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Stanley Cup Finals 2012: Kings lose 2-1 against Devils in Game 5

June 9, 2012 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Los Angeles Kings lost 2-1 to the New Jersey Devils in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals.

After giving up a goal in the 1st period, the Kings tied it up with a shot by Justin Williams in the 16th minute of the second period. New Jersey fought back to take the lead again 2-1.

Los Angeles is up 3-2 in the best-of-seven series, winning the opening two games in Newark to improve to a league-record 10-0 this postseason. The Kings won Game 3 at home before the Devils forced a return to the East Coast with a win in Game 4.

If the Kings win Game 6, they will take possession of the Stanley Cup for the first time in franchise history.