May 24 postgame notes
-With the win, Los Angeles improved to 104-133 all-time in the playoffs, a record that includes a home mark of 58-54. The Kings are 4-9 all-time against the Blackhawks in the playoffs (3-2 home, 1-7 road).
-Los Angeles improved to 17-26 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 lost both prior Game 3s this postseason.
-When holding a 2-1 best-of-seven series lead, the Kings have won five of eight series.
-Los Angeles is 14-for-53 (26.4%) on the power play in the last 15 games, dating back to Game 3 versus San Jose.
-Since dropping the first three games of the San Jose series the Kings have gone 10-4, outscoring their opponents 48-28 over that span.
-The Kings lead all NHL teams with an average of 3.29 goals per game in the postseason. Anze Kopitar leads all scorers with 20 points (5-15=20), while Jeff Carter (8-11=19) ranks second with 19 points.
-Carter has points in four straight games (5-5=10) and seven points in the last two games (4-3=7).
-Tanner Pearson has points in four straight games (1-4=5).
-Tyler Toffoli has points in four straight games (3-1=4). He has 10 points (6-4=10), a plus-eight rating and a 54.8% Corsi percentage (119 CF; 98 CA) in 11 career regular season and playoff games against Chicago.
-Anze Kopitar was held scoreless for only the second time this season.
-Drew Doughty blocked a game-high five shots.
-Andrew Shaw and Bryan Bickell finished with a game-high six hits for Chicago. Matt Greene finished with a team-high five hits for Los Angeles.
-The Kings attempted 57 shots (32 on net, 10 blocked, 15 missed). The Blackhawks attempted 58 shots (27 on net, 16 blocked, 15 missed).
-Los Angeles won 30-of-57 faceoffs (53%). Among regular performers, Mike Richards won 4-of-10, Anze Kopitar won 10-of-17, Jarret Stoll won 16-of-28 and Jeff Carter won 0-of-2.
The Kings are scheduled to practice at Toyota Sports Center at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, May 25.