Morning jam: Coyotes-Kings Game 4 facts

May, 21, 2012
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* Shane Doan: 2nd career multi-goal playoff game (54th game)
* Mike Smith: 3rd shutout in 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs (ties Lundqvist for most)
* Jonathan Quick: 9th straight game allowing 2 or fewer goals
* Kings loss snaps 8-game win streak (1 goal combined in their 2 losses in playoffs)

FROM THE ELIAS SPORTS BUREAU: Mike Smith made 36 saves in his 2-0 victory at Los Angeles that enabled the Coyotes to avoid being swept by the Kings in the Western Conference finals. Smith is the seventh goaltender in NHL history to record a shutout with his team trailing 3-0 in a playoff series and the first ever to do so on the road. Before Smith, the last goaltender to record a shutout with his team facing a four-game sweep was the Rangers' Henrik Lundqvist against the Penguins in a second-round series in 2008.

FROM THE ELIAS SPORTS BUREAU: Under the current playoff format, no team has gone undefeated on the road en route to an appearance in the Stanley Cup finals. Kings would be the first to do so if they win Game 5 in Phoenix.

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