Jeff Carter has had a renaissance of sorts in the playoffs. It’s not a strict renaissance, just a friendly reminder to the world that he is, in fact, a very good hockey player. He has been a solid citizen for the Kings all postseason long and hasn’t let up for the Cup final.

In game two, Jeff Carter not only scored the overtime winner, Jeff Carter scored the overtime winner without even looking at the damn net. The man has always been revered for his wrist shot, and this was just unfair. Again, he didn’t even look. His eyes are elsewhere. And he scored.


Now, our astute readers will note that no series lead is safe and I’m sure the 2011 Vancouver Canucks would happily attest to that fact. But, realistically, the Kings have rolled through everyone in their path to this point.

On that note, do the Devils have a chance down 2-0?