Newark - - When you host the Stanley Cup playoffs even the slightest imperfection in your barn shows up like a HUGE gaping issue and last game the imperfect ice was discussed afterwards. Both sides have to play on it. Nobody ever gets used to it because it makes a team play differently.
“The ice here is a little choppy,” said Kings veteran defenseman, Rob Scuderi. “It was hopping a lot. Even for them. It’s the same for everybody. We’re not complaining about it. It’s something that you have to look out for. Especially on defense. You’re the last man.