06/09/2012 07:59 pm ET Updated Jun 10, 2012

New Jersey Devils Vs. Los Angeles Kings LIVE: Stanley Cup Final 2012 Game 5 At The Prudential Center

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.

06/09/2012 10:53 PM EDT


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).

06/09/2012 10:52 PM EDT


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

06/09/2012 10:50 PM EDT

Out Of Play

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

06/09/2012 10:49 PM EDT

Final Minute

The Kings starting a rush now into the offensive zone.

06/09/2012 10:49 PM EDT

Quick Is Pulled

With 1:10 to go.

06/09/2012 10:49 PM EDT


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.

06/09/2012 10:46 PM EDT

Icing Called On Kings

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.

06/09/2012 10:45 PM EDT

2 Minutes To Go!

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

06/09/2012 10:38 PM EDT

Under 6 Minutes Left

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

06/09/2012 10:24 PM EDT

12 Minutes To Go

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