April 16 postgame notes

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 10-12 all-time against San Jose in the playoffs, a mark that includes a home record of 6-6. The Kings fell to 110-138 all-time in the playoffs and 62-57 at home.

-Los Angeles fell to 21-27 all-time in Game 2s. When losing Game 2, they have won 6 of 26 series. When trailing a series 2-0, they have won three of 14 series. When trailing a best-of-seven series 2-0, they have won three of 13 series. (Detroit / 2001; St. Louis / 2013; San Jose / 2014;). In all three series wins, the Kings lost the first two games on the road.

-In Game 2, San Jose led for 56:23 and the teams were tied for 3:37. In the series, Los Angeles has led for 4:02, San Jose has led for 76:46, and the two teams have been tied for 39:12

-Vincent Lecavalier scored his 26th career postseason goal and 10th career postseason power play goal. He was playing in his 72nd career playoff game.

-By assisting on Lecavalier’s goal, Tanner Pearson has assists in two straight games (0-2=2).

-By assisting on Lecavalier’s goal, Jake Muzzin now has assists in two straight games (1-1=2).

-In seven regular season and playoff games against Los Angeles, Joe Pavelski has 14 points (7-7=14).

-Playing in his first career playoff game, Jamie McBain totaled six shot attempts (1 on goal, 3 blocked, 2 missed), issued one hit and blocked three shots in 16:14 of ice time. In only one regular season game – the 3-2 loss to Columbus on November 5 – did he record more ice time (17:46).

-Playing in his first game since February 12, Marian Gaborik totaled seven shot attempts (4 on goal, 3 missed) in 14:32 of ice time.

-The two teams combined for 87 hits (Los Angeles 47, San Jose 40). Dustin Brown registered a game-high nine hits, while Milan Lucic issued six. Paul Martin led San Jose with five hits.

-The Kings attempted 79 shots (27 on goal, 28 blocked, 24 missed). The Sharks attempted 53 shots (23 on goal, 17 blocked, 13 missed). Jeff Carter led all skaters with six shots on goal. Drew Doughty attempted 10 shots (6 blocked, 4 missed), none of which were on goal.

-Los Angeles won 41-of-68 faceoffs (60%). Among regular performers, Anze Kopitar won 15-of-25, Nick Shore won 4-of-8, Vincent Lecavalier won 9-of-13 and Jeff Carter won 12-of-21.

The Kings are scheduled to practice at 12:00 p.m. at Toyota Sports Center on Sunday, April 17 before traveling to San Jose.

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