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Chris Kuc: Frustration follows Blackhawks’ 4-3 loss to Kings

“Patrick Kane and Patrick Sharp each had a goal and an assist and Andrew Shaw also scored for the Hawks but Crawford couldn’t hold three leads and suffered the loss. ”


Mark Lazerus: Kings rally past Blackhawks with two late goals in third period

“Toffoli got the puck in the high slot and fired a shot past Crawford, who was bumped by Jeff Carter (who had the Kings’ first two goals) in the process.”


Tracey Myers: Blackhawks drop their lead three times in loss to Kings

“Once again the Blackhawks were in a tight game in the waning minutes. Once again they came away with zero points. It’s a trend that was showing up too much heading into the all-star break.”

Tracey Myers: Five things we learned from Blackhawks’ loss to Kings

“Corey Crawford was angry at the lack of goaltending interference call when Tyler Toffoli scored the game-tying goal. Hey, he had a beef. But it wasn’t called and the Blackhawks needed to regroup quickly.”


Sam Fels: Hang On Loosely: Hawks 3 – Kings 4

“I just wish more people around here would realize that Kopitar is pretty much his equal in every way. And since Toews scored twice in the 1st period of Game 3, Kopitar has basically been handling him.”


randyholt: Blackhawks blow multiple leads, fall late to Kings 4-3

“Don’t be surprised to see a Western Conference Finals rematch for a third consecutive year. If that’s the case, the Hawks are going to have to do something about their blue line if the result is going to be anything different than it was tonight.”