Marty McSorley's illegal stick

Kings defenseman Marty McSorley warms up before Game 3 of the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVSPR000115" title="Stanley Cup Playoffs" href="/topic/sports/ice-hockey/stanley-cup-playoffs-EVSPR000115.topic">Stanley Cup Final</a>. McSorley's unsportsmanlike penalty for having an illegally curved stick in Game 2 helped Montreal rally to a 3-2 overtime win and is considered by many to be the turning point of the series. The <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000078" title="Montreal Canadiens" href="/topic/sports/ice-hockey/montreal-canadiens-ORSPT000078.topic">Canadiens</a> outscored the Kings, 11-6, following the penalty to win four consecutive games en route to the franchise's 24 Stanley Cup.

( Vince Compagnone / Los Angeles Times / June 5, 1993 )

Kings defenseman Marty McSorley warms up before Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final. McSorley's unsportsmanlike penalty for having an illegally curved stick in Game 2 helped Montreal rally to a 3-2 overtime win and is considered by many to be the turning point of the series. The Canadiens outscored the Kings, 11-6, following the penalty to win four consecutive games en route to the franchise's 24 Stanley Cup.

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