June 4, 2012; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) stops a shot by New Jersey Devils center Travis Zajac (19) during the third period in game three of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals at the Staples Center.
One step closer
The Kings celebrate a second-period goal by Alec Martinez in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup against the Devils on Monday in Los Angeles. The Kings took a 3-0 series lead over New Jersey with a dominant 4-0 win and can secure the franchise's first Stanley Cup on Wednesday in Game 4.
Kings fans hold light sticks prior to Game 3 of the Stanley Cup against the Devils. But nothing could shine as brightly as the Kings did on the ice Monday night.
He's glovin' it
Devils goalie Martin Brodeur did manage a few saves against the Kings in Game 3, but he was not at his best.
Grab some wood there, bub
Kings center Jordan Nolan checks Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov almost onto the Los Angeles bench in the second period. The Kings controlled Game 3 in all facets, including the physical play.
Which one is called 'Pancake?'
Kings left wing Dustin Penner collides violently with Devils defenseman Marek Zidlicky. Zidlicky was frustrated all game by Kings forwards.
Kings mascot Bailey holds up large cut out heads of Jersey Shore characters behind Devils coach Peter DeBoer on the New Jersey bench. No fist-pumping was seen from the Devils.
Head over heels
Kings center Trevor Lewis gets upended by Devils defenseman Andy Greene, but with Los Angeles well ahead at this point in the third period, Lewis was probably too euphoric to feel much of the impact.
Kings defenseman Slava Voynov reaches for the puck as he hits the ice while battling against Devils left wing Ilya Kovalchuk. The Kings continued to keep Kovalchuk, the Devils' best scorer, off the scoreboard for the series.
The Kings opened up the offense in Game 3 for the first time in the Final. New Jersey has been outscored 8-1 and faces what seems like an impossible task to get back into the series.
Seeing eye to eye
Kings left-winger Dustin Penner congratulates Jonathan Quick after their impressive 4-0 win against the Devils in Game 3. Their task is not yet complete, but the Staples Center crowd will be rocking again on Wednesday night.