Patrick Kane was named the NHL's first star of the week after recording nine points (four goals and five assists) in four games to help the Blackhawks pick up five out of a possible eight points.
The Blues have been plagued by injuries through the first several weeks of the NHL season: Paul Stastny is recovering from a broken foot, Kevin Shattenkirk continues to be nagged by a groin injury
The Blackhawks used three third-period goals to come back and beat the Kings on Monday night.
The Blackhawks ended October with some questions.
The Blackhawks have had a few tests already this season, from revamping after a summer of roster turnover to readjusting in the wake of key injuries.