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Devils Vs. Kings Score Update: New Jersey Leads Los Angeles 2-1

Despite an early second period goal by the Kings, the New Jersey Devils were able to tack on another goal of their own to take a 2-1 lead into the third and final period of Game Five of the Stanley Cup Finals.

New Jersey goaltender Martin Brodeur gave up a quick score to Los Angeles right wing Justin Williams three minutes into the second period, tying things up at 1-1. But the Devils recovered with a little less than 11 minutes remaining in the period, regaining the lead thanks to a goal by defenseman Bryce Salvador.

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Through two periods, the Kings outshot the Devils by a slim margin--17-16. New Jersey, meanwhile, registered 25 hits compared to 17 for Los Angeles.

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