Western Conference Semifinals

Sheldon Brookbank. (Photo by Perry Nelson/Getty Images)

Hoge On The Hawks: Patient Brookbank Has Tall Task Filling In For Keith

As expected, Sheldon Brookbank will play in his first postseason game Thursday night against the Kings as Duncan Keith serves his one game suspension during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals.

CBS Chicago–06/06/2013

The Blackhawks salute the fans after taking a 2-0 series lead on the Kings. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Chase Quick, Go Up 2-0 On Kings

Bryan Bickell and Michal Handzus scored on consecutive shots in the second period, and the Chicago Blackhawks chased goalie Jonathan Quick on their way to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday night in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals.

CBS Chicago–06/02/2013

Jonathan Toews stands in front of Jonathan Quick. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Hoge: Blackhawks-Kings Series Breakdown And Prediction

The Western Conference Finals get underway Saturday at the United Center and for the Blackhawks, it means a shift in the type of opponent they’ll face.

CBS Chicago–05/31/2013

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NBA Western Conference Semifinal Matchups And Predictions

The first round of the NBA Playoffs has come to a close for the Western Conference, and the teams vying to make it into the conference finals are ready for battle. Let’s take a look at the Western Conference semifinal matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.