Ryan Glasspiegel
Thursday May 30th, 2013

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Fresh off their trolling of Lakers fans, the Rolling Stones are taking their outrageously expensive act to the United Center in Chicago Friday and Monday night, which means that the Blackhawks and Kings must play the first two games of the Western Conference Finals back-to-back on Saturday and Sunday. Fortunately, that shouldn't be a problem for two teams that play what is arguably the most physically demanding sport and are each coming off a seven-game divisional series. They'll be fine. In any case, it's an honest mistake. No one could have imagined that the top-seeded Blackhawks, who were 27-5-3 when the Stones' tour dates were announced in early April, would still be alive at this point. Score one for plucky underdogs.

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