Stanley Cup Final Game 5
Los Angeles Kings vs. New Jersey Devils
At the Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey
Saturday, June 9, 2012, 8:00 PM EST

The New Jersey Devils staved off elimination on Wednesday with a 3-1 win over Los Angeles in Game 4 at the Staples Center. But can they survive another night or will the Stanley Cup be awarded tonight?

Of course, the Kings are riding a 10-0 unbeaten streak on the road during these playoffs. They've yet to lose a Game 5. They came up with consecutive overtime victories in New Jersey in Games 1 and 2 this series, including last Saturday night despite getting outshot.

The intriguing goaltending match-up continues with potential MVP Jonathan Quick against 40-year-old Martin Brodeur. The puck drops just after 8 p.m. on NBC. Follow below for live updates.

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That's it. The Kings couldn't even get a shot on goal and New Jersey wins 2-1.

We're headed back to Los Angeles Monday night for Game 6. The Devils have won two straight and made this a series.

Kings still lead 3-2 but that's there first road loss of this playoffs (now 10-1 on the road).

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And some time is restored on the clock. There's 8.8 seconds left, faceoff just outside the blue line.

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With 7.4 seconds left, the puck sails over the boards. Some big saves from Brodeur as the Kings are pressuring.

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The Kings starting a rush now into the offensive zone.

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With 1:10 to go.

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A pair of penalties have been called and we'll play 4-on-4 hockey for the final 1:36. Look for Quick to head to the bench for the extra attacker soon.

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With 1:47 to go, it's headed back down the ice to Jonathan Quick. The Kings are in huge danger of losing their first road game of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs.

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Tons of pressure from L.A., which takes a 26-19 overall shots edge in the game! Can New Jersey hold on?

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The Kings have an 8-2 edge in shots and are pressuring mightily, but still trail 2-1 with 5:35 to go.

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The Devils have some chances on a power play, but the Kings kill it off. There's 12 minutes left.

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The Kings are pressuring early but still 2-1 Devils.

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The shots are 17-16 L.A. to this point. They were 7-4 Kings in the first, 12-10 Devils in the second.

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Here's New Jersey's 2nd goal of the game, which has them up 2-1 right now. The shot from the point by Bryce Salvador is deflected in.

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Of course, this is not a scientific poll, but this tweet from Hockey Night in Canada is getting dozens of retweets during the intermission.

@ hockeynight : RT if the #Kings will come back and win the #StanleyCup tonight in #Game5 on #HNIC

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Some huge blocks by the Devils prevents Drew Doughty from getting the puck to the net in the dying seconds, and after two it's 2-1 New Jersey. Los Angeles's undefeated road record is on the line in the 3rd.

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Less than 2 minutes left in the 2nd, and it's still 2-1 Devils.

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The Kings think they score for a second, but the ref immediately waves it off. Jarret Stoll tips it in with a stick above the cross bar. Right call.

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The Kings are going on the power play.

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New Jersey regains its lead! David Clarkson tips in a long shot from Bryce Salvador to make it 2-1 Devils 9 minutes into the 2nd.

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Brodeur comes up big stopping a breakaway by Jarret Stoll.

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Justin Williams rips a shot past Brodeur and it's 1-1.

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An early chance for Los Angeles, but Brodeur denies it.

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The Devils lead 1-0 after the first.

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Martin Brodeur is looking better than ever. He just made three quality saves in a row. About a minute to play in the first with Devils up 1-0.

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A fair point here. Remember just a series ago against the Rangers?

@ TravisSBN : The Devils seem to get much better the deeper they get in a series. That's sorta scary.

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1-0 New Jersey! Zach Parise tucks one in past Jonathan Quick to make it 1-0 Devils on a power play. Just over 7 minutes to play in the first.

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@ ThatKevinSmith : The @NHLDevils and the Kings come out blasting! I'm yelling at the screen like Kirk in KHAN: "FIRE! FIRE!"

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It's pretty wide open with a rapid pace so far, five minutes into the first. The goalies look sharp as do the respective offenses, swarming around and generating chances.

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Broduer is beaten but it sails wide off the right post.

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The Kings with the first good chance with Dustin Brown in front, but it's cleared out of harm's way.

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