Best of NHL playoffs — Conference finals

Each of the final four teams in the playoffs won the Stanley Cup in the past four years. It’s down to Pittsburgh (2009), Chicago (2010), Boston (2011) and Los Angeles (2012). It’s down to the best.

Nicholas J. Cotsonika


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Linesman Brad Kovachik works to separate Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Brenden Morrow (10) and Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) as they tangle in the second period of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Linesman Brad Kovachik works to separate Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Brenden Morrow (10) and Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) as they tangle in the second period of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Linesman Brad Kovachik works to separate Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Brenden Morrow (10) and Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) as they tangle in the second period of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 07: Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins handles the puck against Beau Bennett #19 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the TD Garden on June 7, 2013 in Boston, United States. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Penguins v Boston Bruins - Game Four
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 07: Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins handles the puck against Beau Bennett #19 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the TD Garden on June 7, 2013 in Boston, United States. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot by the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot by the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad loses his footing as he brings the puck up the ice against Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad loses his footing as he brings the puck up the ice against Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Linesman Brad Kovachik works to separate Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Brenden Morrow (10) and Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) as they tangle in the second period of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Linesman Brad Kovachik works to separate Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Brenden Morrow (10) and Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) as they tangle in the second period of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Linesman Brad Kovachik works to separate Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Brenden Morrow (10) and Boston Bruins left wing Brad Marchand (63) as they tangle in the second period of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Friday, June 7, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 07: Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins handles the puck against Beau Bennett #19 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the TD Garden on June 7, 2013 in Boston, United States. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Penguins v Boston Bruins - Game Four
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 07: Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins handles the puck against Beau Bennett #19 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the TD Garden on June 7, 2013 in Boston, United States. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 07: Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins handles the puck against Beau Bennett #19 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the TD Garden on June 7, 2013 in Boston, United States. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Pittsburgh Penguins v Boston Bruins - Game Four
BOSTON, MA - JUNE 07: Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins handles the puck against Beau Bennett #19 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the TD Garden on June 7, 2013 in Boston, United States. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot by the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot by the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot by the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot by the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad loses his footing as he brings the puck up the ice against Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad loses his footing as he brings the puck up the ice against Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter (77) reacts after a goal by defenseman Slava Voynov against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, behind Carter, during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter (77) reacts after a goal by defenseman Slava Voynov against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, behind Carter, during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) tries to get the stick on the puck as Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) raises his glove to make a save during overtime in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Eastern Conference finals, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Kris Letang (58) and Boston Bruins left wing Daniel Paille (20) vie for position during the second period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Boston on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Tomas Vokoun (92) gets up from the crease as left wing James Neal (18) skates by after the Boston Bruins scored the winning goal in the second overtime period in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals in the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Boston, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Bruins won 2-1. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot by the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot by the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad loses his footing as he brings the puck up the ice against Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad loses his footing as he brings the puck up the ice against Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter (77) reacts after a goal by defenseman Slava Voynov against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, behind Carter, during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter (77) reacts after a goal by defenseman Slava Voynov against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, behind Carter, during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Pittsburgh Penguins checks Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Pittsburgh Penguins checks Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: The Boston Bruins celebrate a first period goal by Nathan Horton #18 against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: The Boston Bruins celebrate a first period goal by Nathan Horton #18 against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot by the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot by the Chicago Blackhawks during the first period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad loses his footing as he brings the puck up the ice against Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad loses his footing as he brings the puck up the ice against Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter (77) reacts after a goal by defenseman Slava Voynov against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, behind Carter, during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter (77) reacts after a goal by defenseman Slava Voynov against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, behind Carter, during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Pittsburgh Penguins checks Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Pittsburgh Penguins checks Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: The Boston Bruins celebrate a first period goal by Nathan Horton #18 against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: The Boston Bruins celebrate a first period goal by Nathan Horton #18 against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad loses his footing as he brings the puck up the ice against Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Chicago Blackhawks' Brandon Saad loses his footing as he brings the puck up the ice against Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar (11) during the first period in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter (77) reacts after a goal by defenseman Slava Voynov against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, behind Carter, during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
LA Kings beat Chicago 3-1 in Game 3 of West finals
Los Angeles Kings center Jeff Carter (77) reacts after a goal by defenseman Slava Voynov against Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford, behind Carter, during the second period of Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs Western Conference finals, Tuesday, June 4, 2013, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Pittsburgh Penguins checks Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Pittsburgh Penguins checks Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: The Boston Bruins celebrate a first period goal by Nathan Horton #18 against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: The Boston Bruins celebrate a first period goal by Nathan Horton #18 against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Pittsburgh Penguins checks Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Jussi Jokinen #36 of the Pittsburgh Penguins checks Shawn Thornton #22 of the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: The Boston Bruins celebrate a first period goal by Nathan Horton #18 against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: The Boston Bruins celebrate a first period goal by Nathan Horton #18 against the Pittsburgh Penguins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins scores a goal on Tomas Vokoun #92 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins scores a goal on Tomas Vokoun #92 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Linesman Jay Sharrers #57 gets in between Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Linesman Jay Sharrers #57 gets in between Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins is helped up by linesman Pierre Racicot #65 following a fight with Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins (not pictured) during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins is helped up by linesman Pierre Racicot #65 following a fight with Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins (not pictured) during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Players mix it up after the whistle during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Players mix it up after the whistle during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Fans look on as Adam McQuaid #54 of the Boston Bruins receives medical attention during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Fans look on as Adam McQuaid #54 of the Boston Bruins receives medical attention during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Two
