History made in the annals of the LA Kings by snatching the Stanley Cup for the first time in front of the elated fans

It was quite a memorable day for the LA Kings after a gap of 45 years that they finally captured the kingdom of Ice Hockey and made on to the throne by winning the first Stanley cup in its franchise history. The moment came when they routed the Devils with a score of 6-1 in front of the huge crowd of about 18,858 jubilant fans at the Staples Center.

A whole life has been spent by the Los Angeles King’s Captain to lift the 36 pound silver trophy thus removing the burden of the franchisee, that has never won the NHL title, and also the sufferings of the fans came to an end that were waiting for a miracle to happen over a long time span. Goalie Jonathan Quick at once captured the Conn Smythe Trophy with his winning performance of 17 saves, thus beating the Devils with a score of 6-1 and winning the Stanley Cup finals thus becoming the first eighth seeded.

LA Kings defenseman Drew Doughty commented that this is the best moment of his career that included an Olympic gold medal. Captain Dustin Brown broke out with three points with a valuable assistance from Anze Kopitar as the Kings’ top line and the longest-tenured players capping the historic run as the first eighth seed to win and capture the cup.

Mike Richards and Jeff Carter each of them made their own contributions with a pair of assists and with two goals. Last week LA Kings has a 3-0 lead having lost two potential clinching games that made the Kings to finish fiercely at the Staples Center when it appeared that the sixth–seeded Devils may make a comeback in the finals of this historic match. But one penalty abruptly changed the destiny of the match. Carter, Brown and Lewis scored during the five minute power play. During the first period Steve Bernier was ejected for boarding Rob Scuderi, thus leaving the veteran defenseman in a pool of blood.

Then Quick took it off from there by allowing just seven goals in six final games becoming the star attraction of the LA Kings. With just 3:45 to play, New Jersey in all desperation pulled Brodeur from his net. Lewis is credited to be the hardworking LA King of this game, who tucked game home for his first goal in 18 games. LA Kings went up 4-0 in just 90 seconds into the second period with a surprise attack. As the clock read zero LA Kings emerged as winners and the Staples Center went into heightened joy that was never seen before.

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