Final (OT): Devils 1, Kings 2

The LA Kings take a 1-0 series lead after a 3-2 overtime win in Game 1.

The Facts: 

  • Anton Volchenkov scored his first playoff goal since Game 3 of 2007 Stanley Cup finals when he was with the Ottawa Senators (vs. Ducks).
  • The Kings outshot the Devils 25-18.
  • Martin Brodeur made 23 saves on 25 shots.
  • The Devils were 0 for 2 on the power play and 1 for 1 for their penalty kill.
  • David Clarkson and Patrik Elias picked up the assists on Volchenkov’s goal at 18:48 of the second period.
  • Ryan Carter and Zach Parise, both 3, led Devils with shots on goals.

Three stars of the game: 3.) Patrik Elias 2.) Martin Brodeur 1.) Anze Kopitar