Blackhawks’ Quest For The Cup: Kings Series

The Chicago Blackhawks need to get past the defending Stanley Cup Champions in order to advance to the Finals, and a chance to win another one for themselves.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates after his goal against goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings (not in photo) with teammates Niklas Hjalmarsson #4, Michal Rozsival #32, Patrick Sharp #10 and Michal Handzus #26 in the third period of Game Four of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks scores against goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings in the second period of Game Four of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks plays the puck while under pressure from Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings in the first period of Game Four of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks defends the scoring attempt by Dustin Penner #25 of the Los Angeles Kings in the first period of Game Four of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Dwight King #74 of the Los Angeles Kings deflects the puck in front of goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks in the first period of Game Four of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks reacts after a goal by teammate Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks (not in photo) as goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings looks on in the first period of Game Four of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks checks Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings near the blueline in the second period of Game Four of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Kyle Clifford #13 of the Los Angeles Kings checks Michal Rozsival #32 of the Chicago Blackhawks at the end boards in the second period of Game Four of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 6, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks deflects the puck in front of goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings in the third period of Game Three of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings makes a blocker save on a shot by Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks from the low slot area late in the third period of Game Three of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings defeated the Blackhawks 3-1. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Dwight King #74 of the Los Angeles Kings checks Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks in the corner boards in the first period of Game Three of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Marcus Kruger #16 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings 7 vie for position to the puck in the first period of Game Three of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks carries the puck around the net for a shot on goal against goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings in the second period of Game Three of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Bickell brought the puck around to the front of the net and scored on Quick. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks checks Anze Kopitar #11 of the Los Angeles Kings along the boards as Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks skates after the puck in the first period of Game Three of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04: Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrates with teammate Colin Fraser #24 after Game Three of the Western Conference Final against the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. The Kings defeated the Blackhawks 3-1. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Dwight King #74 of the Los Angeles Kings checks Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 of the Chicago Blackhawks in the neutral zone in the second period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Michal Rozsival #32 and Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks sit in the penalty box in the third period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: NHL linesman Steve Barton #59 gets between to break up the scuffle between Kyle Clifford #13 of the Los Angeles Kings and Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks in the third of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Kyle Clifford #13 of the Los Angeles Kings tussle after the play in the third period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Nick Leddy #8 of the Chicago Blackhawks checks Trevor Lewis #22 of the Los Angeles Kings near the corner boards as Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks supports the play in the third period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Justin Williams #14 of the Los Angeles Kings and goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks fall to the ice after Williams collided with Crawford behind the net in the first period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Michal Rozsival #32 of the Chicago Blackhawks cross checks Colin Fraser #24 of the Los Angeles Kings near the crease area in the low slot in the third period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Michal Handzus #26 of the Chicago Blackhawks checks Drew Doughty #8 of the Los Angeles Kings near the crease area in the third period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Head Coach Joel Quenneville of the Chicago Blackhawks reacts to a play in the second period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: (L-R) Bryan Bickell #29, Andrew Shaw #65 and goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 in Game Two of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks acknowledges the fans after being selected star number three of Game Two of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks acknowledges the fans after being selected star number two of Game Two of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Michal Rozsival #32 of the Chicago Blackhawks cross checks Colin Fraser #24 of the Los Angeles Kings near the crease area in the low slot in the third period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: The Chicago Blackhawks skate to center ice to acknowledge the fans after defeating the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 in Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks makes a save on a scoring attempt by Dustin Penner #25 of the Los Angeles Kings in the second period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Robyn Regehr #44 of the Los Angeles Kings hits the puck into the net off of the stick of Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks in the second period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. Bickell was credited with the goal. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Patrick Sharp #10 of the Chicago Blackhawks acknowledges the fans after being selected star number one of Game Two of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 4-2. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates his goal with teammate Brandon Saad #20 in the second period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings collides with Michael Frolik #67 of the Chicago Blackhawks along the end boards in the second period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Rob Scuderi #7 of the Los Angeles Kings checks Patrick Sharp #10 of the Chicago Blackhawks along the side boards in the second period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks reacts in front of goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings after a goal by Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks (not in photo) in the first period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates his goal with teammate Duncan Keith #2 as Rob Scuderi #7 of the Los Angeles Kings skates away from the celebration in the first period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings can't make the save as the puck goes into the net for a goal on a shot by Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks (not in photo) in the first period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Dustin Brown #23 of the Los Angeles Kings falls to the ice after finishing his check on Duncan Keith #2 of the Chicago Blackhawks behind the Blackhawks net in the first period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates his goal in the first period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Niklas Hjalmarsson #4 of the Chicago Blackhawks volleys a soccer ball in a hallway at United Center to teammate Nick Leddy #8 (far right) prior to Game Two of the Western Conference Final between the Los Angeles Kings and the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: (L-R) Niklas Hjalmarsson #4, Viktor Stalberg #25, Bryan Bickell #29 and Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks warm-up volleying a soccer ball in a hallway at United Center prior to Game Two of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 02: Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates his goal in the first period of Game Two of the Western Conference Final as Trevor Lewis #22 of the Los Angeles Kings looks on during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 2, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks makes a save 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. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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(L-R) Goaltender Corey Crawford #50, Patrick Sharp #10 and Johnny Oduya #27 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate after defeating the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Michael Frolik #67 of the Chicago Blackhawks checks Rob Scuderi #7 of the Los Angeles Kings on the boards in the third period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Jarret Stoll #28 of the Los Angeles Kings and Michal Handzus #26 of the Chicago Blackhawks jostle for position after the faceoff in the third period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Viktor Stalberg #25 of the Chicago Blackhawks turns at the blueline in the third 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. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Johnny Oduya #27 of the Chicago Blackhawks and Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings vie for the puck in Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Nick Leddy #8 of the Chicago Blackhawks goes for the poke check as Trevor Lewis #22 of the Los Angeles Kings tries to get the puck over the blue line in the first period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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Marian Hossa #81 (C) and his Chicago Blackhawks teammates acknowledge the fans after defeating the Los Angeles Kings 2-1 in Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
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