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LOS ANGELES — After missing out on a chance to close out the New Jersey Devils
in Game 4 of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final on June 6 at Staples Center
in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Kings
are back in Newark, New Jersey, preparing for Game 5 tonight (5:00 PM PDT, NBC
), in front of a hostile crowd at the Prudential Center
The Kings lead the series, 3-1, and would win the first Stanley Cup Championship in the 45-year history of the franchise with a victory.
The Devils played their best game of the series in Game 4, while the Kings were a bit too relaxed.
“We didn’t have our best game tonight, and they did,” defenseman Matt Greene said after Game 4. “They played well. We knew they were going to come out hard, and they did. We have to be tighter in the defensive zone, and tighter in our game if we want to win.” Read more of this post