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  1. 'No-goal ref' Walkom works Game 3

    Scott Powers

    LOS ANGELES -- Stephen Walkom will be a referee for Game 3 of the Western Conference finals series between the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday. Walkom was previously announced as one of the eight referees for the two conference...

    Blog | June 04, 2013
  2. Blackhawks scheming to beat Kings' Quick

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Blackhawks have a plan on how to beat Los Angeles Kings goaltender Jonathan Quick in the Western Conference finals. Whether that plan will work is another story. For the past two seasons, six other teams have lined up a plan...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  3. Bowman applauds Quenneville's playoff job

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman praised coach Joel Quenneville on Friday for the job he's done throughout the playoffs. The Blackhawks rallied from a 3-1 deficit for the first time in franchise history and eliminated the ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  4. Hawks expect more physical series vs. L.A.

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- As the Chicago Blackhawks prepare for a physical Western Conference finals against the Los Angeles Kings, coach Joel Quenneville shuffled his lines during Friday's practice by putting hard-hitting Bryan Bickell alongside Marian Hossa and M...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  5. Back-to-backs no beast of burden for Hawks


    Chicago Blackhawks chairman Rocky Wirtz said Friday he doesn't think opening the Western Conference finals with back-to-back games -- thanks to the Rolling Stones -- will have a negative impact on his team. The Hawks host the Los Angeles Kings in...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  6. Blackhawks' big third helps force Game 7 against Red Wings

    Bryan Bickell scored a go-ahead goal early in the third period and the Chicago Blackhawks held on to beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-3 in Game 6 on Monday night, giving the NHL's top-seeded team a shot to advance to the Western Conference finals.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | May 27, 2013
  7. 2013 NHL playoffs - Second-round preview: Chicago Blackhawks vers...

    Pierre LeBrun

    The last time Original Six rivals the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks met in the playoffs was in the 2009 Western Conference finals, with the Blackhawks the young bucks still figuring things out and the Red Wings the veteran contenders en ro...

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2013
  8. Kings headed to Stanley Cup finals after Game 5 win vs. Phoenix

    Dan Arritt

    Western Conference finals Game 5 Kings 4, Phoenix Coyotes 3 (OT) (Kings win the series, 4-1) Eight keys to the game: THE FACTS: In the blink of an eye, the Los Angeles Kings ended 19 years of frustration Tuesday night. Dustin Penner's...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  9. Red Wings-Sharks Preview

    Red Wings-Sharks Preview

    Preview | March 16, 2012
  10. Bayside bassist Nick Ghanbarian's hockey blog: Time for rock and ...

    Nick Ghanbarian

    Bayside's tour is winding down just as the Stanley Cup playoffs get closer to crowning a new champion, so bassist Nick Ghanbarian shares his excitement about the conference finals.

    Story | Conversation | May 18, 2011
  11. 2011 NHL Playoffs: Keys to Western Conference finals -- San Jose ...

    Lindsay Berra

    Lindsay Berra breaks down the keys to the Western Conference finals matchup between the San Jose Sharks and Vancouver Canucks.

    Blog | Conversation | May 14, 2011
  12. Western Conference finals breakdown: Vancouver Canucks versus San...

    Scott Burnside

    San Jose might have plenty of depth down the middle, but Scott Burnside believes that the Ryan Kesler factor might be too much for the Sharks to overcome.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2011
  13. LeBrun: This week's games to watch

    Pierre LeBrun

    Monday: San Jose Sharks at Chicago Blackhawks, 8 p.m. ETIn a rematch of last spring's Western Conference finals, the Sharks and Blackhawks have played some of the best hockey in the NHL over the past month, and both clubs have positioned themselves a...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  14. Hawks know last win hardest to get

    Jesse Rogers

    The Chicago Blackhawks didn't skate Saturday, but they know there's hard work ahead if they hope to sweep the San Jose Sharks on Sunday. Even they admit they've had some fortune in getting out to a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. "We lo...

    Blog | May 22, 2010
  15. Detroit Red Wings' Nicklas Lidstrom, Pavel Datsyuk out for Game 5...

    Pierre LeBrun

    Red Wings coach Mike Babcock said this morning six-time Norris Trophy winner Nicklas Lidstrom and Hart Trophy nominee Pavel Datsyuk will not play Wednesday night in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2009
  16. Martin Havlat, Nikolai Khabibulin sit out Blackhawks practice

    Blackhawks right wing Martin Havlat and goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin have skipped the team's practice but were set to make the trip to Detroit for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.

    Story | Conversation | May 26, 2009