The Blackhawks’ defensive issues in the Western Conference Final were startling.
Andrew Shaw walked to the lectern, his right knee sporting a sizeable brace.
The Blackhawks have always prided themselves as a strong defensive team. They have the numbers to back that up through their successful stints the past few seasons.
There was no over-celebrating in the visitor’s locker room late Friday night.
LOS ANGELES – The Staples Center erupted as the Los Angeles Kings took the lead in the third period, seemingly headed to a victory and eliminating the defending Stanley Cup champions.