Postgame notes (June 2)
Some notes from last night’s game…
– The Kings won again on the road, and won again in overtime, as the beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Saturday night in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals at Prudential Center.
– The Kings extended their NHL records for most consecutive playoff wins in one season (10) and most consecutive playoff wins over more than one season (12).
– The Kings are the first team to win 10 road games in a single postseason since the 2004 Calgary Flames, who were coached by Darryl Sutter. The New Jersey Devils also won 10 road games in 1995 and 2000.
– The Kings had gone seven consecutive games without allowing a third-period goal.
– The Devils outshot the Kings 33-32, including 11-6 in the first period.
– The Kings went 0-for-2 on the power play and 4-for-4 on the penalty kill. In the Finals, the Kings are 0-for-3 on the power play and 6-for-6 on the penalty kill.
– Jonathan Quick stopped 32 of 33 shots.
– Jeff Carter scored an overtime goal, his fifth goal and 10th point of the playoffs. It was Carter’s first-ever overtime playoff goal. In 63 career playoff games, Carter has 18 goals and 13 assists.
– Drew Doughty scored a goal, his third goal and 12th point of the playoffs. Doughty has three goals and seven assists in his last nine games. In 28 career playoff games, Doughty has eight goals and 15 assists.
– Dustin Penner had one assist, his eighth assist and 11th point of the playoffs. In 56 career playoff games, Penner has 10 goals and 20 assists.
– Alec Martinez had one assist, his second assist and second point of the playoffs. In 22 career playoff games, Martinez has three points, on all assists.
– Mike Richards recorded a game-high six shots on goal. Matt Greene was credited with a game-high five hits. Willie Mitchell and Rob Scuderi each were credited with a game-high four blocked shots.
– Drew Doughty led the Kings in ice time, at a game-high 32 minutes, 19 seconds, followed by Rob Scuderi, at 30:36. Dustin Brown led all Kings forwards in ice time, at 27:03, followed by Anze Kopitar, at 24:49.
– The Kings won 38 of 71 faceoffs (54 percent). Anze Kopitar won 11 of 23 draws (48 percent). Jarret Stoll won 11 of 20 draws (55 percent). Mike Richards won 6 of 12 draws (50 percent).