11 Updates
Blackhawks Beat LA Kings 5-4 in 2OT in Game 5
Photo Credit: Getty Images

Blackhawks Beat LA Kings 5-4 in 2OT in Game 5

May 29 2014, 1:27am CDT | by

The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings, 5-4, in two overtimes in Game 5 of their best-of-seven Western Conference Finals Stanley Cup playoff series to trim the series deficit to 3-2.

The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings, 5-4, in double overtime in Game 5 of their best-of-seven Western Conference Finals Stanley Cup playoff series on May 28. Michal Handzus' goal 2:04...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos

 
 
 

7 weeks ago

Blackhawks Beat LA Kings 5-4 in 2OT in Game 5

May 29 2014, 1:27am CDT | by

Blackhawks Beat LA Kings 5-4 in 2OT in Game 5 Photo Credit: Getty Images

The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings, 5-4, in two overtimes in Game 5 of their best-of-seven Western Conference Finals Stanley Cup playoff series to trim the series deficit to 3-2.

The Chicago Blackhawks beat the Los Angeles Kings, 5-4, in double overtime in Game 5 of their best-of-seven Western Conference Finals Stanley Cup playoff series on May 28.

Michal Handzus' goal 2:04 into the second overtime swung the series momentum in Chicago's favor, per NHL.com's Cory Masisak:  

"The champs aren't done yet. 

"Michal Handzus scored 2:04 into the second overtime, Patrick Kaine had four assists and the Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 5-4 Wednesday in Game 5 of the Western Conference Final. 

"Handzus put a backhanded shot past goaltender Jonathan Quick after a pass from Brandon Saad. Kane started the play to earn his fourth assist. 

"The Kings still lead the series 3-2 and can advance to the Stanley Cup Final by winning Game 6 on Friday at Staples Center (9 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, RDS).

"When these two teams met in the 2013 Western Conference Final, Kane scored in double overtime of Game 5 to eliminate the defending champion Kings and send the Blackhawks to the Stanley Cup Final. 

"Chicago forward Ben Smith tied the game at 4-4 early in the third period. Saad put a shot on goal from near the left poing during a rush; Smith reached the rebound and put it in before falling to the ice at 1:17. 

"After Saad scored 11:06 into the first period to push Chicago's lead to 3-1. Marian Gaborik scored 2:10 later with his league-leading 11th goal of the postseason. Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick stopped Jonathan Toews on a great chance at one end, and on the return rush Gaborik scored on a one-timer from Anze Kopitar that trickled through Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, capping a wild, five-goal opening period. 

"Dustin Brown tied the score 3-3 with a rebound goal at 11:08 of the second period. Brent Seabrook blocked the original shot, but was unable to get back and prevent Brown from scoring on the third try from in close after Gaborik had two chances. 

"Tanner Pearson gave Los Angeles its first lead of the game exactly two minutes later. Pearson and Jeff Carter created a turnover in the neutral zone, and the Kings rookie snapped a shot from the right circle through a screen that beat Crawford high to the far side." 

The defending champions Blackhawks drew first blood just 73 seconds into the game when Seabrook's shot -- a power-play goal after Los Angeles defenseman Drew Doughty was called into the penalty box for tripping Toews -- hit a Kings players' skate and went into the net past Quick for a 1-0 lead, per Masisak. 

Two-and-a-half minutes later, Patrick Kane eluded several Los Angeles defenders and shot the puck from the right circle which missed but Chicago defenseman Johnny Oduya put back in once he got the rebound, the NHL.com update adds. 

At the 9:49 mark of the first period, Kings center Jarret Stoll put his team on the board after several players tried to scramble for the loose puck which was still in the crease. Stoll knocked the puck into the net's right corner past Chicago goaltender Corey Crawford. 

Handzus told The Chicago Tribune's Chris Kuc it was great to get a win a home, but there is still work to be done as the Blackhawks, who are gunning for their third Stanley Cup title in the last five years, are still behind 3-2 in the series. 

"We put everything on the line. It's a big win, but in the playoffs you have to stay (on an) even keel. It's only one game (and) we're still 3-2 down. We have to go there and do the big job, win one there." 

For his part, Chicago head coach Joel Quenneveille thought maintaining their composure in spite of a deficit heading into the third period was key, per CSNChicago.com Blackhawks Insider Tracey Myers. 

