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2012 Stanley Cup Finals, Devils Vs. Kings: Media Day, More Notes

The 2012 Stanley Cup Finals between the New Jersey Devils and Los Angeles Kings are just one day away. Here are some of the stories making news as the teams make last-minute preparations for the Finals.

Devils-Kings Pre-Series Media Day set for Tuesday - NHL Network
The Stanley Cup Final series between the New Jersey Devils and the Los Angeles Kings officially kicks off Tuesday afternoon with the 2012 Stanley Cup Final, Pre-Series Media Day at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J.

Both teams will be on hand Tuesday for a final practice before Game 1 on Wednesday (8 p.m. ET, NBC, CBC, RDS) and the NHL Network and have all the action covered.

The NHL Network will have a three-hour live show Tuesday from 1-4 p.m. ET, covering the media availability of both teams.

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Devils’ Tallinder medically cleared from blood clotting issue, can play in Stanley Cup finals | ProHockeyTalk
"I’m going to sign the release paper today and then we’ll see — it’s the coach’s decision," Tallinder told "It’s pretty rough to come in [after such a long layoff] and I don’t think he would change anything now, but we’ll see.

"We lost a lot of defensemen one year in Buffalo in the conference finals. Now, we’re in the Stanley Cup, so you never know what’s going to happen."

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