(3) Los Angeles Kings (9-7) vs (3) Chicago Blackhawks (9-5)
Saturday, May 24, 2014, 5:00 p.m. PT
Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA
Referees: #23 Brad Watson, #40 Steve Kozari
Linesmen: #59 Steve Barton, #65 Pierre Racicot
NBC, CBC, RDS, KEIB 1150 AM
-Kings Live to follow NBC’s broadcast

Chicago Blackhawks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Four

Los Angeles Projected Starting Goaltender – Jonathan Quick
2013-14 Playoffs: 16 GP (16 GS) / 9-7 record / 2.70 GAA / .912 Sv% / 1 SHO
Career, Playoffs: 65 (65) / 38-28 / 2.18 / .925 / 8
2013-14 Playoffs, Home: 6 (6) / 3-3 / 2.59 / .913 / 0

Chicago Projected Starting Goaltender – Corey Crawford
2013-14 Playoffs: 14 GP (14 GS) / 9-5 record / 2.11 GAA / .926 Sv% / 1 SHO
Career, Playoffs: 51 (50) / 30-20 / 2.06 / .925 / 3
2013-14 Playoffs, Away: 6 (6) / 2-4 / 2.57 / .908 / 0

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2013-14 Los Angeles Leaders
Total Points: Anze Kopitar (5-15=20)
Goals: Marian Gaborik (9-6=15)
Assists: Anze Kopitar (5-15=20)
Plus/Minus: Justin Williams (+9; 6-6=12)
Penalty Minutes: Kyle Clifford (37; 0-3=3)
Time On Ice: Drew Doughty (27:21; 1-9=10)

2013-14 Chicago Leaders
Total Points: Marian Hossa (2-11=13)
Goals: Jonathan Toews (6-5=11), Patrick Kane (6-4=10), Bryan Bickell (6-3=9)
Assists: Marian Hossa (2-11=13)
Plus/Minus: Duncan Keith (+5; 3-7=10)
Penalty Minutes: Brent Seabrook (17; 2-9=11)
Time On Ice: Duncan Keith (27:26; 3-7=10)

Chicago Blackhawks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Four

Rankings and Statistics
Goals/Game: LAK – 1 / 3.25; CHI – t-6 / 2.86
Goals Against/Game: LAK – 5 / 2.62; CHI – 3 / 2.43
Power Play: LAK – 5 / 24.1%; CHI – 8 / 20.5%
Penalty Kill: LAK – 9 / 82.3%; CHI – 2 / 88.5%
Shots/Game: LAK – t-7 / 30.4; CHI – 13 / 26.4
Shots Against/Game: LAK – 6 / 29.6; CHI – 10 / 31.1
Faceoffs: LAK – 2 / 53.2%; CHI – 9 / 50.2%
Save Percentage: LAK – 8 / .911; CHI – 3 / .922

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Los Angeles Projected Lines

Marian Gaborik – Anze Kopitar – Dustin Brown
Tanner Pearson – Jeff Carter – Tyler Toffoli
Dwight King – Mike Richards – Justin Williams
Kyle Clifford – Jarret Stoll – Trevor Lewis

Jake Muzzin – Drew Doughty
Willie Mitchell – Slava Voynov
Alec Martinez – Matt Greene

Jonathan Quick
Martin Jones

Level of confidence in projected lines: A-. Today’s morning skate was optional; these were the lines and defensive pairings that Darryl Sutter used during Friday’s practice. Robyn Regehr has not resumed skating.

Notes and milestones: Los Angeles is 103-133 all-time in the playoffs, a record that includes a home mark of 57-54. The Kings are 3-9 all-time against the Blackhawks in the playoffs (2-2 home, 1-7 road). The teams also met in the 1974 quarterfinals, with Chicago winning in five games. … Los Angeles is 16-26 all-time in Game 3s. When winning Game 3, the Kings have won 11 of 16 series. When losing Game 3, they have won seven of 26 series. Los Angeles is 0-2 in Game 3s this postseason. … The Kings lead all NHL teams with an average of 3.25 goals per game in the postseason. Anze Kopitar leads all scorers with 19 points (5-14=19), while Marian Gaborik (9-7=16) and Jeff Carter (7-9=16) are tied for second with 16 points. … Kopitar has points in 14 of 16 playoff games (5-15=20) and 17 of the last 19 games (9-16=25), dating back to the regular season. … Gaborik has 16 points (9-7=16) in the last 14 games. … Carter has seven points (4-3=7) in the last three games. … Tyler Toffoli has nine points (5-4=9), a plus-six rating and a 56.1% Corsi percentage (105 CF; 82 CA) in 10 career regular season and playoff games against Chicago. … The Kings are 13-for-50 (26.0%) on the power play in the last 14 games, dating back to Game 3 versus San Jose. … Los Angeles has a combined 1,383 games of postseason experience, led by Mike Richards (114), Justin Williams (105) and Jeff Carter (101).

