June 7, 2013 6:30 pm

Kings history when trailing 3-1

The 1989 Los Angeles Kings are one of 22 teams to have rebounded from a 3-1 series deficit, having defeated the Edmonton Oilers three straight times in the Smythe Division Semifinals before eventually succumbing in four games to the eventual Cup-winning Calgary Flames in the second round. The Kings have won one of the 11 series in which they trailed three games to one, though they have won five of the last six Game 5s when faced with a 3-1 series deficit.

In Los Angeles’ most recent game played when faced with a 3-1 deficit, Jonathan Quick stopped 51 shots as Wayne Simmonds, Kyle Clifford and Dustin Penner scored in a 3-1 victory at San Jose on April 23, 2011.

Kings history when trailing 3-1 in a playoff series:

1974 Quarterfinals
Game 5: Los Angeles 0 at Chicago 1
-Kings lose series, 4-1

1977 Quarterfinals
Game 5: Los Angeles 3 at Boston 1
Game 6: Los Angeles 3 vs Boston 4
-Kings lose series, 4-2

1982 Division Finals
Game 5: Los Angeles 2 at Vancouver 5
-Kings lose series, 4-1

1987 Division Semifinals
Game 5: Los Angeles 4 at Edmonton 5
-Kings lose series, 4-1

1988 Division Semifinals
Game 5: Los Angeles 4 at Calgary 6
-Kings lose series, 4-1

1989 Division Semifinals
Game 5: Los Angeles 4 vs Edmonton 2
Game 6: Los Angeles 4 at Edmonton 1
Game 7: Los Angeles 6 vs Edmonton 3
-Kings win series, 4-3

1991 Division Finals
Game 5: Los Angeles 5 vs Edmonton 2
Game 6: Los Angeles 0 at Edmonton 3
-Kings lose series, 4-2

1993 Stanley Cup Final
Game 5: Los Angeles 1 at Montreal 4
-Kings lose series, 4-1

2001 Conference Semifinals
Game 5: Los Angeles 1 at Colorado 0
Game 6: Los Angeles 1 vs Colorado 0 (2 OT)
Game 7: Los Angeles 1 at Colorado 5
-Kings lose series, 4-3

2002 Conference Quarterfinals
Game 5: Los Angeles 1 at Colorado 0 (OT)
Game 6: Los Angeles 3 vs Colorado 1
Game 7: Los Angeles 0 at Colorado 4
-Kings lose series, 4-3

2011 Conference Quarterfinals
Game 5: Los Angeles 3 at San Jose 1
Game 6: Los Angeles 3 vs San Jose 4 (OT)
-Kings lose series, 4-2

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