Los Angeles Kings players celebrate after winning the franchise's first Stanley Cup.
We did it!
Kings players mob goalie Jonathan Quick after defeating the New Jersey Devils 6-1 in Game 6 of the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals to win hockey's ultimate prize Monday night in at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The Kings won the series four games to two to capture the first Stanley Cup in franchise history.
Time to celebrate
Confetti falls as Kings fans and players celebrate the team's Stanley Cup win. The franchise started playing in the NHL in 1967 and has won it's first championship.
Coming up short
Devils goalie Martin Brodeur reacts as hope fades in Game 6 for the Devils. Brodeur was stellar in the postseason for the Devils, performing better than many thought the 40-year-old all-time great would.
Their one and only
Devils center Adam Henrique celebrates after scoring a goal against the Kings. It was Henrique's fifth of the postseason.
Tangled up on ice
Devils center Adam Henrique and Kings right wing Justin Williams battle for the puck in the third period. Henrique scored the Devils' only goal in the game.
Devils goalie Martin Brodeur hits Kings center Jarret Stoll as he skates through the crease in the second period. Brodeur stopped 19 of the 24 shots he faced in Game 6.
Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi tries to keep Devils center Adam Henrique away from Kings goalie Jonathan Quick. Scuderi came back strong after getting injured in the first period.
Linesman Pierre Racicot tumbles to the ice in front of Devils defenseman Anton Volchenkov as he fails to stop the progress of the Kings' Dustin Brown. The play led to one of the Kings' six goals on the night.
Raise 'em up
Kings center Jeff Carter celebrates his second-period goal against the Devils. It was his second of the game.
Devils goalie Martin Brodeur can't stop the puck off the stick of Kings center Trevor Lewis. Lewis and his linemates came up big throughout the playoffs for the Kings.
Fans of the Kings celebrate after a Los Angeles goal during the first period. Fans had just a little bit to cheer about Monday night.
Kings defenseman Rob Scuderi is down on the ice after being hit into the boards by the Devils' Steve Bernier. The play resulted in a five-minute major boarding penalty, which saw the Kings score three times on the ensuing power play to take a 3-0 lead in the first period.
Kings defenseman Matt Greene battles for the puck with Devils right wing David Clarkson.
Kings right wing Dustin Brown (23) tips the puck past Devils goalie Martin Brodeur to open the scoring in Game 6. Brown's goal, his first of the Stanley Cup Final, was the first of three goals scored during a five-minute Kings power play after the Devils' Steve Bernier was whistled for a boarding call after a hit on Los Angeles defenseman Rob Scuderi.
Devils center Ryan Carter collides with Kings center Jordan Nolan and defenseman Matt Greene. There was no shortage of physical play in Game 6.
Here we go
Devils center Travis Zajac takes the opening face off for Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final with Kings center Anze Kopitar in Los Angeles. It didn't take long for the Kings to open a huge lead on the Devils with Los Angeles looking for its first Stanley Cup in franchise history. They opened a 4-0 lead before going on to win Game 6 6-1.
Race is on
Devils defenseman Andy Greene and Kings defenseman Drew Doughty skate after the puck in the first period. Doughty was a big part of the Kings' power-play success in Game 6.