Western Conference Final
Expectations remain high for Chicago.
Chicago drew a 22.7 in-market rating for the big game.
Los Angeles beat Chicago, 5-4, in overtime to advance to the Stanley Cup Final.
The Blackhawks led three different times but couldn’t hold on.
A wild series between the two most recent champions will come to a close with one final act Sunday, a seventh game in Chicago to decide who will advance to the Stanley Cup finals.
Patrick Kane scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:45 to play, and the Chicago Blackhawks forced a decisive seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.
Trailing 3-2, Chicago’s back is against the wall heading into Game 6 tonight in L.A.
Brandon Saad had a goal and two assists Wednesday in one of his best performances.
Chicago had more than three times the TV audience watching Game 5 than Los Angeles did.
Chicago trails the series 3-2 heading back to Los Angeles for Game 6.
If the Blackhawks are to make the Cup Final, they must climb out of a 3-1 hole against the Kings.
Chicago trails Los Angeles, 3-1, in the Western Conference Final.
Brandon Bollig, Peter Regin and Kris Versteeg are all candidates to lose their spot.
The Los Angeles Kings defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 6-2 and evened the Western Conference Final at one game apiece.
With a 1-0 series lead, Chicago hosts Los Angeles in Game 2 of the Western Conference Final tonight.
Andrew Shaw continues his recovery from a lower-body injury.
With the Blackhawks off to a strong start in the Western Conference Final, some fans see the team following the pattern of another Chicago sports juggernaut.
The Chicago BLackhawks defeated the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 in Game 1 of the Western Conference Final.