"We didnt' change our approach much. We've been in tough situations before; we wanted to play the right way. We got behind in Games 2 and 3 and they picked us apart. We had more of a purpose; scoring early helped us. OT, I've seen a lot of games, been involved in a lot, but that may have been the greatest overtime I've ever seen." 

 

 
Update
11

3 days ago

Move to Blackhawks a new challenge for Richards

Jul 19 2014 8:55pm CDT | Source: Chicago Blackhawks

2nd Annual Brad Richards Foundation Wines Of The World
CHICAGO -- Brad Richards is just getting to know the Chicago Blackhawks, so forgive him if his approach is still a little formal. After signing a one-year contract with the Blackhawks on July 1 worth a reported $2 million, the veteran ...
Source: Chicago Blackhawks   Full article at: Chicago Blackhawks
 

 
Update
10

4 days ago

For Richards, move to Hawks provides new challenges

Jul 19 2014 11:07am CDT | Source: NHL

2nd Annual Brad Richards Foundation Wines Of The World
CHICAGO -- Brad Richards is just getting to know the Chicago Blackhawks, so forgive him if his approach is still a little formal. After signing a one-year contract with the Blackhawks on July 1 worth a reported ...
Source: NHL   Full article at: NHL
 

 
Update
9

5 days ago

Blackhawks a source of pride, rest of our teams not so much

Jul 17 2014 10:05pm CDT | Source: chicago sun-times

2014 NHL Draft - Portraits
TELANDER: On a day when the sports world is as quiet as a drugged python, it seems a good time to assess Ch ...
Source: chicago sun-times   Full article at: chicago sun-times
 

 
Update
8

6 days ago

2014 Prospect Camp: Hayden's big week continues, Hinostroza shines in scrimmage debut

Jul 16 2014 8:45pm CDT | Source: The Official Website, Chicago Blackhawks

Washington Nationals v St. Louis Cardinals
In front of friends, family and a sizable crowd of Blackhawks fans, Anthony Louis—a 2013 draft pick and native of Winfield, Ill.—finished off a nifty maneuver in front of the net with less than a minute left in the game to net his first goal of Pr... ...
Source: The Official Website, Chicago Blackhawks   Full article at: The Official Website, Chicago Blackhawks
 

 
Update
7

1 week ago

Stephen Johns has experience on his side in Hawks’ prospect camp

Jul 14 2014 8:47pm CDT | Source: chicago sun-times

"I Origins" New York Screening - Arrivals
Defenseman Stephen Johns got a chuckle out of being reminded that this marks the fifth time he’s attended the Blackhawks’ prospect camp. The 60th overall pick in the 2010 NHL draft spent four college seasons at Notre Dame resisting the lure of the pro game, being confident that the ice time would help his game improve. It worked for Joh ...
Source: chicago sun-times   Full article at: chicago sun-times
 

 
Update
5

1 week ago

 
Update
4

1 week ago

Los Angeles Kings’ Anze Kopitar Should Take Note of Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews’ Extensions

Jul 10 2014 7:37am CDT | Source: Rant Sports

2014 NHL Draft - Portraits
When the Chicago Blackhawks re-signed their dynamic duo of Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews to matching eight-year, $84 million extensions they sent shockwaves throughout the league. One of the those shockwaves involves Anze Kopitar of their Western Conference rival Los Angeles Kings and his current contract status. Kopitar will be ...
Source: Rant Sports   Full article at: Rant Sports
 

 
Update
3

4 weeks ago

5 High-Profile NHL Players Who Will Be Traded Soon

Jun 18 2014 1:15pm CDT | Source: Rant Sports

[slideshow_deploy id='109404'] Sean Sarcu is a Chicago Blackhawks writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter or add him to your network ...
Source: Rant Sports   Full article at: Rant Sports
 

 
Update
2

5 weeks ago

Report: Campbell wants to be moved by Panthers

Jun 18 2014 10:40am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Atlanta Falcons 2010 Headshots
Unlike most people towards the end of their career, Brian Campbell wants to leave Florida. The 35-year-old defenceman is hoping to be moved by the Florida Panthers, according to a report by Andy Strickland: Brian Campbell apparently wants out of Florida…still has two years left on contract paying north of $7 million #Panthers — Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) June 18, 2014 Campbell has spent the past three seasons with the Panthers, registering 19 goal ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 
Update
1

