Chicago Blackhawks vs. Los Angeles Kings Game 3: Live Score, Updates & Analysis

Isaac SmithAnalyst IJune 4, 2013

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 04:  (L-R) Dustin Penner #25, Slava Voynov #26, Jeff Carter #77 and Tyler Toffoli #73 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrate Voynov's goal in the second period of Game Three of the Western Conference Final against the Chicago Blackhawks during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Staples Center on June 4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)
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The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks in Game 3 by a 3-1 score. They now trail the best-of-seven series 2-1, with Game 4 Thursday night at 9 p.m. ET.

The Kings really took it to the Blackhawks in this game, suffocating the Blackhawks for most of the game.

Justin Williams got the Kings going offensively, with a goal less than four minutes into the game. That proved to be all the momentum the Kings would need, as Voynov made it 2-0 in the second period and the Kings cruised to a 3-1 victory with Dwight King adding an empty-net goal.

Bryan Bickell scored the lone goal for the Blackhawks, who put up only 20 shots on goal for the entire game with just three in the second period.

The Kings are now 8-0 at home in the playoffs in these playoffs.