The NHL technically won't get the dream matchup of New York-Los Angeles in the Stanley Cup Final, but New Jersey is still close enough. OK, obviously there are clear differences between the two states -- refer to "The Sopranos" if you need a reminder -- but if the Giants and Jets can make their home in Jersey, it's good enough for us to declare the upcoming Devils-Kings series to be the 10th NY-LA championship clash. Here are the previous nine:

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