The Chicago Blackhawks announced today the broadcast information for the team’s upcoming Western Conference Final series vs. the Los Angeles Kings, which begins on Sunday, May 18 at the United Center.
All seven games of the series can be heard nationwide on wgnradio.com, the WGN Radio apps for Apple and Android devices, iHeartRadio.com or TuneIn. Locally, WGN AM-720 will carry Games 2, 4, 5 and 7 in their entirety, and join Games 1 and 6 in progress. 87.7 FM The Game will also carry all seven games of the series.
In the United States, NBC will carry Games 1 and 3, NBCSN will broadcast Games 2, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
|Game ||Date ||Time ||Venue ||Radio ||U.S Television |
|Game 1 ||Sun., May 18 ||2 p.m. ||United Center ||87.7 FM ||NBC |
|Game 2 ||Wed., May 21 ||7 p.m. ||United Center ||WGN AM-720/87.7 FM ||NBCSN |
|Game 3 ||Sat., May 24 ||7 p.m. ||Staples Center ||87.7 FM ||NBC |
|Game 4 ||Mon., May 26 ||8 p.m. ||Staples Center ||WGN AM-720/87.7 FM ||NBCSN |
|Game 5* ||Wed., May 28 ||7 p.m. ||United Center ||WGN AM-720/87.7 FM ||NBCSN |
|Game 6* ||Fri., May 30 ||8 p.m. ||Staples Center ||87.7 FM ||NBCSN |
|Game 7* ||Sun., June 1 ||7 p.m. ||United Center ||WGN AM-720/87.7 FM ||NBCSN |
Chicago advanced to the Western Conference Final for the fourth time in six seasons by defeating the Minnesota Wild in six games in the Second Round. Los Angeles topped Pacific Division champion Anaheim in seven games to advance.
Chicago posted a perfect 3-0-0 record against Los Angeles during the regular season. This is the third all-time postseason meeting between the Blackhawks and Kings and a rematch of the 2013 Western Conference Final, which the Blackhawks won four games to one. Chicago also defeated the Kings, four games to one, in the quarterfinals of the 1974 postseason.