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Updated: June 1, 2013, 5:39 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Stephen Walkom is one of eight NHL referees who will officiate the conference finals set to begin this weekend between the Chicago Blackhawks and Los Angeles Kings, as well as the Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins.

It's not known if Walkom will officiate games between the Hawks and Kings.

Walkom called controversial coincidental roughing penalties on the Hawks' Brandon Saad and the Detroit Red Wings' Kyle Quincey late in the third period of Chicago's Game 7 ...

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