Anze Kopitar powered the Los Angeles Kings to an overtime win against the New Jersey Devils on Wednesday. The victory extended the Kings' NHL record of consecutive playoff wins on the road and puts Los Angeles just three small victories away from claiming the first Stanley Cup in the history of the franchise.
Of course, in the Stanley Cup Final, nothing is a foregone conclusion. The Devils remain a tremendously dangerous team and the Kings will need to stay focused and keep up the attack as they try to go up 2-0 following Saturday's Game 2.
The puck will drop at 5:00 p.m. PT and the game will be televised on NBC. You can catch the radio broadcast on 1150 AM.
Here is the complete schedule for the 2012 Stanley Cup final. All games begin at 5:00 p.m. Pacific.
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)
For more news and notes on the Kings or the NHL Stanley Cup Final, be sure to check out Jewels From The Crown.