The Blackhawks mostly played well in the first period against the Kings, but that gave way to an unfortunate couple minutes at the end. Brandon Saad went down with an upper body injury that may have involved a hit to the head, and then L.A. followed up with a goal before the end of the period. It's now 1-1 going into the second period. Here's your thread for the next 20 minutes.
Blackhawks vs. Kings game thread: Part 2
Let's hope Brandon Saad is okay. Here's our thread for the second period.