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Lord Stanley's Cup will reside in the swamplands of New Jersey for the third time in nine seasons. The Devils beat the Mighty Ducks 3-0 on Monday with just the third shutout in a Stanley Cup finals Game 7. Martin Brodeur made 24 saves for his seventh clean slate of the playoffs to break Dominik Hasek's postseason shutouts record of six.

Farber: Putting a wrap on the 2002-03 season
Eliot: A series of gripping stories highlighted finals
Dolezar: NHL is losing the TV ratings game
Statitudes: New Jersey Devils, By the Numbers
Three Stars: Brodeur brilliant in deciding game
Champs | Conn Smythe | Cup GWGs | Game 7s
Archive: SI's Stanley Cup finals coverage

 
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Darren Eliot
Typical team effort carried Devils in Game 7



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Devils parade Stanley Cup in front of 20,000 fans
Game 7: Devils win third Cup in nine seasons
Game 6: Ducks stay alive by dominating Devils 5-2
Game 5: Devils rout Ducks 6-3 to close in on Cup
Game 4: Ducks even finals with OT win over Devils
Game 3: Ducks beat Devils in OT, trail series 2-1
Game 2: Brodeur shuts out Ducks for 2-0 lead
Game 1: Devils blank Ducks to open Cup finals
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Power Rankings
The Devils shoot to the top spot by winning the Cup.

Statitudes
A By the Numbers look at the Devils' Cup triumph.


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2003 Postseason Things to Know
Daily Schedule | Matchup | Finals Capsule
How the Stanley Cup finalists were built
Goalie Analysis: J.S. Giguere | Martin Brodeur
Line Analysis: Devils | Mighty Ducks
Playoff Stats: Devils | Mighty Ducks
2002-03 Meetings: Nov. 12 | Jan. 24
Statitudes: Stanley Cup finals -- By the Numbers
Team Capsules: Devils | Mighty Ducks
Playoff History: Devils | Mighty Ducks
Shutouts | OT Game-Winners | 1-0 OT Games

Past coverage
2002: Hasek leads Wings past 'Canes in five
2001: Avs send Bourque out a winner
2000: Devils edge Stars in six games
1999: Stars top Sabres on crease controversey
1998: Wings sweep Caps for second in a row


 
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New Jersey 3, Anaheim 0 Recap | Box Score
New Jersey 3, Anaheim 0 Recap | Box Score
Anaheim 3, New Jersey 2 (OT) Recap | Box Score
Anaheim 1, New Jersey 0 (OT) Recap | Box Score
New Jersey 6, Anaheim 3 Recap | Box Score
Anaheim 5, New Jersey 2 Recap | Box Score
New Jersey 3, Anaheim 0 Recap | Box Score (Devils win Cup 4-3)
Complete Daily Schedule

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Michael Farber: Inside the NHL
The 2003 Stanley Cup finals was less than classic.

Darren Eliot: View From the Ice
Gripping human-interest stories highlighted finals.

Jon A. Dolezar: Inside the NHL
The NHL needs to do something to boost TV ratings.


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