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Hawks snap Kings' impressive streak

Western Conference Finals – Game 2

Blackhawks 4, Kings 2 (Blackhawks lead series 2-0)

The Blackhawks defeated the Kings, 4-2, to take a 2-0 series lead in the NHL’s Western Conference Finals. The Blackhawks’ 6 goals in the series have been provided by 6 different players (Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane not among them). FROM ELIAS: The Kings’ NHL-record streak of 34 consecutive postseason games allowing 3 goals or fewer was snapped. It’s the first time the Kings allowed more than 3 goals in a postseason game since losing to the Sharks, 4-3, on April 25, 2011.

* Blackhawks: won 5 straight games since trailing 3-1 to Red Wings in Western Conference Semifinals

* Blackhawks: 6 different players have scored their 6 goals in this series (Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane not among them)

* Blackhawks: allowed PPG at home for first time since April 12 (streak of 12 straight home games without allowing one -- including regular season -- snapped)

* Kings: NHL-record streak of 34 consecutive postseason games allowing 3 goals or fewer is snapped. First time Kings have allowed more than 3 goals in a postseason game since losing to the Sharks 4-3 on April 25, 2011.

* Kings: 1-7 on road this postseason (10-1 last season)

* Kings: previous 11 road playoff games had been decided by 1 goal (T-longest such streak in NHL history). That was snapped Sunday night.

* Game 3 is in Los Angeles Tuesday, 9 ET

FROM ELIAS:

Most Consecutive Playoff Games

Allowing 3 Goals or Fewer - NHL History

Span

Kings 34<< 2012-13

Red Wings 27 2002-06

Maroons 22 1931-37

Rangers 21 1928-31

>>Snapped Sunday night

This is the 7th consecutive series dating back to the start of the 2012 postseason in which the Kings have either been up or down 2-0.

Up 2-0 Result

2013 Conf Semifinals vs SJ Won in 7

2012 Stanley Cup Final vs NJ Won in 6

2012 Conf Finals vs PHX Won in 5

2012 Conf Semifinals vs STL Won in 4

2012 Conf Quarterfinals vs VAN Won in 5

Down 2-0 Result

2013 Conf Finals vs CHI ?

2013 Conf Quarterfinals vs STL Won in 6