The Blackhawks aren’t used to this role in the handshake line, being the team that wishes the other well while it finishes up earlier than expected.
The four-letter line struck again early in Game 7, as Patrick Kane found Andrew Shaw with a ridiculous pass for a goal to get the scoring started for the Blackhawks.
1. Motion on the back end. The Chicago Blackhawks defensemen have been a big part of the offense the last couple of games.
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.