Pre-Game 1 perspectivizer

  • Kings are 2-0 all-time in Conference Finals series (Toronto, 1993; Phoenix, 2012).
  • 8-4 in Conference Finals games.
  • 2-1 (series) and 8-8 (games) if you count the 1969 series against the Blues, before there were conferences.
  • The Kings faced the Blackhawks in one previous playoff series, in 1974.
  • The Blackhawks won the series, 4-1.
  • The Blackhawks are 2-9 in Conference Finals series.
  • Their two series wins came in 1992 (Oilers) and 2010 (Sharks).
  • The Blackhawks were 16-6 in playoff games during their 2010 cup run.
  • The Kings were 16-4 in their 2012 cup run.
  • Slava Voynov leads the Kings in playoff goals/60, with 1.01.
  • Patrick Sharp leads the Blackhawks with 2.01.
  • Mike Richards leads the Kings in playoff points/60, with 1.64…
  • …followed by Alec Martinez (1.61) and Slava Voynov (1.50).
  • Patrick Sharp leads the Blackhawks with 3.06.
  • Voynov leads the Kings in playoff +-/60 (1.51), followed by Dustin Brown (1.49), Rob Scuderi (1.46), and Richards (1.31).
  • Michal Handzus leads the Blackhawks in playoff +-/60 (1.87).