5 weeks ago

Report: Campbell wants to be moved by Panthers

Jun 18 2014 10:40am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

Atlanta Falcons 2010 Headshots
Unlike most people towards the end of their career, Brian Campbell wants to leave Florida. The 35-year-old defenceman is hoping to be moved by the Florida Panthers, according to a report by Andy Strickland: Brian Campbell apparently wants out of Florida…still has two years left on contract paying north of $7 million #Panthers — Andy Strickland (@andystrickland) June 18, 2014 Campbell has spent the past three seasons with the Panthers, r ...
Source: Sportsnet.ca   Full article at: Sportsnet.ca
 

 

Don't miss ...

 


Poch de la Rosa follows all major U.S. sports: NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and the NCAA. His favorite teams are the Colts, Braves, Pacers, Sharks and Irish, respectively.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

India at Commonwealth Games Thursday
Glasgow, July 23 (IANS) The following is the list of Indians participating on the first day of competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Thursday.
 
 
Indian girls eyeing a winning start against Canada
Glasgow, July 23 (IANS) The mix of youth and experience will be the key for India when the women's hockey team starts its campaign against Canada in the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Thursday.
 
 
India to lead CWG opening ceremony parade
Glasgow, July 23 (IANS) India, by the virtue of being the previous hosts, will lead the Commonwealth Games 2014 opening ceremony parade around Celtic Park here Wednesday night.
 
 
Thirimanna to lead Sri Lanka cricket team at Asiad
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) Left handed batsman Lahiru Thirimanna will skipper the Sri Lanka cricket team at the Asian Games to be held at Incheon from Sep 19 to Oct 4.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

MH17 black boxes arrive in Britain for analysis (Lead, changing dateline)
London, July 23 (IANS) The black box recorders from the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 have arrived in Britain for data downloading and analysis, the British Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Here’s why many people want their BlackBerrys back after switching to iOS and Android
Following the release of the original iPhone in 2007 and the subsequent launch of Android, many people with work-issued phones spent years asking for their employers to switch away from BlackBerry smartphones to more...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
UN warns of possible Israeli war crimes, Gaza toll 650 (Roundup)
Geneva/Jerusalem/Gaza, July 23 (IANS) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay Wednesday warned that Israeli military attacks on Gaza could constitute a war crime, as the toll in Israel's ongoing offensive on...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
Ukraine rebels withdraw from Donetsk outskirts
Moscow/Kiev, July 23 (IANS) Pro-Russian separatists Wednesday exited three towns on the outskirts of the eastern city of Donetsk and areas surrounding the airport, rebel militia chief Igor Strelkov said even as the...
Read more on Politics Balla
 
47 killed in Taiwan plane's botched landing
Taipei, July 23 (IANS) Forty-seven people on board a Taiwanese TransAsia Airways plane were killed in a failed emergency landing in the island county of Penghu Wednesday, Taiwan's transportation authority has confirmed...
Read more on Business Balla
 
APPL & AMZN Now at High Risk Levels?
The sharply higher opening Tuesday in reaction to earnings from Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) and Chipolte Mexican Grill (CMG) stabilized the market’s short-term outlook. The S&P futures broke out of their recent trading...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
Tim Cook Just Made The Case For A Low-Priced iPhone
During Apple’s earnings call yesterday, CEO Tim Cook was asked a seemingly harmless question about the impact of trade-in programs on iPhone sales. Cook’s wide-ranging response was that he felt trade-ins were good for...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
India at Commonwealth Games Thursday
Glasgow, July 23 (IANS) The following is the list of Indians participating on the first day of competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games here Thursday. India's schedule: Badminton: India will take on Ghana and then...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
Director of 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' to make new film
Peter Webber is planning a sequel to 'Girl with a Pearl Earring'. The director - who launched actress Scarlett Johansson into the spotlight with his 2003 debut - has now begun work on a new project. The similarly art...
Read more on Movie Balla
 
Dwayne Johnson wears testicle hair beard
Dwayne Johnson wore a beard made of testicle hair for 'Hercules'. The 42-year-old star - also known by his wrestling name ''The Rock'' - stars as the Greek hero in the upcoming film of the same name and he's confessed...
Read more on Movie Balla