June 1 postgame notes
-The Kings have an all-time record of 17-26 in Game 1s. When they lose Game 1, they have won 6-of-25 playoff series.
-The Kings have one win in their last 13 road games.
-All six of the Kings’ postseason losses have been by 2-1 scores. Dating back to the regular season, the Kings have scored one goal in each of their last eight losses.
-The Kings have played 34 playoff games since last year, the most in the NHL. They are 24-10 in those games.
-Jonathan Quick has stopped 396 of 418 shots in the playoffs, good for a .947 Sv%. He had a .946 Sv% during last year’s playoff run. He is 28-18 lifetime in the postseason.
-Since Anze Kopitar scored in the second period of a 5-4 win at Chicago on March 25, he has scored two goals in the 30 games that have followed.
-Justin Williams has goals in two straight games and four points (3-1=4) in the last four games.
-Jeff Carter, who led the NHL with eight game-winning goals in the regular season, does not have one in the playoffs.
-The Kings won 33-of-64 faceoffs. Mike Richards (11-of-19), Jarret Stoll (10-of-19) and Anze Kopitar (8-of-15) were the Kings’ top performers, while Colin Fraser (2-of-7) was the only regular under 50%. Jeff Carter did not take a faceoff. For Chicago, Jonathan Toews (12-of-22) and Michal Handzus (8-of-14) were the regulars above 50%.
-The Kings were credited with 44 hits, while the Blackhawks were credited with 38. Dustin Brown finished with a game-high eight hits.
The Kings have an optional morning skate followed by media availability at 11:30 am on Sunday.