Devils Vs. Kings, Game 1: Los Angeles Wins With Overtime Goal

The Los Angeles Kings are still perfect on the road.

Anze Kopitar netted a textbook breakaway goal with 11:47 left in overtime, as the Kings stole Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals away from the New Jersey Devils.

Kopitar's shot will certainly be water-cooler fodder leading up to Game 2, as he successfully faked a backhand shot to expose Martin Brodeur and get an easy forehand shot to seal victory.

A lesson in how to deke out a hall of fame goalie.

While the Kings struck first in the game, the Devils were clearly the better team in the game's third period.

Taking a 1-1 tie into the game's final 20 minutes following an Anton Volchenkov goal, New Jersey applied more pressure and seemed to be building toward a late game-winner.

Overall, however, the Kings outshot the Devils 25-18.

The Kings have now won all nine of their road games during the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Game 2 will be on Saturday night at 8 p.m. ET.

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