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2012 Stanley Cup Finals
Teams 1* 2* 3 4 5 6 Games
Los Angeles Kings  2 2 4 1 1 6 4
New Jersey Devils  1 1 0 3 2 1 2
* – Denotes overtime period(s)
Location: Newark: Prudential Center (1,2,5)
Los Angeles: Staples Center (3,4,6)
Format: Best-of-seven
Coaches: Los Angeles: Darryl Sutter
New Jersey: Peter DeBoer
Captains: Los Angeles: Dustin Brown
New Jersey: Zach Parise
National anthem: Los Angeles: Pia Toscano
New Jersey: Arlette
Referees: Dan O'Halloran (1,3,5)
Dan O'Rourke (2,4,6)
Chris Rooney (2,4,6)
Brad Watson (1,3,5)
Dates: May 30 – June 11
MVP: Jonathan Quick
Jeff Carter (12:45, first, G6)
Networks: Canada (English): CBC
Canada (French): RDS
United States: NBC, NBC Sports Network
Announcers: (CBC) Jim Hughson, Craig Simpson, Glenn Healy
(RDS) Pierre Houde, Marc Denis
(NBC/NBC Sports) Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire
(NHL International) Dave Strader, Joe Micheletti
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The 2012 Stanley Cup Finals was the championship series of the National Hockey League (NHL) 2011–12.

The Western Conference champion Los Angeles Kings defeated the Eastern Conference champion New Jersey Devils four games to two.


Years in boldface under the "Finals appearance" column mean that the player won the Stanley Cup in the given year.

Los Angeles Kings

Dustin Brown and the Stanley Cup
Dustin Brown with the Stanley Cup
# Nat Player Position Hand Acquired Place of birth Finals appearance
45 Canada Jonathan Bernier G L 2006 Laval, Quebec first
23 United States Dustin BrownC RW R 2003 Ithaca, New York first
77 Canada Jeff Carter C/RW R 2012 London, Ontario second (2010)
13 Canada Kyle Clifford LW R 2009 Ayr, Ontario first
8 Canada Drew Doughty D R 2008 London, Ontario first
44 United States Davis Drewiske D L 2008 Hudson, Wisconsin
24 Canada Colin Fraser C L 2011 Sicamous, British Columbia second (2010)
12 Canada Simon Gagne LW L 2011 Sainte-Foy, Quebec second (2010)
2 United States Matt Greene(A) D R 2008 Grand Ledge, Michigan second (2006)
74 Canada Dwight King LW L 2007 Meadow Lake, Saskatchewan first
11 Slovenia Anze Kopitar(A) C L 2005 Jesenice, Yugoslavia first
22 United States Trevor Lewis RW/C R 2006 Salt Lake City, Utah first
27 United States Alec Martinez D L 2007 Rochester Hills, Michigan first
33 Canada Willie Mitchell D L 2010 Port McNeill, British Columbia first
71 Canada Jordan Nolan RW/C L 2009 St. Catharines, Ontario first
25 Canada Dustin Penner LW L 2011 Winkler, Manitoba second (2007)
32 United States Jonathan Quick G L 2005 Milford, Connecticut first
10 Canada Mike Richards C L 2011 Kenora, Ontario second (2010)
15 Canada Brad Richardson C/LW L 2008 Belleville, Ontario first
7 United States Rob Scuderi D L 2009 Syosset, New York third (2008, 2009)
28 Canada Jarret Stoll C R 2008 Melville, Saskatchewan second (2006)
26 Russia Slava Voynov D R 2008 Chelyabinsk, Soviet Union first
19 Canada Kevin Westgarth RW R 2007 Amherstburg, Ontario
14 Canada Justin Williams RW R 2009 Cobourg, Ontario second (2006)

New Jersey Devils

# Nat Player Position Hand Acquired Place of birth Finals appearance
18 Canada Steve Bernier RW R 2012 Quebec City, Quebec first
22 Canada Eric Boulton LW L 2011 Halifax, Nova Scotia first (did not play)
30 Canada Martin Brodeur G L 1990 Montreal, Quebec fifth (1995, 2000, 2001, 2003)
20 United States Ryan Carter C L 2011 White Bear Lake, Minnesota second (2007)
23 Canada David Clarkson RW R 2005 Toronto, Ontario first
26 Czech Republic Patrik Elias(A) LW L 1994 Třebíč, Czechoslovakia fourth (2000, 2001, 2003)
29 United States Mark Fayne D R 2005 Nashua, New Hampshire first
11 United States Stephen Gionta C R 2010 Rochester, New York first
6 United States Andy Greene D L 2006 Trenton, Michigan first
10 United States Peter Harrold D R 2011 Kirtland Hills, Ohio first
1 Sweden Johan Hedberg G L 2010 Leksand, Sweden first
14 Canada Adam Henrique C L 2008 Brantford, Ontario first
25 United States Cam Janssen RW R 2011 St. Louis, Missouri first (did not play)
16 Sweden Jacob Josefson C L 2009 Stockholm, Sweden first
17 Russia Ilya Kovalchuk(A) LW R 2010 Kalinin, Soviet Union first
5 Sweden Adam Larsson D R 2011 Skelleftea, Sweden first
9 United States Zach Parise – C LW L 2003 Minneapolis, Minnesota first
12 Ukraine Alexei Ponikarovsky LW L 2012 Kiev, Soviet Union first
24 Canada Bryce Salvador D L 2008 Brandon, Manitoba first
15 Czech Republic Petr Sykora RW L 2011 Plzeň, Czechoslovakia sixth (2000, 2001, 2003, 2008, 2009)
7 Sweden Henrik Tallinder D L 2010 Stockholm, Sweden first
28 Russia Anton Volchenkov D L 2010 Moscow, Soviet Union second (2007)
19 Canada Travis Zajac C R 2004 Winnipeg, Manitoba first
2 Czech Republic Marek Zidlicky D R 2012 Most, Czechoslovakia first
8 Lithuania Dainius Zubrus C/RW L 2007 Elektrėnai, Soviet Union second (1997)

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