-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 10-11 all-time against San Jose in the playoffs, a mark that includes a home record of 6-5. The Kings fell to 110-137 all-time in the playoffs and 62-56 at home.
-Los Angeles fell to 19-29 all-time in Game 1s. When losing Game 1, they have won 8 of 28 playoff series. In best-of-seven playoff series, the Kings have won 8 of 23 playoff series when losing the first game.
-In Game 1, Los Angeles led for 4:02, San Jose led for 20:23, and the two teams were tied for 35:35.
-With his second period goal, Jeff Carter recorded his 10th power play goal as a King and tied Marcel Dionne and Dave Taylor for second place all-time on the team’s list. It was his 38th career postseason power play goal.
-Trevor Lewis scored his 10th career playoff goal and first career shorthanded playoff goal. It was the first shorthanded goal scored by a King since Anze Kopitar’s goal in the 4-3 series clinching win at Phoenix on May 22, 2012.
-Milan Lucic registered his first playoff points as a King with two assists. He recorded his 13th career multi-point playoff game.
-Jonathan Quick made his 77th consecutive playoff start. He, Dustin Brown and Drew Doughty are the only Kings to have played in all 77 playoff games since 2010.
-Los Angeles attempted 58 shots (24 on goal, 15 blocked, 19 missed). San Jose attempted 57 shots (23 on goal, 10 blocked, 24 missed). Jake Muzzin (four shots) and Brent Burns (four shots) were the only skaters who recorded more than three shots on goal. Melker Karlsson (1 on goal, 2 blocked, 6 missed) led all skaters with nine shot attempts.
-The Kings won 27-of-59 faceoffs (46%). After the first period, the Sharks won 26-of-41 faceoffs. Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 11-of-22, Andy Andreoff won 4-of-5, Trevor Lewis won 2-of-2, Vincent Lecavalier won 5-of-9 and Jeff Carter won 5-of-18.
The Kings are scheduled to practice at 11:00 a.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Friday, April 15.