Chicago's Patrick Kane, left, celebrates his game-winning goal with center Andrew Shaw in the second overtime.
CHICAGO - Patrick Kane scored his third goal of the game 11:40 into the second overtime period and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the defending champion Los Angeles Kings 4-3 Saturday night to advance to the Stanley Cup finals.
LOS ANGELES - The momentum the Blackhawks carried with them from Chicago to Los Angeles was halted with one shot.
Chicago's Marian Hossa (81) deflects the puck past Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) during the second period for the winning goal in the opener of the Western Conference finals.
CHICAGO - Marian Hossa winked when the television camera focused on him during the national anthem, a signal to his friends watching the game back home in Slovakia. Then he gave them something to cheer about.
LOS ANGELES - Justin Williams scored two goals in the second period, and the Los Angeles Kings advanced to the Western Conference finals with a 2-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks in Game 7 on Tuesday night.
His game-winning goal with 3:31 left in the third period made Boston's Daniel Paille feel like dancing Tuesday night at Madison Square Garden.
NEW YORK - It took 40 years for Original Six rivals Boston and New York to face off again in the playoffs.
GLENDALE - Mikkel Boedker scored twice and the Phoenix Coyotes took a four-goal lead and went on to beat the Los Angeles Kings 5-2 on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO - The Chicago Blackhawks set a franchise record with their 10th consecutive victory and extended their points streak to 29 games with a 5-3 win against the Minnesota Wild on Tuesday night.
Paul George shoots over New York's Tyson Chandler in Indiana's win Thursday. "We want ... to compete for the No. 1 spot," said George of the 22-14 Pacers.
INDIANAPOLIS - First the Heat, now the Knicks.
Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) gets the puck past Coyotes goalie Mike Smith, tying the game at 1 early in the second period.
LOS ANGELES - At both blue lines, a wall seemed to be set up.
GLENDALE - The Phoenix Coyotes' unexpected postseason success can be attributed to a lot of factors, beginning with the play of goalie Mike Smith.