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Your Pick For The Stanley Cup Final

Continuing on with the process of picking the winners from each round, we are down to the the ultimate, who wins the Stanley Cup?

Your choices of course are the New Jersey Devils or the Los Angeles Kings.

I am picking the Kings in six games, I think the travel gets to the Devils on their second trip to LA.

So, what about you, who wins and how many games?  Extra credit to you if you pick the Conn Smythe winner.

If you want to see how you did in previous rounds, start here.

note: original post was on 5/28/12 at 11:56am

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Ducksworth's avatar

I also pick the Kings in six with Jonathan Quick winning the Conn Smythe.

Posted by Ducksworth from Brownstown, MI on 05/28/12 at 02:13 PM ET

BrendonR's avatar

Devils in 5 with Kovy grabbing the Conn Smythe.

Posted by BrendonR on 05/28/12 at 02:22 PM ET


Kings in 5 with Dustin Brown getting the Conn.

Posted by timbits on 05/28/12 at 02:37 PM ET

HockeytownOverhaul's avatar

I’ve gone back and forth 3 times on this and I think I’ve settled on Kings.

Kings are built like a Rangers West, down to the Captains.  Offensive firepower will make the difference.  This is where I think Kings, surprisingly, have more depth not that they’re getting production out of underperforming players like Penner.

All of the Rangers firepower was consolidated and they also didn’t get performances they were expecting out of some players.

Kings however, have 3 good lines, no great line.  They all player a stout 2 way game or at least have great defensive centers who can produce offensively.

Not to mention the comparison between D-corps.  Kings edge Devils, Parise to Detroit hungry.

Boston beat Vancouver last year so I’m not biting on the travel idea.

Posted by HockeytownOverhaul on 05/28/12 at 02:55 PM ET


Kings. They have destroyed teams in the playoffs that would have beaten the Devils. Dustin Brown or Quick MVP.

Posted by jmiller on 05/28/12 at 02:57 PM ET

HockeytownOverhaul's avatar

not=now they’re getting production

Posted by HockeytownOverhaul on 05/28/12 at 02:57 PM ET

HockeytownOverhaul's avatar

Brown Smythe

Posted by HockeytownOverhaul on 05/28/12 at 02:58 PM ET

SYF's avatar

Going with the Kings in seven grueling games.  The Devils have underrated speed. 

Conn Smythe to Anze Kopitar.

Posted by SYF from monkey's football...and that damn chimney, too on 05/28/12 at 03:01 PM ET


Kings in 6, Brown

Posted by BobTheZee on 05/28/12 at 03:05 PM ET

NHLJeff's avatar

I also pick the Kings in six with Jonathan Quick winning the Conn Smythe.

Posted by Ducksworth from Brownstown, MI on 05/28/12 at 12:13 PM ET


Posted by NHLJeff from Pens fan in Chicago, IL on 05/28/12 at 04:08 PM ET

Red Winger's avatar

The difference will be in goal, and the Marty Brodeur era in NJ will officially be over after he is outplayed by Quick. Marty will give up very uncharacteristic goals, which will only become heightened as he feels the pressure of the series slipping away late in the series.

Kings in 6.

MVP: Quick

Posted by Red Winger from Sault Ste Marie, MI on 05/28/12 at 05:17 PM ET


Devils in 7 with Martin Brodeur going into the sunset with the Conn Smythe and Stanley Cup.

Posted by FlyersFan on 05/28/12 at 05:45 PM ET

HockeyFanOhio's avatar

I’m not going to jinx them by an actual pick, but I’m hoping the Kings win.

Posted by HockeyFanOhio from Central Ohio on 05/29/12 at 11:15 AM ET


Kings in five.

Posted by Garth on 05/30/12 at 11:51 AM ET

TKShreve's avatar

Devils in 6. Parise with an outstanding Finals to snag the Conn Smythe.

Posted by TKShreve from East Uptown on 05/30/12 at 01:57 PM ET

phillyd's avatar

Devils in 7 with Kovalchuk getting the Smythe.

Posted by phillyd from Southern New Jersey on 05/30/12 at 02:32 PM ET

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