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Kings score five times in third period to even series with Blackhawks
Kings score five times in third period to even series with Blackhawks

The Los Angeles Kings scored five goals in the third period to transform a troubling two-goal deficit late in the second period into a 6-2 victory Wednesday at United Center that ties the Western Conference finals against the defending Stanley Cup-champion Chicago Blackhawks at one game apiece. The next two games will be in L.A., with Game 3 at 5 p.m. Saturday at Staples Center. Forward Jeff Carter had a hat trick in the third period, including an empty net goal, and assisted Tyler Toffoli on another score. Twelve Kings earned a point in the victory. Drew Doughty also scored in the five-goals-on-twelve-shots barrage that buried Chicago, which owned a 2-0 lead late in the second...

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