Defending champion Kings ousted in Western finals
CHICAGO -- The Los Angeles Kings kept playing through a slew of injuries. They kept coming when the Chicago Blackhawks jumped out to an early lead, and they tried everything to force another home game in the Western Conference finals.
They just couldn't find a way this year.
Once Chicago's Patrick Kane found his offensive game, it was all over for the defending Stanley Cup champions.
Anze Kopitar and Mike Richards scored in the third period for Los Angeles, but Kane netted his ...
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