Chicago Blackhawks fall to Kings 3-2 in overtime

The Chicago Blackhawks fell to the Kings 3-2 in overtime in their regular-season finale. Blackhawks went 0-2-2 in their final four regular-season games although none had an impact on their place in the standings. Jonathan Toews started the scoring 6:25 into the game. Toews beat Jonathan Quick with a wrist shot. Marian Hossa exited in the first period after an apparent slash. Hossa left the ice and went into the Blackhawks dressing room but he returned for the second period. Artemi Panarin scored a goal from Patrick Kane. Panarin, who could receive $2.575 million in bonuses for the second straight season if he finishes in the top 10 among forwards in scoring. He’s currently tied for ninth with fellow Russian Vladimir Tarasenko. The Kings got goals in the third-period goals from Tyler Toffolil and Dustin Brown, who tied the game at 19:05 after Panarin put the Blackhawks ahead 2-1. Kings Drew Doughty scored 27 seconds into overtime, denying the Hawks a chance to set the franchise record for road wins. Blackhawks end the regular season with 109 points.

 

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