Kings vs. Devils: Keys to Los Angeles Completing Series Sweep

June 5th, 2012 by Sam Quinn Leave a reply »
The Los Angeles Kings have outplayed the New Jersey Devils in the first three games of the Stanley Cup Finals, but they still have to do a few things if they want to complete the series sweep.

Lord Stanley's Cup is so close that Darryl Sutter's boys can taste it. Do your best not to discount the Kings' run of dominance by saying that the Devils hardly showed up in this series. Instead, focus on what the Kings have been doing well over the course of their first three wins.

Here are the things the Kings need to do if they want to win Game 4 and the Stanley Cup. 


Anze Kopitar Must Keep Playing at a High Level

Keep feeding the beast, Los Angeles. Keep feeding the beast.

Kopitar has notched 14 points in his last 11 games, seven goals and seven assists. He did whatever he pleased in Game 3, rushing into the offensive zone and attacking the net relentlessly. Zach Parise bore the brunt of his attacks, as Kopitar made quick work of him in the majority of the trips down the ice.

In the two games the Kings lost this postseason, Kopitar failed to register an assist. That means that he needs to act as ...

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