The Chicago Blackhawks pose with the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl after they won 4-3 in the second overtime against the Los Angeles Kings during Game 5 of the Western Conference final Saturday night. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
One day after the Penguins were eliminated from the playoffs, the Kings found themselves in an uncomfortably similar position. The Chicago Blackhawks were looking to coast through Game 5 to the Stanley Cup final, but the Kings weren't going to make it easy. The Twitter world reacted to the action.
Monika PlatekMonika Platek is the social media lead for CBC Sports. She has spent a decade working in sports, including her role with the London 2012 Olympic Games and six seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Monika uses social media to bring sports fans closer to the their favourite teams and athletes. Join the conversation on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and CBCSports.ca.
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