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Blackhawks Vs. Kings Score Update: Chicago Trails 2-1 After 2 Periods

The Chicago Blackhawks continued to pick up the pressure in the second period after a bit of a sluggish start, and they eventually evened the score at one. Marcus Kruger got Chicago on the board for the first time at 12:47 of the second period with his ninth goal of the season.

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But the Kings answered about five minutes later with a goal by Jeff Carter to re-claim the lead; the goal was Carter's 19th of the season.

Chicago out-shot Los Angeles 10-4 in the period, pulling the shots even at 21 overall.

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