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Kings beat Blackhawks 5-4 in OT in Game 7

When it comes to Game 7, Los Angeles truly is the king of the road.

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) greets Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews (19) after the Kings defeated the Blackhawks 5-4 in the overtime period in Game 7 of the Western Conference finals in the NHL ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Can Blackhawks continue penetrating Kings' superb defense?

By Lance Pugmire The Kings surrendered an average of only 2.12 goals a game in leading the NHL in fewest regular-season goals allowed, but as they head to their third Game 7 of the postseason tonight, they've been struck by nine goals in their last two Western Conference final losses. ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Kane leads Blackhawks past LA Kings, into Game 7

Patrick Kane scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:45 to play, and the Chicago Blackhawks forced a decisive seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.

Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, right, blocks a shot by Los Angeles Kings right wing ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Blackhawks beat Kings 5-4 in 2OT to stay alive

Michal Handzus is every day of 37 years old and 15 seasons in the NHL. He knows he's near the end of his career. He knows he's slower than most of his Chicago teammates.

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick gives up a goal shot by Chicago Blackhawks center Michal Handzus ...read more

Source: The Sacramento Bee

    

Blackhawks beat Kings in double OT, stay alive in West

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Michal Handzus tallied at 2:04 of the second overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks remained alive in the Western Conference finals with a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Kings.Brandon Saad held the puck along the right wing ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Police: Fan alleges Blackhawks' goalie Crawford sprayed water in his face during Game 4 in LA

Los Angeles police say they are investigating a battery report from a fan who says Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford sprayed water in his face during Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Kings at Staples Center. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Blackhawks say Kings have 'all' the pressure in Game 5, but do they?

By Helene Elliott If there were a book of sports clichés, Chicago winger Patrick Kane and Coach Joel Quenneville would have been looking at Page 1 of the playoff cliché section Wednesday when both said the pressure is squarely on the Kings in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Live: Kings vs. Blackhawks, Game 4 updates

By Chris Foster The “must-win” tag gets attached too often in sports. Still, it would be highly recommended that the Chicago Blackhawks win tonight in Game 4 of the Western Conference finals against the Los Angeles Kings to fortify their hopes of back-to-back Stanley Cup championships. ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Kings hoping for good start against Blackhawks in Game 3 at Staples

By Helene Elliott With an early start Saturday for Game 3 of the Western Conference finals — puck drop is scheduled for 5:20 p.m. Pacific time — the Kings held their morning skate at 9:15 a.m. at Staples Center. The Blackhawks didn't skate, keeping to their routine for early starts, but they are ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Former King Michal Handzus still going strong with Blackhawks

By Helene Elliott Michal Handzus' career seemed near its end when the Kings let him depart as a free agent after the 2010-11 season and he signed with San Jose. But the Slovakian center is still going strong at age 37 and has become the second-line center for the Blackhawks during their march ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Blackhawks expect big push from Kings in Game 2 tonight

By Lance Pugmire The Kings had just 39 hours to turn from their intense seven-game series win over the Ducks and play the defending Stanley Cup-champion Chicago Blackhawks. Now, with two days' rest following their 3-1 loss at United Center in Game 1 and the opportunity to win a fifth road game in ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw might return from injury in Game 2 vs. Kings

By Helene Elliott Greetings from Chicago, where weather reports are calling for thunderstorms later Tuesday. That's spring in the Midwest. The Blackhawks skated first at the United Center, and the big news -- such as it was -- centered on the possibly imminent return of forward Andrew Shaw from a leg injury.... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Kings ramp up the drama, and stage is set for epic Blackhawks rematch

By Helene Elliott The Kings' perilous playoff path this spring has been nothing like the pleasure cruise they took two years ago on the way to winning their first Stanley Cup championship. After battling to get into the playoffs in 2012 and grabbing the eighth seed, they surprisingly built a 3-0 lead in ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

A different Kings team is entering rematch against Blackhawks

By Lisa Dillman Anze Kopitar was asked about revenge. This was not about that, not about getting even. Instead, the Kings center said this had to do with seizing the moment, about capitalizing on an opportunity. The Kings reached the Western Conference finals for the third consecutive year, thanks to a... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Blackhawks' biggest threat in conference finals is themselves

By David Haugh In the Chicago Blackhawks dressing room Tuesday night, minutes after they won the series against the Minnesota Wild at the Xcel Energy Center, cameras caught Joel Quenneville succinctly expressing his pride as only Coach Q can. "Great job!" Quenneville barked, clapping his hands together. "... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Kings-Blackhawks at a glance

By Helene Elliott Chicago Blackhawks vs. Kings How they got here: Chicago defeated St. Louis in six games and Minnesota in six games; the Kings defeated San Jose in seven games and the Ducks in seven games. Playoff power play: Blackhawks: 18.2% (eighth); Kings 22.9% (seventh). Playoff penalty killing:... ...read more

