With their 4-3 double overtime victory over the defending champion Los Angeles Kings, the Chicago Blackhawks clinched a berth in the Stanley Cup Final against the Eastern Conference champion Boston Bruins.
This will be the first matchup between Original Six teams in the Stanley Cup Final since 1979, and the first matchup ever in the championship round between the Bruins and Blackhawks. The last time Boston and Chicago faced off in a professional sports championship was in 1986 when the Bears derailed the Patriots in Super Bowl XX.
Game 1 begins Wednesday night at the United Center in Chicago. Here’s a complete look at the entire Stanley Cup Final schedule (all games start at 8 p.m.).
Game 1: Wednesday, June 12 – NBC (United Center)
Game 2: Saturday, June 15 – NBC Sports Network (United Center)
Game 3: Monday, June 17 – NBC Sports Network (TD Garden)
Game 4: Wednesday, June 19 – NBC (TD Garden)
Game 5: Saturday, June 22 – NBC (United Center)*
Game 6: Monday, June 24 – NBC (TD Garden)*
Game 7: Wednesday, June 26 – NBC (United Center)*