Jeff Carter had a goal and two assists, while Drew Doughty scored once and set up another score as the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-3 in Game 3 of the Western Conference Final. The win gave the Kings a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
Chicago led 2-1 after the first period. Jonathan Toews scored a short-handed goal to open the scoring, but Slava Voynov answered 50 seconds later with a power-play goal to tie the game at 1-1. Another goal by Toews gave Chicago the lead after 20 minutes.
Carter and Tyler Toffoli scored in the second period to give the Kings the lead. Doughty's third-period goal put the icing on the cake, and the Kings held on for the 4-3 win.
Game 4 will be played Monday night in Los Angeles.
Here is a look at the biggest takeaways from Game 3. Feel free to comment on any of the issues discussed here or add one of your own. As always, indicate why you feel the way you do.