April 22 postgame notes
-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 6-10 all-time against San Jose in the playoffs, a mark that includes a home record of 4-4. The Kings are 94-129 all-time in the playoffs and 54-52 at home.
-The Kings fell to 23-26 all-time in overtime in the playoffs.
-The Kings fell to 16-25 all-time in Game 3s. When losing a Game 3, they are 5-19 all-time in playoff series.
-Three teams in NHL history have rallied to win a best-of-seven series after losing the first three games: The 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs (over Detroit in the Stanley Cup Final), the 1975 New York Islanders (over Pittsburgh in an NHL quarterfinal) and the 2010 Philadelphia Flyers (over Boston in the 2010 Eastern Conference semifinals). Mike Richards and Jeff Carter played on the 2010 Flyers.
-The last time Los Angeles trailed three-nothing in a playoff series was against Detroit in the 2000 Western Conference quarterfinals. The Red Wings finished the sweep with a 3-0 win at Staples Center on April 19, 2000.
-San Jose won at Staples Center for the first time since a 6-5 shootout win on April 5, 2012. Including playoffs, home teams are 22-2-1 in the last 25 games between the Kings and Sharks.
-Jeff Carter has a seven-game playoff point streak (2-6=8).
-Anze Kopitar has assists in all three games in the series (0-3=3) and a four-game playoff point streak (1-4=5).
-Jonathan Quick is 1-7 in his last eight playoff games.
-The teams combined for 98 hits (LA-53; SJ-45) on Tuesday and have combined for 312 hits in the series. Jarret Stoll and Tommy Wingels each recorded a game-high nine hits.
-The Kings attempted 73 shots (31 on goal, 17 blocked, 25 missed). The Sharks attempted 65 shots (40 on goal, 10 blocked, 15 missed). Brent Burns recorded seven shots on goal with none blocked and none missing the net. He also finished with eight hits. Mike Richards recorded five shots on goal to lead the Kings after opening the series without a shot on goal in Games 1 and 2.
-Los Angeles won 36-of-71 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 9-of-18, Anze Kopitar won 11-of-25, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-1, Jarret Stoll won 12-of-19, and Jeff Carter won 3-of-8.
The Kings are scheduled to report to Toyota Sports Center at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 23. The day’s schedule will be determined on site.