Los Angeles Kings
The Blackhawks’ series lead has been trimmed to 2-1 with another game at the Staples Center — where the Kings have now won 15 straight — Thursday night.
After back-to-back losses in Chicago, the Kings are hoping they can stay perfect at Staples Center in a crucial Game 3 on Tuesday night.
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.
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.
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.
After almost 20 years of floating around the league since being fired from Washington, Terry Murray has racked up an impressive career behind NHL benches. But as he watches his former Kings race toward Lord Stanley’s Cup, could it be the Capitals who are looking back at him to fill the hottest coaching vacancy in the league?
See video after the Capitals blow an early one goal lead against the Kings from Karl Alzner, Matt Hendricks and Bruce Boudreau.