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This postseason both Jonathan Quick and Martin Brodeur have played outstanding for their respective teams.
Jonathan Quick is 12-2 this postseason with a 1.54 goals against average, which ranks him first amongst playoff goaltenders. Martin Brodeur is no chump either, posting a 12-5 record with a 2.04 goals against average. Both goaltenders have played huge roles in their teams reaching the Stanley Cup Finals, but expect Brodeur to make more spectacular saves tonight.
The Kings love to fire multiple shots in one possession using rebounds to create second-shot opportunities. Brodeur's main strength as a goaltender is limiting second-shot opportunities, and in order for the Devils to remain close in this game Brodeur will need to shine.
Jonathan Quick's play so far this postseason puts him in the running for the Conn Smythe Trophy. The one weakness for Quick however, has been his inability to prevent cheap goals early in the game. Expect the Devils to capitalize on this weakness and score the first goal of the Stanley Cup finals.
The Kings will fire more shots than the Devils, but Martin Brodeur's Stanley Cup experience will come in handy tonight leading to more saves than Jonathan Quick.