May 26, 2012 11:45 am

Kings-Devils tale of the tape

How did the Kings and the New Jersey Devils match up statistically this season? Here’s a look at some of the major categories, both in the regular season and the playoffs…

REGULAR SEASON
Goals/game: Kings 29th (2.29), Devils 15th (2.63)
Goals against/game: Kings 2nd (2.07), Devils T-8th (2.50)
Power-play percentage: Kings T-16th (17.0), Devils T-14th (17.2)
Penalty-kill percentage: Kings 4th (87.0), Devils 1st (89.6)
Penalty minutes/game: Kings 17th (11.3), Devils T-18th (11.5)
Faceoff percentage: Kings 7th (51.6), Devils 29th (47.1)
Hits: Kings 2nd (2,274), Devils 23rd (1,677)
Blocked shots: Kings 29th (969), Devils 30th (928)

PLAYOFFS (16 teams)
Goals/game: Kings 3rd (2.93), Devils 4th (2.83)
Goals against/game: Kings 1st (1.57), Devils 8th (2.33)
Power-play percentage: Kings 15th (8.1), Devils 4th (18.2)
Penalty-kill percentage: Kings 2nd (91.2), Devils 13th (74.2)
Penalty minutes/game: Kings T-8th (14.0), Devils 5th (9.7)
Faceoff percentage: Kings 15th (48.2), Devils 16th (47.5)
Hits: Kings 4th (509), Devils 3rd (534)
Blocked shots: Kings 5th (197), Devils 4th (203)

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