagues statistic
League standings
 
Game fixtures
 
League leaders
 
 
 
Headlines

The new SHL season is underway

Home loss for the 2021 champion on the opening day of the Swedish league. Read more»

Beat Gerber sets new Swiss record

The SC Bern defender Beat Gerber played his 1168th NL game on Friday. Read more»

© Copyright 2021 European Ice Hockey Online AB & eSports.cz s.r.o. | info@eurohockey.com
Hokejová výstroj