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Video: Dustin Penner’s rebound goal clinches Stanley Cup Finals trip for Los Angeles Kings

Published on May 23, 2012 by   ·   1 Comment

The Los Angeles Kings are going back to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time since 1993, when they lost the series 4-1 to the Montreal Canadiens. 

With a roster tweaked with the acquisitions of Mike Richards and Jeff Carter, while retaining the core led by Dustin Brown, the later part of the season saw the Kings make a comeback to relevance from obscurity with their coach Darryl Sutter front and centre.

But it was Dustin Penner who became the overtime playoffs hero, who’s rebound goal off Mike Smith will be long remembered in Los Angeles.

Here’s the video of the event unfolding:

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  1. Chris Byrne says:

    A double dose of Dustin. Brownie delivers the hit, Penner knocks ‘em out!! What a moment in King’s history. It is on to the Stanley Cup Finals. Go Kings!!

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