Earlier in the day at the morning skate, Sutter said there was a “50/50 chance” Richards would return to action.

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Two weeks ago, the Chicago Blackhawks found themselves on the wrong end of a 3-1 series deficit to Detroit before reeling off three consecutive victories to forge their way into the Western Conference finals.

Today, the Kings have their sights set on starting a historic run of their own, where the phrases “do-or-die” and “one game at a time” run their course.

The Kings have rallied from a 3-1 deficit only once in franchise history -- against Gretzky’s Edmonton Oilers in 1989.

Following a devastating 3-2 loss in Game 4 that broke a 15-game home winning streak Thursday, the Kings will look to do something in Chicago that they have done only once this postseason: win a game on the road.

Center Mike Richards, who has been out with concussion-like symptoms since taking an unpenalized hit to the head in Game 1, has a “50/50 chance to play” in Game 5, reportsTthe Times’ Lisa Dillman.

"It's progress,” Kings Head Coach Darryl Sutter said during Saturday’s morning skate. “But I don't want to say anything. I said last time, prior to Game 2 that he was playing. Then he didn't."

The once formidable first line of Anze Kopitar, Justin Williams and Dustin Brown will reunite. Brown and Kopitar have combined for only 11 points this postseason, down from last year when they led the NHL with 20 points each.

Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has been on a tear of late with eight points in the last seven games and has goals in each of the last two games.

Chicago All-Star defenseman Duncan Keith will return to the lineup after serving a one-game suspension for a retaliation high-stick on Jeff Carter in Game 3.

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