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Western Conference Finals: Game 5 vs. Los Angeles

by Mackenzie McCluer / Chicago Blackhawks
The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 4-3 in double overtime on June 8, 2013, to clinch the Western Conference title and advance to the Stanley Cup Final, where they will face the Eastern Conference champions, the Boston Bruins.

Corey Crawford greets fans as he makes his way to the ice for warmups before Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals against the Los Angeles Kings on June 8, 2013.

Bryan Bickell jostles with L.A. defenseman Drew Doughty in front of the net during Game 5. Patrick Kane scored his second career playoff hat trick, including the game-winner in double overtime, to lead the Blackhawks past the Kings. Bickell notched two assists during Game 5, both on goals from Kane.

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Head Coach Joel Quenneville keeps a close eye on the action during Game 5.

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Anze Kopitar and goalkeeper Jonathan Quick of the Kings look to shut down Jonathan Toews as he swings around the net.

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Patrick Kane and Brent Seabrook celebrate after Kane notched the first of his three goals in Game 5, a wrist shot that put the Hawks up 2-0 in the first period. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Michal Rozsival stays tight on L.A. winger Dwight King during Game 5.

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A young fan gets a lift to snag a puck that got stuck in the netting during Game 5.

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Patrick Kane and Andrew Shaw celebrate after Kane notched the game-winning goal 11:40 into the second overtime. It was the first multi-goal game of the postseason and second career playoff hat trick for Kane, who had scored one goal in the eight previous games.

The team rejoices after clinching their second Stanley Cup Final berth in four seasons.

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The teams line up to shake hands after the game.

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Goaltenders Corey Crawford and Jonathan Quick share a word after the game.

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Mike Bolt, one of the keepers of the Stanley Cup, carries the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl onto the ice for a post-game presentation.

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Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly presents Jonathan Toews with the Campbell Bowl, which goes to the Western Conference champion team.

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The team poses for photos with the Campbell Bowl.

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Talia of the Blackhawks Ice Crew helps to pick up hats, rally towels and other headgear tossed onto the ice after Patrick Kane completed his hat trick.

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Joel Quenneville talks to the team in the locker room after the victory. Click here to watch Blackhawks TV's all-access coverage of the post-game celebration, including the trophy presentation and scenes from the locker room.

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Jamal Mayers congratulates Patrick Kane after the game.

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