After a Game 6 victory on Friday night, the New Jersey Devils will be headed to the 2012 Stanley Cup final. The Los Angeles Kings now know their opponents and will be playing for their first-ever championship and the opportunity to hoist Lord Stanley's cup.
The Kings will open the series on the road, but that shouldn't fluster the Kings any: in every series this postseason, they have opened the series on the road. They have yet to lose an away game in the playoffs. Will this team end up being the team of destiny that finally brings the Stanley Cup to California?
Here is the complete schedule for the 2012 Stanley Cup final. All games begin at 5:00 p.m. Pacific.
Game 1: Wednesday, May 30 at New Jersey (NBC)
Game 2: Saturday, June 2 at New Jersey (NBC)
Game 3: Monday, June 4 at Staples Center (NBC Sports Network)
Game 4: Wednesday, June 6 at Staples Center (NBC Sports Network)
Game 5*: Saturday, June 9 at New Jersey (NBC)
Game 6*: Monday, June 11 at Staples Center (NBC)
Game 7*: Wednesday, June 13 at New Jersey (NBC)
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