Replay: Kings return home to battle Blackhawks

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot from Chicago Blackhawks' Brian Bickell (29)...

Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick blocks a shot from Chicago Blackhawks' Brian Bickell (29) during the first period of Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference finals playoff hockey game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013. (REUTERS/Jim Young)

MIKE ZEISBERGER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 12:09 AM ET

The defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings had better hope a good dose of home cooking at Staples Center is just what the doctor ordered Tuesday night in Game 3 of the best-of-seven western conference final after limping back to the left coast from Chicago down 2-0 in the series to the Blackhawks.

With a number of key players such as Mike Richards banged up, the Kings will be hard-pressed to hold serve on home ice, where they are undefeated throughout the 2013 playoffs.


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