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Can Blackhawks continue penetrating Kings' superb defense?
Can Blackhawks continue penetrating Kings' superb defense?

The Kings surrendered an average of only 2.12 goals a game in leading the NHL in fewest regular-season goals allowed, but as they head to their third Game 7 of the postseason tonight, they’ve been struck by nine goals in their last two Western Conference final losses. The Chicago Blackhawks, who led the league in goal scoring this season, have established a formula they're hoping will continue with a Stanley Cup finals date against the New York Rangers at stake tonight in the 5 p.m. Pacific time game at United Center. “Getting to the net, getting traffic,” Blackhawks forward Brandon Saad said when asked what’s flipped the switch for the defending...

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