2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Los Angeles Kings vs. Chicago Blackhawks Game 1: Live Score, Updates & Analysis

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)
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Isaac SmithAnalyst IJune 1, 2013

The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Los Angeles Kings by a 2-1 score in Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals to take a 1-0 series lead. Game 2 is tomorrow night at 8 p.m. ET in Chicago.

The Kings survived an initial Blackhawks' barrage of shots, getting outshot 17-2 in the first period, but coming away with a 1-0 lead at the end of the first period. Justin Williams had the Kings' goal on an interesting bounce that he put past Corey Crawford.

The Blackhawks tied the game in the second period when Patrick Sharp swatted home a rebound. Marian Hossa scored just under four minutes later and the Blackhawks were able to clamp down defensively and take home the win in Game 1.

Jonathan Quick stopped 34 of 36 shots, but it wasn't enough as the Blackhawks claimed victory.

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