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2012 Stanley Cup Finals, Devils Vs. Kings, Pete DeBoer Press Conference: New Jersey Coach Praises Kings, Considers Devils Ready

New Jersey Devils coach Pete DeBoer held a press conference Tuesday afternoon as part of the 2012 Stanley Cup media day, praising the Los Angeles Kings but saying he feels the Devils will be prepared despite a five-day layoff after ousting the New York Rangers.

"It's always a danger when you've been off for awhile. But we've been here before. I think we know how to map it out, and we'll be ready," DeBoer said.

The Devils coach said the Kings are a lot like the Rangers -- they are well-coached and possess top-notch goaltending -- but added that Los Angeles has a deeper, more talented stable of forwards than New York.

"They're impressive on tape, and I'm looking forward to seeing them live and seeing what we can do," DeBoer said.

For all your Devils information, visit In Lou We Trust. Jewels From The Crown has more on the Kings. For more on the 2012 Stanley Cup Finals, stay tuned to this StoryStream.