Steve Bernier is the loneliest Devil

Hit that sparked Kings' Cup-winning surge will reverberate through Jersey history

Updated: June 12, 2012, 2:40 AM ET
By Katie Strang | ESPNNewYork.com

LOS ANGELES -- The New Jersey Devils will board a cross-country flight back to Newark, battling the bitter pangs of defeat, but no player will quite understand the devastating effects of the team's season-ending 6-1 loss to the Los Angeles Kings like fourth-line forward Steve Bernier.

Bernier couldn't even bear to watch his team try to climb out of a three-goal hole after the was ejected from Game 6 of the Stanley Cup finals for a hit that will be remembered in team history as one ...

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