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Chicago Blackhawks: We (Maybe) Have A Game 1 Date!

By Colin Likas
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It’s not really official, but Chicago Blackhawks fans should probably mark their calendars anyway. According to The Orange County Register, as well as rumors spreading like wildfire in the Twittersphere, Game 1 of the Western Conference Finals between the ’Hawks and Anaheim Ducks will take place Sunday at 2 p.m. (Central) at the Honda Center. The guess is that Game 2 would be contested the following Tuesday, with the NHL/NBC likely desiring to utilize an every-other-night model for both conference finals in order to show hockey every night until one series concludes.

Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf reported on a radio show Wednesday that he expects the series to start Sunday, which adds a little more credibility to the rumors. Mark Lazerus, one of the Chicago Sun-Times’ beat writers, also posted this tweet Wednesday suggesting the series is likely to begin Sunday.

Are you happy with the apparent series start date and time? Leave your thoughts below.

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