The Kings trailed, 3-0, in the first round and became the fourth
San Jose won three of five games against the Kings this season, including 5-2 on March 28 at San Jose.
Kings offense vs. Sharks defense
Center Anze Kopitar led the Kings in scoring for the ninth consecutive season. Center
San Jose is fueled by
Kings defense vs. Sharks offense
There are likely more questions about the Kings defense than the Sharks firepower. San Jose's No. 1 line has been Tomas Hertl-
The Kings' shortcomings on defense have appeared even more glaring with
Jonathan Quick of the Kings won 40 games, a career high, and set the record for the most career shutouts by an American-born goaltender. The real question mark will be how Sharks goalie and former King Martin Jones performs in the playoffs considering he has all of 56 minutes of postseason experience.
"I don't think it's a big deal," Kings defenseman
Both teams are among the top 10 in the league on the power play. The Sharks, boosted by the likes of Thornton, Pavelski and