Swept Up? In 42 previous best-of-seven series in franchise history, the Devils have never been swept. From Elias: That’s the second longest all-time streak in the NHL and the longest active streak among NHL, NBA and MLB teams. The Bulls own the longest current NBA streak at 35, while the Yankees are the MLB leader at 19.
Quick Work: With a Kings win tonight, Jonathan Quick would become the second straight American-born goalie to win the Stanley Cup (Tim Thomas last season). Before that, no American-born goalie was a team’s primary goalie on a Stanley Cup winner since Mike Richter with the Rangers in 1994. The last time an American-born goalie won consecutive Stanley Cups was 1991-92 (Tom Barrasso both times).