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Kane leads Blackhawks past LA Kings, into Game 7

  • Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane celebrates his goal against the Los Angeles Kings during second period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles. Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane celebrates his goal against the Los Angeles Kings during second period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles. Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

  • Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, right, blocks a shot by Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell as Kings' Jake Muzzin helps defend during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, right, blocks a shot by Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell as Kings' Jake Muzzin helps defend during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

  • Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, right, blocks a shot by Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell as Kings' Jake Muzzin helps defend during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, right, blocks a shot by Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell as Kings' Jake Muzzin helps defend during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

  • Los Angeles Kings left wing Dwight King celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhaw during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Los Angeles Kings left wing Dwight King celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhaw during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

  • Los Angeles Kings left wing Dwight King celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhaw during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Los Angeles Kings left wing Dwight King celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhaw during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

  • Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook, left, competes against Los Angeles Kings center Trevor Lewis for the puck during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles, Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook, left, competes against Los Angeles Kings center Trevor Lewis for the puck during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles, Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

  • Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook, left, competes against Los Angeles Kings center Trevor Lewis for the puck during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles, Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

    Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook, left, competes against Los Angeles Kings center Trevor Lewis for the puck during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles, Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

  • Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane celebrates his goal against the Los Angeles Kings during second period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles. Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, right, blocks a shot by Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell as Kings' Jake Muzzin helps defend during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick, right, blocks a shot by Chicago Blackhawks left wing Bryan Bickell as Kings' Jake Muzzin helps defend during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs, in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • Los Angeles Kings left wing Dwight King celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhaw during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • Los Angeles Kings left wing Dwight King celebrates his goal against the Chicago Blackhaw during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles on Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook, left, competes against Los Angeles Kings center Trevor Lewis for the puck during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles, Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
  • Chicago Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook, left, competes against Los Angeles Kings center Trevor Lewis for the puck during first period of Game 6 of the Western Conference finals of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoffs in Los Angeles, Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LOS ANGELES — Patrick Kane scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:45 to play, and the Chicago Blackhawks forced a decisive seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.

Kane scored two goals and set up Duncan Keith’s tying goal with 8:26 left in regulation for the defending Stanley Cup champion Blackhawks, who avoided elimination for the second straight game.

Chicago blew a lead entering the third period on goals by Drew Doughty and Alec Martinez, but won it with a brilliant effort by the enigmatic Kane.

After Kane made the pass to set up Keith’s tying goal, he ripped a long shot through traffic in front of Jonathan Quick for the winner.

Game 7 is in Chicago on Sunday.

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