The Kings kill off the penalty that was remaining from the end of the second period.

But seconds later, Chicago takes a 3-2 lead as right wing Marian Hossa takes a pass from center Michal Handzus 1:10 into the third and fires a shot high into the net as Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick was lunging to his left.


Second period (Kings 2, Blackhawks 2)

The tying score is the Patrck Kane's first goal since Game 3 of the Detroit series -- his 23rd playoff goal. Bryan Bickell also assisted.

Kings defenseman Robyn Regehr pounds Kane into the boards, a penalty with 1:00 remaining. Interference.

Blackhawks right wing Marian Hossa races to the goal, can’t push it in.

End of second period: Kings 2, Chicago 2.


Less than 10 minutes remain in the second.

Kings left wing Kyle Clifford fires off the body of Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford. Center Colin Fraser also lets one rip.

How cold is Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews? His only playoff goal came on a power play.

Kings forward Jeff Carter shoots, but Crawford knocks it away to his left.

A penalty on Chicago, right wing Patrick Kane called for hooking with 7:21 left in the period.

Kings defenseman Slava Voynov tries for another goal, it deflects off Crawford’s left pad.

L.A. defenseman Drew Doughty blasts one wide right.

A good pass from Kings  left wing Dustin Penner to right wing Tyler Toffoli, but he can’t score.

Kings trying to avoid an 0-for-7 showing in power plays.

Penalty dead, 5:20 remaining in second.

Chicago Coach Joel Quenneville tells NBC Sports he wants more shots, happy enough with the game’s pace.