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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.

05/28/2013

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.

02/17/2013

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.

01/19/2013

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.

06/06/2012

Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings shoots the game winning goal in overtime against Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils during Game One of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Prudential Center on May 30, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Stanley Cup Finals Beat By NBA Draft Lottery In Ratings

Stanley Cup Finals ratings were naturally going to take a hit when the New Jersey Devils beat the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference Finals, but who knew they would be this low?

CBS Chicago–06/04/2012

Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with teammates after scoring the game winning goal in overtime against the New Jersey Devils during Game Two of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Prudential Center on June 2, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

Carter Scores In OT, Kings Win 2-1

The Los Angeles Kings are headed back to Hollywood, and the Stanley Cup is so close they don’t even want to think about it.

06/03/2012

Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings shoots the game winning goal in overtime against Martin Brodeur #30 of the New Jersey Devils during Game One of the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the Prudential Center on May 30, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Kopitar’s OT Goal Lifts Kings Over Devils 2-1

Anze Kopitar scored a spectacular goal on a breakaway with 11:47 left in overtime Wednesday night and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New Jersey Devils 2-1 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals.

05/30/2012

Corey Crawford

Silverman: Blackhawks Need To Follow Kings’ Aggressive Gameplan

When the season ended with a handshake line against the Phoenix Coyotes last month, it was the familiar feeling of Stanley Cup disappointment for the Blackhawks.

CBS Chicago–05/24/2012

Dustin Penner.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Zawaski: Despite Playoff Success, Penner Not The Answer For Hawks

To think, only months ago LA Kings’ winger Dustin Penner was a punchline. Penner, a player who has always battled weight and fitness issues, injured himself eating pancakes.

670 The Score–05/23/2012

Vancouver Canucks v Los Angeles Kings - Game Four

Canucks Beat L.A. Kings 3-1, Avoid Sweep

The top-seeded Canucks avoided an embarrassing first-round sweep with a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 4 on Wednesday night.

04/19/2012

The Canucks are on the verge getting swept right out of the playoffs. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Canucks On Brink Of Getting Swept By Kings

When Jonathan Quick rapped his goal stick on his posts as the buzzer sounded, the sellout crowd unleashed 11 years of deferred playoff excitement on their Los Angeles Kings.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2012

Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane skates with the puck during against the Phoenix Coyotes on February 11, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Silverman: Dreaded NHL Playoff Picks: Hawks Over ‘Yotes In Round 1

It’s customary to make predictions at the start of hockey season and again at the start of the playoffs. Most of the predictions are fairly useless because “experts” really don’t know as much as they think they do and they take their picks way too seriously.

CBS Chicago–04/10/2012

Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings makes a save on a shot by Andrew Brunette #15 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center on December 28, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

L.A.’s Quick Blanks Hawks, 2-0, For NHL Best 5th Shutout

Jonathan Quick made 38 saves to earn his NHL-leading fifth shutout, and Trent Hunter and Jarret Stoll scored to lead the Los Angeles Kings past the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 on Wednesday night.

12/28/2011

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