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Hawks score early and often to take Game 2

Chicago built a four goal lead and leaves home with a 2-0 series lead over Los Angeles

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Chicago Blackhawks' Michal Rozsival (L) knocks over Los Angeles Kings' Colin Fraser in the third period of Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference final playoffs in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Los Angeles Kings' Dustin Brown (23) knocks Chicago Blackhawks' Duncan Keith into the boards in the first period of Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference finals playoff game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Los Angeles Kings right wing Dustin Brown (23) collides with Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Niklas Hjalmarsson (4) during the first period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Chicago.

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Chicago Blackhawks centre Marcus Kruger (16) upends Los Angeles Kings centre Tyler Toffoli (73) against the boards during the third period of Game 2 of the NHL Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Chicago.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Michal Rozsival (L) falls over Los Angeles Kings' Brad Richardson in the first period during Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference finals playoff game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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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 game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford covers the puck during first period play against the Los Angeles Kings in Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference finals playoff game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford reaches for the puck in the third period during Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference finals playoffs against the Los Angeles Kings in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks centre Andrew Shaw (65) reacts after scoring a goal against the Los Angeles Kings during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL Stanley Cup Western Conference finals Sunday, June 2, 2013 in Chicago.

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Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (C) is rushed by Los Angeles Kings' Dwight King (74) and Jarret Stoll (28) in the first period during Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference final playoff game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) blocks a shot by the Los Angeles Kings during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL Stanley Cup Western Conference finals Sunday, June 2, 2013 in Chicago.

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Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Bernier (45) blocks a shot by Chicago Blackhawks centre Patrick Sharp (10) during the third period of Game 2 of an NHL Stanley Cup Western Conference finals, Sunday, June 2, 2013, in Chicago.

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Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford blocks a shot from the Los Angeles Kings as teammate Johnny Oduya watches in the third period of Game 2 of the NHL Western Conference final playoffs in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Los Angeles Kings' Tyler Toffoli scores on Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford in the third period during Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference finals playoff game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Los Angeles Kings' Robyn Regehr (L) and Chicago Blackhawks' Marcus Kruger chase the puck (L) in the second period during Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference final playoff game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Andrew Shaw jumps as Los Angeles Kings' Brad Richardson reaches for the puck in the second period of Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference final playoff game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Brian Bickell (C) and his teammates celebrate his second period goal against Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (R) during Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference finals playoff game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks defenceman Brent Seabrook (7) shoots and scores against the Los Angeles Kings during the first period in Game 2 of the NHL Stanley Cup Western Conference finals Sunday, June 2, 2013 in Chicago.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp jumps into the arms of Michael Handzus after Handzus scored against the Los Angeles Kings in the second period during Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference finals playoff game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Brian Bickell (L) knocks the puck past Los Angeles Kings' goalie Jonathan Quick as teammate Patrick Kane looks on in the second period during Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference finals playoff game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp celebrates a second period goal scored by teammate Mikal Handzus (not pictured) against Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick during Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference final playoff game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) reacts as the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate after scoring a goal during the second period in Game 2 of the NHL Stanley Cup Western Conference finals Sunday, June 2, 2013 in Chicago.

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Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) is replaced in the second period by teammate Jonathan Bernier (45) after allowing four unanswered goals to the Chicago Blackhawks during Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference finals playoff hockey game in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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Chicago Blackhawks' Jonathan Toews congratulates goalie Corey Crawford after their team defeated the Los Angeles Kings in Game 2 of their NHL Western Conference final playoffs in Chicago, Illinois, June 2, 2013.

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