May 23 postgame notes
-Including regular season games, the home team has won all nine games in the Los Angeles-San Jose rivalry this season.
-The Kings have led a best-of-seven series 3-2 eight previous times and are 7-1 in those series.
-The Kings improved to 16-12 all-time in Game 5s. When winning a Game 5, they have won nine of 15 playoff series.
-Including the regular season, the Kings have won 13 consecutive games at home and are 25-4-1 overall at Staples Center this season.
-Dating back to last season, the Kings have won seven consecutive playoff games at home.
-Jonathan Quick earned his 27th career playoff win, surpassing Kelly Hrudey for the Kings’ all-time record.
-Quick has stopped 313 of 330 shots in the playoffs for a .948 Sv%.
-Quick has seven career playoff shutouts, a Kings record. He has three shutouts in this year’s playoffs to tie the mark he set last year. The only other goaltender in franchise history with more than one playoff shutout is Felix Potvin, who had three.
-The Kings have killed 16-of-17 penalties at home in the playoffs for a 94.1 home PK%.
-The Kings out-hit San Jose 51-24. Dustin Brown finished with a game-high seven hits, while Dustin Penner and Robyn Regehr finished with six each.
-The Kings won 37-of-72 faceoffs and finished better than 50 percent for the first time in the series. Anze Kopitar took the most faceoffs and finished 14-of-24. Joe Thornton finished 20-of-29 on faceoffs for San Jose.
-Kopitar’s goal was his second goal in the last 27 games.
-Mike Richards has points in four of five games this series (2-3=5).
The Kings are scheduled to report to Toyota Sports Center at 12:00 pm on Friday, May 24.