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 03: Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates with the puck against the Boston Bruins during Game Two of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 3, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins scores a goal on Tomas Vokoun #92 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Nathan Horton #18 of the Boston Bruins scores a goal on Tomas Vokoun #92 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the third period during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Linesman Jay Sharrers #57 gets in between Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Linesman Jay Sharrers #57 gets in between Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins is helped up by linesman Pierre Racicot #65 following a fight with Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins (not pictured) during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins is helped up by linesman Pierre Racicot #65 following a fight with Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins (not pictured) during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Players mix it up after the whistle during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Players mix it up after the whistle during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Fans look on as Adam McQuaid #54 of the Boston Bruins receives medical attention during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Fans look on as Adam McQuaid #54 of the Boston Bruins receives medical attention during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: James Neal #18 of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins battle for the puck during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: James Neal #18 of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins battle for the puck during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Pascal Dupuis #9 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is checked by Torey Krug #47 of the Boston Bruins during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Pascal Dupuis #9 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is checked by Torey Krug #47 of the Boston Bruins during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings looks up after tripping Dave Bolland #36 of the Chicago Blackhawks late in the third period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings looks up after tripping Dave Bolland #36 of the Chicago Blackhawks late in the third period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: (L-R) Duncan Keith #2, Marian Hossa #81, Jonathan Toews #19 and Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Hossa's goal in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: (L-R) Duncan Keith #2, Marian Hossa #81, Jonathan Toews #19 and Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Hossa's goal in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Dustin Penner #25 of the Los Angeles Kings checks Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks near the side boards in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Dustin Penner #25 of the Los Angeles Kings checks Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks near the side boards in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Robyn Regehr #44 of the Los Angeles Kings and Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks vie for position in front of goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Robyn Regehr #44 of the Los Angeles Kings and Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks vie for position in front of goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Colin Fraser #24 of the Los Angeles Kings reacts after a goal by teammate Justin Williams #14 (not in photo) as goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks looks on in the first period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Colin Fraser #24 of the Los Angeles Kings reacts after a goal by teammate Justin Williams #14 (not in photo) as goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks looks on in the first period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Linesman Jay Sharrers #57 gets in between Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Linesman Jay Sharrers #57 gets in between Zdeno Chara #33 of the Boston Bruins and Sidney Crosby #87 of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the second period during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins is helped up by linesman Pierre Racicot #65 following a fight with Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins (not pictured) during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Boston Bruins is helped up by linesman Pierre Racicot #65 following a fight with Evgeni Malkin #71 of the Pittsburgh Penguins (not pictured) during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Players mix it up after the whistle during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Players mix it up after the whistle during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Fans look on as Adam McQuaid #54 of the Boston Bruins receives medical attention during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Fans look on as Adam McQuaid #54 of the Boston Bruins receives medical attention during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: James Neal #18 of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins battle for the puck during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: James Neal #18 of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Milan Lucic #17 of the Boston Bruins battle for the puck during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Pascal Dupuis #9 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is checked by Torey Krug #47 of the Boston Bruins during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
Boston Bruins v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game One
PITTSBURGH, PA - JUNE 01: Pascal Dupuis #9 of the Pittsburgh Penguins is checked by Torey Krug #47 of the Boston Bruins during Game One of the Eastern Conference Final of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Consol Energy Center on June 1, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings looks up after tripping Dave Bolland #36 of the Chicago Blackhawks late in the third period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings looks up after tripping Dave Bolland #36 of the Chicago Blackhawks late in the third period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. The Blackhawks defeated the Kings 2-1. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: (L-R) Duncan Keith #2, Marian Hossa #81, Jonathan Toews #19 and Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Hossa's goal in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: (L-R) Duncan Keith #2, Marian Hossa #81, Jonathan Toews #19 and Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate Hossa's goal in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final against the Los Angeles Kings during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Dustin Penner #25 of the Los Angeles Kings checks Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks near the side boards in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Dustin Penner #25 of the Los Angeles Kings checks Brent Seabrook #7 of the Chicago Blackhawks near the side boards in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Robyn Regehr #44 of the Los Angeles Kings and Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks vie for position in front of goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Robyn Regehr #44 of the Los Angeles Kings and Bryan Bickell #29 of the Chicago Blackhawks vie for position in front of goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings in the second period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Colin Fraser #24 of the Los Angeles Kings reacts after a goal by teammate Justin Williams #14 (not in photo) as goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks looks on in the first period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Colin Fraser #24 of the Los Angeles Kings reacts after a goal by teammate Justin Williams #14 (not in photo) as goaltender Corey Crawford #50 of the Chicago Blackhawks looks on in the first period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Michal Handzus #26 of the Chicago Blackhawks trips up Trevor Lewis #22 of the Los Angeles Kings behind the Blackhawks net in the first period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Michal Handzus #26 of the Chicago Blackhawks trips up Trevor Lewis #22 of the Los Angeles Kings behind the Blackhawks net in the first period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings defends his net as Viktor Stalberg #25 of the Chicago Blackhawks looks to control the puck in the first period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Kings v Chicago Blackhawks - Game One
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 01: Goaltender Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings defends his net as Viktor Stalberg #25 of the Chicago Blackhawks looks to control the puck in the first period of Game One of the Western Conference Final during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at United Center on June 1, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

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