Jeff Carter had a goal and two assists, Tyler Toffoli scored the tiebreaking goal late in the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 on Saturday night to take a 2-1 lead in the Western Conference finals.
After being down 2-0 in the second period, the Kings turned on the switch and scored six unanswered goals to defeat the Blackhawks, 6-2 and even the series 1-1 in the Western Conference Finals
The Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings have taken similar paths toward the top, hitting big in the draft and making shrewd moves after rough stretches.
Sure, the Chicago Blackhawks have a bunch of veteran forwards who have a history of clutch goals.
The Los Angeles Kings fell to the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday, 3-1.
On Friday night, the Los Angeles Kings were in Anaheim for Game 7 of their second-round series against the top-seeded Ducks.
The first opportunity for Kings fans to buy playoff tickets for the Western Conference Final postseason games at STAPLES Center begins this Tuesday, the Kings announced tonight.
Corey Crawford made 29 saves in his first shutout of the season, and the Chicago Blackhawks pulled within one point of Anaheim for the overall NHL lead with a 2-0 victory over the Ducks.
Marian Hossa scored two goals, and Kris Versteeg and Bryan Bickell also tallied to lead the Chicago Blackhawks past Anaheim 4-2 on Friday night to end the Ducks’ eight-game winning streak and hand them only their second loss in the past 20 games.
The Blackhawks had no idea what they had in Antti Raanta. They hoped for the best, and they got it.
Jonathan Toews set up two of Chicago’s three first-period goals, and the Blackhawks cooled off the Los Angeles Kings with a 3-1 victory Sunday night in a rematch of last season’s Western Conference finals.
Nick Bonino and Kyle Palmieri scored in the shootout to help the Anaheim Ducks beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 on Friday night, sending the defending Stanley Cup champions to their third consecutive loss.
The Chicago Blackhawks have suffered back-to-back regulation losses for the first time this season and will next face the only team they failed to beat during their Stanley Cup-winning campaign.
The Los Angeles Kings have acquired forward Daniel Carcillo in a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks.
Those who got to see the Blackhawks rally to beat the Bruins and win the Stanley Cup last night won’t soon forget it, but unfortunately neither will those who didn’t get to see the big win, after a strong, fast-moving storm knocked out power.