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May 22, 2013 12:45 am

May 21 postgame notes

-The Kings fell to 10-26 all-time in Game 4s. They are 2-8 in their last 10 Game 4s since defeating Detroit 4-3 in overtime in the Frenzy on Figueroa on April 18, 2001.
-When the Kings have been tied 2-2 in a best-of-seven series, they have won seven of 11 series.
-Including postseason games in 2011 and 2013, the Kings are 10-19-7 in their last 36 games at HP Pavilion, with Saturday’s Game 3 overtime loss counted in the OTL/SOL column.
-The Kings have one win in their last 11 road games.
-The Kings have scored one goal in five of 10 playoff games. They have scored two even strength goals over the last three games.
-The Kings limited the Sharks to 23 shots on goal, San Jose’s lowest total of the postseason.
-The Kings registered 53 hits, led by seven hits credited to Dwight King. James Sheppard led the Sharks with seven hits.
-The Kings won 26-of-60 faceoffs. Anze Kopitar (12-of-20) was the top performer, while Mike Richards (3-of-10), Trevor Lewis (5-of-14) and Jeff Carter (2-of-6) were regulars who finished under 40%. Joe Pavelski (7-of-8) and Joe Thornton (12-of-18) led the Sharks at the faceoff dot.
-Matt Greene played 14:08 in his first playoff game of 2013. Kyle Clifford played 11:25 in his return to the lineup.
-Mike Richards has points in five of his last seven games, having recorded eight points (2-6=8) over that span.
-Anze Kopitar has one goal in his last 26 games.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at Toyota Sports Center at 12:00 noon on Wednesday.

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