LOS ANGELES KINGS
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jonathan Toews scored the go-ahead goal in the second period after winning a faceoff from Mike Richards, helping the Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 on Saturday night.
Both Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp scored for the Blackhawks leaving LA with a 2-1 defeat. Sharp’s goal was the first scored during the game and came in the second period.
NOTE: Marian Hossa left the game with an undisclosed injury, stay tuned to 670 The Score for further developments.
(WSCR) – After days of rest, the Blackhawks were ready for the LA Kings. Marty Turco made 33 saves and the Blackhawks snapped their losing streak with a 3-1 victory.
(WSCR) – The Blackhawks went from a four game win streak in a week to dropping two in a row over the weekend. After a few days rest, the Blackhawks are ready to take on the LA Kings.