Blackhawks Game 3 Notes For Tuesday at Los Angeles


* The Blackhawks dominated the Kings in Game 2, winning 4-2, and taking a 2-0 lead in the series. Chicago has won 12 straight series after winning the first two games of the matchup, with six of those ending in a 4-game sweep.

* Los Angeles went down 0-2 in the first-round vs. the Blues and won four straight to take the series. The Kings have a best-of-7 series mark of just 2-9 all-time after losing the first two games (including five sweeps).
* Patrick Sharp had two helpers on Sunday and now has four points (2g, 2a) during his current 3-game scoring streak. Sharp leads all Blackhawks with eight markers and 14 points during the 2013 postseason.
* The Kings went 1-for-4 with the man-advantage in Game 2, netting their eighth power-play goal (41 opportunities) in the 2013 playoffs. Including Sunday’s marker by Los Angeles, Chicago’s opponents are just 2-for-47 (4.3 percent) on the power-play during the 2013 postseason.
* Including the playoffs, Los Angeles has won 14 consecutive home tilts, outscoring opponents by a combined 38-18 in those victories. These two clubs played each other in the first game of the 2012-13 campaign at Staples Center, and the Blackhawks skated off with a 5-2 victory – their fifth win in the last six trips to Los Angeles.
* Jeff Carter scored one of the Kings’ markers in Game 2, giving him a team-high six goals during the 2013 playoffs. Carter has lit the lamp 14 times in the postseason over the last two years – most of any skater in the league.

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