Source: Los Angeles Times

    

Blackhawks nip Wild, take 3-2 series advantage

Chicago, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - Jonathan Toews registered the winning goal early in the third period and Corey Crawford stopped 27 shots, as the Chicago Blackhawks edged the Minnesota Wild, 2-1, in Game 5 of the Western Conference ...read more

Source: Fox News

Category: Sports Illustrated

    

Blackhawks, Wild battle for series edge in Chicago

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Minnesota Wild entered this Western Conference semifinal battle as considerable underdogs to the Chicago Blackhawks, but they have a chance to grab a series lead over the defending Stanley Cup champions in Sunday's Game 5 showdown in the ...read more

Source: Fox News

Category: Sports Illustrated

    

Blackhawks' Bollig suspended 2 games for hit

By Scott Powers Chicago Blackhawks forward Brandon Bollig was suspended for two games by the NHL Department of Player Safety on Saturday for an illegal hit on Minnesota Wild defenseman Keith Ballard in Game 4 of their second-round series on Friday. ...read more

Source: ESPN

    

Odd Man Rush: Blackhawks reminded road back to Cup is tough

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Blackhawks are returning to the Windy City for Game 5 of their best-of-seven semifinals series tied with the Minnesota Wild at two games a piece.It isn't a stretch to call that a surprise given the Blackhawks' title as ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

With big goals by the 'big guys,' Wild jump back in series with 4-0 Game 3 win over Blackhawks

The Minnesota Wild took a two-game deficit and a scoreless tie into the second intermission, clinging tenuously to their chance of climbing back into this Western Conference semifinal series with the Chicago Blackhawks. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Haula, Granlund jump-start Wild with 3rd-period goals in 4-0 win over Blackhawks in Game 3

Erik Haula and Mikael Granlund scored goals less than 3 minutes apart early in the third period, and the Minnesota Wild recovered from a sluggish start for a 4-0 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Tuesday in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinal series. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Kane, Blackhawks shoot for 2-0 lead vs. Wild

(SportsNetwork.com) - Patrick Kane and the Chicago Blackhawks will take aim at a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference semifinals when they host the Minnesota Wild in Sunday's clash at United Center.The defending Stanley Cup champions recorded a 5-2 win in Game 1 on ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Kane's clutch play lifts Blackhawks past Wild 5-2 in Game 1 of Western Conference semifinals

Patrick Kane scored two goals for Chicago in the third period, including a terrific dash through the Minnesota zone for the tiebreaking score, and the Blackhawks beat the Wild 5-2 in Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Friday night. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Blues hope to stave off elimination against Blackhawks

(SportsNetwork.com) - The St. Louis Blues once held a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference quarterfinals, but on Sunday afternoon in Chicago they'll try to stave off elimination against the relentless Blackhawks.This battle between the second and third-place teams in the Central Division ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in OT on Jackman's goal through traffic, take 2-0 series lead

Defenseman Barret Jackman scored on a drive through traffic, giving the St. Louis Blues their second straight 4-3 overtime victory over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday for a 2-0 series lead against the defending Stanley Cup champions. ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Blues tie Blackhawks late, win Game 2 in OT

St. Louis, MO (SportsNetwork.com) - Barret Jackman scored the winner 5:50 into overtime, lifting the St. Louis Blues to a 4-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday in Game 2 of the Western Conference quarterfinals.Vladimir Tarasenko tied the game for St. Louis with ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Blues, Blackhawks meet for Game 2 after thrilling opener

(SportsNetwork.com) - The opener of the highly-anticipated Western Conference quarterfinal series between the St. Louis Blues and Chicago Blackhawks did not disappoint, On Saturday afternoon, the clubs will try for an encore performance at Scottrade Center in St. Louis.Two overtime periods ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Blackhawks, Penguins square off in possible Finals preview

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks have already faced off in one of the NHL's outdoor games this season and their next meeting after Sunday's clash in Pittsburgh could be for a chance to raise the Stanley Cup.With the ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Blackhawks aim for third straight win in home test vs. Preds

(SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Blackhawks hope to gain ground in the Central Division title race on Sunday as the defending Stanley Cup champions host the Nashville Predators at United Center.Chicago enters Sunday trailing the first-place St. Louis Blues by four points ...read more

Source: Fox News

    

Flyers ride momentum into encounter with Blackhawks

(SportsNetwork.com) - After sweeping a home-and-home series from the rival Pittsburgh Penguins over the weekend, the Philadelphia Flyers will try to stay hot when they host the Chicago Blackhawks in Tuesday's inter-conference showdown at Wells Fargo Center. ...read more

Source: Fox News