MANHATTAN BEACH – The special-teams work was a high priority at Sunday afternoon’s practice, a necessity after the failures there, most notably on the power play, in Game 3.
LOS ANGELES – Duncan Keith wasn’t mincing words on what he felt has been the Chicago Blackhawks’ biggest problem lately.
LOS ANGELES — The urgency was there, at least through the first 20 minutes.
LOS ANGELES – The scene: Staples Center. The players: the Los Angeles Kings and Chicago Blackhawks. The plot: well, it’s getting thicker.
Lights, camera, action…
LOS ANGELES — Their coach was seething even more the morning after Game 2 than he was immediately following it. The players felt that angst, too.