Teams that won the first three games of the
A sixth game, if necessary, would be played on Monday at
The only team that erased a 3-0 deficit in the Final was the 1942
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--Teams with a chance to win the Cup on home ice are 41-20 (.672) since the best of seven format was adopted in 1939. However, that stat is merely 7-8 (.467) since 2000. The Cup has been clinched on the road in five of the last six seasons, with the Kings being the exception when they won at Staples Center in 2012.
--The Rangers are 11-2 in their last 13 playoff games when facing elimination, including 5-0 this spring. Goaltender
--The Kings have won 16 of their last 21 home playoff games since June 11, 2012, when they clinched their first Cup championship against New Jersey.
--The Kings will tie an NHL record Friday by playing their 26th playoff game. The 1987
--The Kings on Friday will play their 63rd playoff game dating to 2012, tying the NHL record set by Dallas (1998-2000) and matched by Detroit (2007-09). That's a lot of hockey.
--The Kings’ playoff ice time leaders are