April 27, 2014 12:24 am

April 26 postgame notes

-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 8-10 all-time against San Jose in the playoffs, a mark that includes a road record of 3-6. The Kings are 96-129 all-time in the playoffs and 41-77 on the road.

-Saturday’s win ended an eight-game playoff road losing streak since a 3-2 overtime win at St. Louis on May 8, 2013.

-Los Angeles improved to 17-13 all-time in Game 5s and 17-20 all-time when facing elimination.

-The Kings have won three of 10 series in which they trailed three games to two.

-Jonathan Quick posted his eighth career playoff shutout.

-Los Angeles has held the lead for 132:58 of the series, San Jose has held the lead for 103:01 of the series, and the games have been tied for 70:21.

-The Kings’ win marked only the fourth time in the last 27 games between the teams that the home team failed to win. Home teams are 23-3-1 in the last 27 regular season and playoff games between the Kings and Sharks.

-Jeff Carter has recorded points in nine straight playoff games (3-7=10).

-Anze Kopitar has a six-game playoff point streak (2-5=7).

-The teams have combined for 499 hits in the series.

-With seven shots on goal, Justin Williams was the only player on either team to finish with more than seven shots.

-The Kings attempted 62 shots (41 on net, 11 blocked, 10 missed), and the Sharks attempted 62 shots (30 on net, 16 blocked, 16 missed).

-The Kings won 27-of-52 faceoffs (52%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 4-of-11, Anze Kopitar won 5-of-10, Trevor Lewis won 1-of-3, Jarret Stoll won 9-of-16, and Jeff Carter won 8-of-11.

The Kings have scheduled an optional practice for 12:00 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 at TSC.

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