2012 Stanley Cup Finals: Devils Back Home, Not Done Just Yet

June 8th, 2012 by Roman Uschak Leave a reply »
Well, maybe it's not time to stick a pitchfork in the New Jersey Devils just yet.

Patrik Elias, Adam Henrique, Martin Brodeur and the rest of the red and black made sure of that Wednesday night.

I wrote earlier that it was unlikely the Devils were coming back in the Stanley Cup Final after falling behind three games to none. They still face a huge uphill climb that could end Saturday night—but after a 3-1 win in Game 4 in Los Angeles, perhaps, it no longer looks as completely hopeless as it once did.

"You know, I think we wanted to make them jump on a plane and come to New Jersey," said Brodeur, who made 21 saves, at abclocal.com. "We had to go anyway. Might as well get a game over there."

Granted, they're getting set to host a Kings team that hasn't lost a road game during the postseason in 10 tries, including two overtime wins at the Prudential Center in Newark. Then again, the Devils weren't sure they could put a straight shot past LA goaltender Jonathan Quick until the fourth contest of this series and then only in the third period.

"As long as we keep winning, I don’t care if I score," said Elias, wh ...

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