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Chicago Projected Lines

Bryan Bickell – Jonathan Toews – Marian Hossa
Brandon Saad – Michal Handzus – Patrick Kane
Patrick Sharp – Andrew Shaw – Kris Versteeg
Brandon Bollig – Marcus Kruger – Ben Smith

Duncan Keith – Brent Seabrook
Johnny Oduya – Niklas Hjalmarsson
Nick Leddy – Sheldon Brookbank

Corey Crawford
Antti Raanta

Notes and milestones: Marian Hossa ranks second amongst active players with 126 points (45-81=126) in 166 career playoff games. … Patrick Kane leads all active U.S.-born skaters with 35 playoff goals. He ranks tied for fourth all-time with four playoff overtime goals. … Jonathan Toews leads the NHL with four game-winning goals this postseason. His 10 career postseason game-winning goals are the most in Blackhawks history. … Niklas Hjalmarsson ranks second amongst postseason skaters with 43 blocked shots. … Corey Crawford is 30-20 with a 2.06 goals-against average, .925 save percentage and three shutouts in 51 career playoff games.

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Alec martinez

#27 | 6′ 1″ | 210 lb | Age: 29

Born: July 26, 1987
Birthplace: Rochester Hills, MI, USA
Position: D
Handedness: Left

Bio

Bio: Martinez was drafted by the LA Kings in the 2007 Draft, while playing for Miami University. He has since become a two-time Stanley Cup champion and the 17th man in Stanley Cup playoff history to score the Cup-winning goal in overtime.

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Anze Kopitar

#11 | 6′ 3″ | 224 lb | Age: 29

Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

As the 11th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft, Kopitar became the first Slovenian to play in the NHL. Kopitar has spent his entire NHL career with the Kings, and following the 2015–16 season, was named the Kings’ captain. Noted for both his offensive and defensive play, Kopitar was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward in the NHL in 2016.

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Drew Doughty

#8 | 6′ 1″ | 195 lb | Age: 26

Born: December 8, 1989
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: D
Handedness: Right

Bio

Bio: Doughty is a Canadian defenceman who was selected second overall by the Kings in the 2008 Draft. Doughty made his NHL debut in 2008 as an 18-year-old and was named to the All-Rookie Team. He is a two-time Stanley Cup champion with the Kings, a two-time Olympic gold medallist with the Canadian national team, and a Norris Trophy finalist.

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Tyler Toffoli

#73 | 6′ 1″ | 200 lb | Age: 24

Born: April 24, 1992
Birthplace: Scarborough, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Toffoli is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward, drafted by the Kings in the second round of the 2010 Draft. Toffoli scored his first career NHL goal in his second game in a 4–0 victory over the Phoenix Coyotes in 2013. He was also named the 2012–13 AHL All-Rookie Team.
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Jeff Carter

#77 | 6′ 4″ | 215 lb | Age: 31

Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

Carter began his hockey career playing in the Ontario Hockey League in Canada before joining the AHL and playing for the Philadelphia Flyers. He was then traded to the Colombus Blue jackets before joining the LA Kings in 2012, where he has since won two Stanley Cups with the Kings.

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Jonathan Quick

#32 | 6′ 1″ | 218 lb | Age: 30

Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left

Bio

Bio: Quick is the current goaltender for the LA Kings and was selected by Los Angeles at the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. Previously, Quick was a silver medalist with USA at the 2010 Winter Olympics. He’s won two Stanley Cup championships with the Kings, along with being the most recent goaltender to be awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs.

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