The Chicago Blackhawks have been built primarily through the draft, but have continually filled out the rest of the roster effectively enough to have reached the Stanley Cup Final three out of the last six years.
This is the Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily Picks, where CBS hockey writers Chris Peters and Adam Gretz get you ready for every game every day of the postseason and share their predictions for each. On Monday, the Chicago Blackhawks and Anaheim Ducks face off in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals.
It's time for the conference finals portion of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the Eye on Hockey staff is getting you ready with five things to know about the Western Conference Final between the Ducks and Blackhawks.
The Chicago Blackhawks have inserted Antoine Vermette back into the lineup after he was a healthy scratch for the first two games. Andrew Desjardins is also in. Teuvo Teravainen and Joakim Nordstrom are out.