2016 Western Conference Finals Results: The 2016 NHL Western Conference Finals was one of the most thrilling series of the playoffs. The St. Louis Blues secured the first win, however the San Jose Sharks won the next two games in complete shutouts. Despite the St. Louis Blues coming back to win it in game four, the San Jose Sharks went on to be the Western Conference champions after winning games five and six.
The Western Conference Finals pit the NHL Conference's best two teams in a seven game series with the winner advancing on to the Stanley Cup Finals. The best-of-seven series follows a 2-2-1-1-1 format where the higher-seeded team starts with the home advantage. Each team is guaranteed two home games and if necessary the higher seeded team will host games 5 and 7 while the lower seeded team hosts game 6. Most Western Conference Finals Wins: