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NHL Sets Conference Finals Schedules

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Patrick Sharp tries to drive around Niklas Kronwall. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Patrick Sharp tries to drive around Niklas Kronwall. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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(CBS) As the Blackhawks prepare to take on the Red Wings for a crucial Game 7 at the United Center tonight, the NHL has set the schedules for the Eastern & Western Conference Finals.

In the West, if the Blackhawks win, they’ll host the Los Angeles Kings in Games 1 and 2 in Chicago on Saturday and Sunday night. Games 3 and 4 would then shift to Los Angeles on June 4 and 6.

If the Red Wings win, they’ll travel to Los Angeles for Games 1 and 2 before returning home to Detroit for Games 3 and 4.

For the Eastern Conference Finals between the Bruins and the Penguins, Games 1 will take place in Pittsburgh on Saturday, with Game 2 to be played on Monday.

The series then shifts to Boston for Games 3 and 4 on June 5 and 7.

Here’s what the Blackhawks’ complete schedule would look like, should they win tonight:

Saturday: at Blackhawks, 4 p.m.

Sunday: at Blackhawks, 7 p.m.

Tuesday, June 4: at Kings, 8 p.m.

Thursday, June 6: at Kings, 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 8: at Blackhawks, 7 p.m.

Monday, June 10: at Kings, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, June 12: at Blackhawks, TBD

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