Ken Campbell of The Hockey News sees parallels between the Kings’ unprecedented Stanley Cup run and the perfect game thrown by the pedestrian Don Larsen in the 1956 World Series.
That, in fact, is the most frequently asked question: How come it took the Kings all season to even get into the playoffs?
It’s a shame in a way because it continues to invalidate the long-invalidated regular season. It seems like a long time since the Kings were shut out twice at home in succession, 1-0. Actually it was only late February.
Anyway, Campbell’s explanation for the 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals is a familiar one. The Kings’ core players are playing better than those of the Devils, who got a fifth playoff goal from fourth-liner (and
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