Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/19/14

LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 18: Justin Williams #14 and Jack Johnson #3 of the Los Angeles Kings discuss game strategy prior to a faceoff in the defensive zone during the NHL game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Staples Center on November 18, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. The Flyers defeated the Kings 3-2. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)
The Los Angeles Kings have been in all types of jams during the past two postseasons. Just a few weeks ago, they even escaped the same 0-2 deficit they're now facing in the Western Conference finals. ''We've been here, what, three weeks ago?'' forward Justin Williams asked, referring to the Kings' great escape in the first round against St. Louis. ''Obviously it's not do-or-die (in Game 3), but it is.'' Yet the defending Stanley Cup champions aren't sure they've tangled with an opponent that could match the depth and versatility of the Chicago Blackhawks, who might even be the team to end Los Angeles' 2 1/2-month run of dominance at home. After back-to-back losses in Chicago, the Kings are hoping they can stay perfect at Staples Center in a crucial Game 3 on Tuesday night. The Kings have won 14 straight at home since March, and they've won seven straight home playoff games dating to last season's Stanley Cup clincher. The Kings have no idea why they've been unbeatable at Staples...
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