The Kings visit the Dallas Stars on Tuesday to close out 2013. They are 9-4-0 in December.
NOTES: After Chicago set a season-high attendance mark Friday vs. the Colorado Avalanche (22,201), Monday's crowd was 22,161, the second-largest crowd at the United Center this season. The Blackhawks are one game from reaching 250 consecutive sellouts, tops in the NHL. ... The Blackhawks entered Monday leading the NHL with 3.73 goals per game and 153 goals scored. ... Chicago's Joel Quenneville is closing in on third place in the NHL's all-time wins list for coaches. He has 688 wins, four short of tying Dick Irvin (692). ... Los Angeles' Darryl Sutter is three games away from 1,000 as an NHL head coach.