Devils blow golden opportunity

Updated: June 3, 2012, 8:33 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- On a night when Game 1 of the Stanley Cup finals was there for the taking, the New Jersey Devils ended up giving one away.

Now the only question following the Los Angeles Kings' 2-1 overtime victory -- the Kings' ninth straight road victory this playoff season -- is whether this little bit of hockey largesse will cost the Devils a Stanley Cup.

It wasn't just the overtime winner scored by Anze Kopitar -- after defenseman Marek Zidlicky was caught well up the ice, allowing ...

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