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The Los Angeles Kings celebrate at home. (Credit: Getty Images.)

Blackhawks Look To Knock Out Struggling Kings In LA

The Los Angeles Kings have been in all types of jams during the past two postseasons. Just a few weeks ago, they even escaped the same 0-2 deficit they’re now facing in the Western Conference finals.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2013

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Kings’ Quick Chased Out In 4-2 Loss, LA Falls Behind 2-0 In Conference Finals

Bryan Bickell and Michal Handzus scored on consecutive shots in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks chased goalie Jonathan Quick on their way to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals.


Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. (Photo credits: Getty Images)

LA Mayor Responds To Emanuel’s Blackhawks Bet

Before the start of the Western Conference Finals between the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings, mayor Rahm Emanuel posted a letter on his Facebook page to Los Angeles mayor Antonio Villaraigosa.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2013

Corey Crawford. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hoge: The Better Goaltender Is On The Blackhawks

Yes, through two games of the Western Conference Finals, the better goaltender is the one in the red sweater.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2013

The Blackhawks salute the fans after taking a 2-0 series lead on the Kings. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Chase Quick, Go Up 2-0 On Kings

Bryan Bickell and Michal Handzus scored on consecutive shots in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks chased goalie Jonathan Quick on their way to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2013

Duncan Keith #2, Marian Hossa #81, Jonathan Toews #19 and Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Hossa's goal in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Beat Kings 2-1 In Game 1

Patrick Sharp and Marian Hossa scored in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Saturday in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals.


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Kings Need To Score More To Beat Blackhawks

After a rare day off for rest and contemplation, the Los Angeles Kings came back focused on what’s missing from their run at a second straight Stanley Cup title.


Jonathan Toews stands in front of Jonathan Quick. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hoge: Blackhawks-Kings Series Breakdown And Prediction

The Western Conference Finals get underway Saturday at the United Center and for the Blackhawks, it means a shift in the type of opponent they’ll face.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2013

Patrick Sharp against the Kings in the 2013 season opener in Los Angeles. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Vote: Blackhawks Or Kings? (And In How Many Games?)

Will the Blackhawks or Kings make it to the Stanley Cup Final? We want to know what you think.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2013

Jonathan Toews is hit by Brendan Smith. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Olczyk: Facing Adversity, Blackhawks ‘Gut It Out’

Their regular-season hot streak did little to prepare the team for rough waters, but facing a 3-1 hole in the Western Conference Semifinals, the Blackhawks found a way to win.

670 The Score–05/30/2013

The Blackhawks celebrate their Game 7 win. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks-Kings Western Conference Finals Schedule

With Brent Seabrook’s overtime goal in Game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinals, the Blackhawks have a date with the defending Stanley Cup champions in the Western Conference Finals.

CBS Chicago–05/30/2013

Patrick Sharp tries to drive around Niklas Kronwall. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

NHL Sets Conference Finals Schedules

As the Blackhawks prepare to take on the Red Wings for a crucial Game 7 at the United Center tonight, the NHL has set the schedules for the Eastern & Western Conference Finals.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2013

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Kings Will Host Sharks For Game 7 Showdown After 2-1 Loss

Joe Thornton got San Jose off to a fast start with a power-play goal in the first period and TJ Galiardi added a goal in the second to help the Sharks force a decisive seventh game.


Marian Hossa

Silverman: Stanley Cup-Bound Blackhawks Will Face Major Challenges Along The Way

The Blackhawks are the best team in the West and should be on a collision course with the Penguins. But there will be challenges, and when they get to the second round, they could face a huge one.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2013

Chicago Blackhawks. (Credit: Getty)

Seabrook, Toews Lead Blackhawks Past Kings, 3-2

Brent Seabrook and Jonathan Toews each had a goal and an assist to help the Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-2 on Sunday, extending their season-opening points streak to 15 games.


Patrick Kane celebrates a goal with his teammates. (Credit: Getty)

Blackhawks Crash LA Kings’ Party With 5-2 Rout

Marian Hossa had two goals and an assist, Corey Crawford made 19 saves, and the Chicago Blackhawks crashed the Kings’ Stanley Cup championship celebration with a 5-2 victory over Los Angeles on Saturday.


Jonathan Toews

Blackhawks To Open Season Jan. 19 In LA

The Blackhawks will open their shortened, 48-game season on Jan. 19 against the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2013

Jamie Kompon. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Hire Former Kings Assistant Kompon

The Blackhawks hired Jamie Kompon Wednesday to fill Joel Quenneville’s assistant coach vacancy.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Charlie Sheen Hosts Chateau Nightclub & Gardens

Video: Charlie Sheen Snaps On Staple Center Employee At Kings Game

When a Staples Center employee enforced the arena’s “no-reentry policy” Sheen became irate.

670 The Score–06/07/2012

Adam Henrique #14 of the New Jersey Devils scores a goal over goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings in the third period of Game Four of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Devils Avoid Elimination, Beat Kings 3-1 On Late Goals

Adam Henrique scored the tiebreaking goal with 4:29 to play, Martin Brodeur made 21 saves, and the New Jersey Devils beat the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a sweep in the Stanley Cup finals.