By the numbers: Hawks-Kings (Game 6)

May, 31, 2014
5/31/14
1:31
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Powers By Scott Powers
ESPNChicago.com
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LOS ANGELES -- Here’s a look by the numbers at the Chicago Blackhawks' 4-3 win over the Los Angeles Kings in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals:

• The Blackhawks had three shots on goal in the third period and scored on two of them. The Blackhawks have an 11.5 shooting percentage in the series.

• Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane had two goals, including the game-winner, and one assist. He has seven points over the last two games and eight points for the series. He has a team-high 18 points for the playoffs. He has four game-winning goals in the playoffs this season and seven career playoff game-winning goals.

• The Blackhawks won 31 of 60 faceoffs. It was the first time in the series the Blackhawks won more faceoffs than the Kings. Blackhawks forward Jonathan Toews won 14 of 28 faceoffs.

• The Blackhawks improved to 13-0 in Games 5-7 in the playoffs the last two seasons. They are also 11-1 overall and 8-0 on the road in Game 6s since 2009.

• The Kings had 13 players with a Corsi (shot differential) percentage better than 50 percent, according to extraskater.com. Defenseman Alec Martinez led them at 69.0 percent (the Kings had 20 shots for and nine against with him on the ice in 5-on-5 situations). Forward Trevor Lewis had a team-low 38.5 percentage (five shots for, eight against).

• The Blackhawks had four players with a Corsi percentage better than 50 percent. Defenseman Brent Seabrook led the team at 60.7 percent (17 shots for and 11 against) and was followed by Patrick Sharp (56.0), Kane (53.8) and Andrew Shaw (52.9). Brandon Bollig had a game-low 10 percentage (one shot for, nine against).

• Kings defenseman Drew Doughty played a game-high 26:10. Duncan Keith led the Blackhawks with 24:56 of ice time. The Blackhawks’ Sheldon Brookbank played a game-low 5:09.

• The Blackhawks scored a power-play goal. They are 7-2 in the playoffs this season and 14-2 in the last two seasons when they have scored a power-play goal. The Blackhawks are 4-for-19 on the power play in the series.

• The Kings scored a power-play goal and were 1-for-2 in the game. They are 6-of-17 for the series.

• Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick stopped 21 of 25 shots. He has had a .858 save percentage (218-of-254) in the Kings’ nine playoff losses and a .946 save percentage (314-of-332) in their 11 wins.

• The Kings had a 58.5 Corsi close percentage, which is shot differential with the game tied or within a goal in 5-on-5 situations. It is used to eliminate score effects. The Kings had 48 shots for and 34 against in those situations.

• Blackhawks defenseman Niklas Hjalmarsson had two blocked shots. He leads the league with 52 blocked shots in the playoffs. The Blackhawks had 19 blocked shots in the game.

• Doughty had a goal and an assist. It was his third multi-point game of the series. He has three goals and four assists in six games against the Blackhawks.
Scott Powers is the Blackhawks beat reporter for ESPNChicago.com. He is an award-winning journalist and has been reporting on preps, colleges and pros for publications throughout the Midwest since 1997.

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TEAM LEADERS

POINTS
Patrick Kane
PTS GOALS AST +/-
64 27 37 10
OTHER LEADERS
GoalsP. Kane 27
AssistsP. Kane 37
+/-J. Toews 23
GAAC. Crawford 2.29