Stanley Cup Finals Game 3: Los Angeles 4, New Jersey 0


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The Los Angeles Kings rolled to a commanding 3-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup Final, and the series is over almost as quickly as it began. Despite having plenty of powerplay time in the first period, the Devils could not capitalize, and they have still only managed two goals in this series.  The Kings scored two even-strength goals in the second period and added two powerplay markers in the third for the final tally.  Jonathan Quick posted his third shutout of his historic postseason and now holds a 15-2 record this spring; only Grant Fuhr of the 1988 Edmonton Oilers has ever gone 16-2.   Quick has also posted a paltry 1.36 goals against average and an unheard of .950 save percentage.  Among goalies who played at least 4 playoff games since 1968, only Marty Turco has posted a better GAA (1.30, 2007), and only Turco (.952, 2007) and Dominik Hasek (.950, 1994) have ever posted a better save percentage; both Hasek and Turco lost in the first round of the playoffs. 

Game 4 is Wednesday night at Staples Center in Los Angeles, 8pm Eastern, 5pm Pacific, on the NBC Sports Network.

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