San Jose Sharks Logan Couture (39) is congratulated by teammates Matt Irwin (52) and Patrick Marleau after scoring the first goal of the game in the first period against the St. Louis Blues at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis on October 15, 2013.    UPI/Bill Greenblatt

The San Jose Sharks are the next opponent for the St. Louis Blues. File photo–UPI/Bill Greenblatt

The St. Louis Blues are headed to the Western Conference Final for the first time since 2001 and will be heading further west as this round progresses. The Blues will face the San Jose Sharks, with the winner earning a chance to compete for the Stanley Cup.  The Western Conference Final opens at Scottrade Center on Sunday at 7 p.m.

Tickets will go on sale Friday, May 13 at noon at the Scottrade Center box office and online at

Game 1: Sunday, May 15 at 7 p.m. | Scottrade Center

Game 2: Tuesday, May 17 at 7 p.m. | Scottrade Center

Game 3: Thursday, May 19 at 8 p.m. | SAP Center

Game 4: Saturday, May 21 at 6:15 p.m. | SAP Center

Game 5*: Monday, May 23 at 7 p.m. | Scottrade Center

Game 6*: Wednesday, May 25 at 8 p.m. | SAP Center

Game 7*: Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m. | Scottrade Center

The Sharks beat the Blues 3-1 on Feb. 4th and 6-3 on Feb. 22nd, both at Scottrade Center.  The Blues then won on the road a month later, 1-0.  Joe Thornton had three goals and two assists in the three games.  Brian Elliott went 2-1 and started all three games against San Jose.