NEW YORK - The National Hockey League today announced two scenarios for the dates of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round based on the outcome of tonight's Florida Panthers-Boston Bruins game at 7:30 p.m. ET. The Bruins (50-19-12, 112 points) sit one point back of the Tampa Bay Lightning (54-23-5, 113 points) for the top spot in the Atlantic Division and Eastern Conference. Boston will clinch first place with a win of any kind, while Tampa Bay will claim the title if Boston loses in any fashion.
The 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin on Wednesday, April 11. National broadcast information will be announced when available. All times are ET and subject to change.
The Colorado Avalanche starts play on Thursday at the Nashville Predators. The Avs host Games 3 and 4 at Pepsi Center on April 16 and 18 and Game 6 on April 22 (if necessary).
Limited amount of tickets remain for Round 1 games held at Pepsi Center. To purchase tickets, visit AltitudeTickets.com.
You can also access special pricing for the Avalanche playoffs by securing a membership for the 2018-19 season. For more information, please contact an Avalanche ticket sales representative at (303) 405-7646.