-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 0-4 all-time against Vegas in the playoffs, a record that includes a home mark of 0-2. The Kings fell to 111-144 all-time in the playoffs, 62-60 at home and 12-31 all-time in Game 4s.
-Los Angeles was swept in a series for the first time since their first round series against Detroit in 2000. The only other year they were swept in four games in the first round was 1998 against St. Louis.
-In Game 4, the Kings trailed for 35:56 and were tied for 24:04. In their first round series, they led for 32:56, trailed for 119:18 and were tied for 123:08 of game time.
-Los Angeles scored three goals in the series, setting a franchise-low for the fewest goals scored in a series of three games or low. Their two lowest-scoring series of at least three games prior to 2018 was five goals versus St. Louis in the 1969 Semifinals (four games) and six goals versus Detroit in the 2000 Western Conference Quarterfinals (four games).
-In the nine games played since the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the Kings are 1-8 and 0-5 at home. Seven of their eight losses were decided by one goal. In the lone defeat by wider than a one-goal margin, Los Angeles and San Jose were tied after two periods in Game 5 in 2016.
-Since (and including) the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Jonathan Quick is 42-31 with a 2.04 goals-against average and a .926 save percentage. His 85 consecutive games played in the playoffs is the fourth longest streak all time (trailing Martin Brodeur-194, Patrick Roy-133 and Henrik Lundqvist-127) and second longest active streak.
-Jeff Carter appeared in his 73rd career playoff game with Los Angeles, tying Justin Williams for seventh place on the club’s all-time playoff games played list.
-The Kings attempted 67 shots (31 goals, 20 blocked, 16 missed). The Golden Knights attempted 41 shots (21 on goal, 7 blocked, 13 missed). Dustin Brown led all skaters with six shots on goal.
-Los Angeles won 29-of-53 faceoffs (55%). Adrian Kempe won 2-of-7, Anze Kopitar won 17-of-24, Trevor Lewis won 0-of-1, Nate Thompson won 4-of-6, Torrey Mitchell won 1-of-4 and Jeff Carter won 5-of-11.
6 teams have allowed 3 GA or fewer in a four-game series in the past 38 years:
VGK, 2018 (FR) vs. LAK – 3 GA
NSH, 2017 (FR) vs. CHI – 3 GA
BOS, 2013 (CF) vs. PIT – 2 GA
ANA, 2003 (CF) vs. MIN – 1 GA
TOR, 2001 (CQF) vs. OTT – 3 GA
NYR, 1994 (CQF) vs. NYI – 3 GA#StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/9jLBNG8SFA
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) April 18, 2018
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