How they got here: Chicago defeated St. Louis in six games and Minnesota in six games; the Kings defeated San Jose in seven games and the
Playoff power play: Blackhawks: 18.2% (eighth); Kings 22.9% (seventh).
Playoff penalty killing: Blackhawks 91.3% (first); Kings 83.9% (eighth).
Leading scorers: Blackhawks —
Outlook: This is a rematch of last season's West finals, which the Blackhawks won in five games over the banged-up Kings. Both teams had first-round scares this season: the Blackhawks lost their first two games against St. Louis before winning the next four, and the Kings lost their first three to San Jose before becoming the fourth