Los Angeles Kings clinch Stanley Cup after overtime win

Los Angeles Kings celebrate their victory
The win was the Los Angeles Kings' third overtime success in the series

The Los Angeles Kings have reclaimed the Stanley Cup with a 3-2 double overtime win against the New York Rangers to seal a 4-1 series victory.

Alec Martinez scored the winner 15 minutes into the second overtime period in Los Angeles.

It was their second Stanley Cup victory in three years.

"We never gave up - we were fully confident that we were going to get to this point," said Kings defenseman Drew Doughty.

The Kings struck first in the opening period through Justin Williams, who won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player in the play-offs.

But the Rangers, who were appearing in their first finals for two decades, responded through Chris Kreider and Brian Boyle to go in front.

However, Marian Gaborik, who finished as the leading scorer in the play-offs with 14 goals, tied the game with 12 minutes left in regular time.

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