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LA Kings Beat Rangers to Win Stanley Cup

Los Angeles wins in double-overtime in Game 5
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 13, 2014 11:44 PM CDT

(Newser) – No miracle comeback for the Rangers: Alec Martinez scored 14:43 into the second overtime as the Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup for the second time in three years with a 3-2 victory over New York. Marian Gaborik scored a tying power-play goal with 12:04 left in regulation for the resilient Kings, who rallied from yet another deficit before finishing off the Rangers in the longest game in franchise history.

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Jonathan Quick made 28 saves and Justin Williams scored an early goal as Los Angeles added a second title to its 2012 championship, the first in the franchise's 47-year history. After innumerable late chances, Martinez popped home a rebound of Tyler Toffoli's shot. Martinez also scored the overtime winner to beat Chicago in the Western Conference finals. (Read more Los Angeles Kings stories.)

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