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Kings set record with 7-0 playoffs road record

The Sports Xchange

--The Kings are 7-0 on the road in this postseason, which is a new franchise record for a single postseason. The Kings have now also tied the NHL record for most consecutive wins in one postseason (last done by the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010), the NHL record for starting the postseason with a 7-0 road record (last done by Colorado in 1999) and the NHL record for nine consecutive road wins, spanning more than one postseason. The New York Islanders won nine consecutive road games in 1982 and 1983.

--The Kings had to make a late lineup adjustment Tuesday afternoon. Coach Darryl Sutter learned that fourth-line center Colin Fraser had an undisclosed family issue, and Sutter gave Fraser permission to return to Los Angeles. Fortunately for the Kings, they have a deep pool of centers. Brad Richardson, who had been playing left wing on the fourth line, is a natural center, so he moved to the pivot and played an effective game. Kyle Clifford, who hadn't played since Game 1 of the first round against Vancouver, stepped in on left wing. It's not yet known whether Fraser might be able to return for Game 3 on Thursday.

"We were playing within the whistles. They took a few penalties after the whistles, and tonight we were able to capitalize on the power play. Other than that, it was just staying aggressive and not sit back. They have some very skilled forwards that can make you pay at any time, if you sit back and give them time and space. So, I think the biggest part is staying aggressive and keep getting after them." -- center Anze Kopitar.

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