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Martinez’s OT Goal Lifts Kings into Stanley Cup Final

Martinez’s OT Goal Lifts Kings into Stanley Cup Final

Justin Heiman/Getty Images(CHICAGO, Ill.) — The Los Angeles Kings trailed the Chicago Blackhawks 2-0 in the first period but battled back to force overtime in Game 7 of the Western Conference Finals. Less than six minutes into the extra frame, Alec Martinez scored, giving the Kings a 5-4 win and sending them to their second Stanley Cup Final in three seasons.

“We’ve battled back so many times this year and so many times in these playoffs, we said, ‘Why not again today?’” said winger Justin Williams. “It was a total team effort, every single guy here giving everything they’ve got.”

Williams tied the game at 2-2 in the first period and later assisted on the game-winner, giving him 14 career points in Game 7′s, the most all-time. Los Angeles never led until Martinez’s tally in overtime. The Blackhawks took a 3-2 lead into the first intermission thanks to Patrick Sharp and again led 4-3 after two periods, courtesy of Sharp’s power play goal. Marion Gaborik knotted things up in the third with his 12th goal of the postseason.

The Kings will now face the New York Rangers, the team that traded Gaborik at the deadline in the 2012-13 season, in the Stanley Cup Final. Los Angeles won the title in 2012, their only championship in franchise history.

Corey Crawford made 27 saves in the loss, as the defending champs were ousted on home ice. 

Jonathan Quick stopped 37 shots, including one in the final seconds of regulation. Los Angeles improves to 7-0 in elimination games in the playoffs and become the first team to ever reach the Stanley Cup Final by winning three Game 7′s. The Kings and Rangers play Game 1 on Wednesday night in Los Angeles.

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Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks Honored with Parade

Stanley Cup Champion Blackhawks Honored with Parade

Scott Olson/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Lord Stanley’s Cup has returned to Chicago.
Millions of Chicago Blackhawks fans lined the streets of downtown Chicago to celebrate the team’s second Stanley Cup title in four years.  The team knocked off the Bo…

Bruins Answer Back, Top Blackhawks in Overtime of Game 2

Bruins Answer Back, Top Blackhawks in Overtime of Game 2

Harry How/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Daniel Paille scored with 6:12 left in overtime, giving the Boston Bruins a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Saturday night.
The series is now tied at a game a piece.
Althou…

Blackhawks Take Game 1 Of Western Conference Finals

Blackhawks Take Game 1 Of Western Conference Finals

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Marian Hossa scored the go-ahead goal in the second period, leading the Chicago Blackhawks to a 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals.
“It’s always great when you win the …

Blackhawks Pull Through in OT, Advance to Western Conference Finals

Blackhawks Pull Through in OT, Advance to Western Conference Finals

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Defenseman Brent Seabrook scored 3:35 into overtime, giving the Chicago Blackhawks a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Redwings in Game 7 of their Western Conference Semifinals series Wednesday.
The win was the Black…

Blackhawks Top Wild 5-1: Advance to Round Two

Blackhawks Top Wild 5-1: Advance to Round Two

Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images(CHICAGO) — Marian Hossa scored twice and Corey Crawford made 21 saves leading the top-seeded Chicago Blackhawks past the No. 8 seed Minnesota Wild 5-1 Thursday night, in Game 5 of their best-of-seven playoff series.
The wi…

Blackhawks Double Up Rangers, 4-2

Blackhawks Double Up Rangers, 4-2

Len Redkoles/NHLI via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Coming into Madison Square Garden, the Chicago Blackhawks (30-21-7) were riding a nine-game losing streak.  They left on a one game winning streak after they shut down the Rangers, 4-2 on Thursday ni…

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