NHL: Los Angeles 3, Chicago 1

June 5, 2013 at 12:15 AM

LOS ANGELES, June 5 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Kings won their ninth straight post-season game at Staples Center Tuesday in a 3-1 win over Chicago in Game 3 of the Western Conference finals.

Jonathan Quick notched 19 saves for the Kings, who trail the Blackhawks 2-1 in the best-of-seven series and will host Game 4 Thursday.

Justin Williams, Slava Voyonov and Dwight King scored for Los Angeles. The Kings outshot Chicago 28-20.

Quick faced only three shots in the second period but allowed a goal by Bryan Bickell on one of those shots that cut the Kings' lead to 2-1.

King made it 3-1 with an empty-net goal in the closing seconds of regulation.

Corey Crawford stopped 25 shots for the Blackhawks, who won the first two games of the series on their home ice.

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