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NEWS: Blackhawks-Oilers Qualifying Round Dates

Best-of-five series to begin Saturday, Aug. 1

by Carter Baum @CarterBaum / Blackhawks.com

Mark your calendars, the countdown is on! 

The Blackhawks and Oilers will begin their best-of-five Qualifying Round series on Saturday, Aug. 1 in Edmonton, Alberta - the hub city for all 12 Western Conference teams in the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers and the opening two rounds of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs.


QUALIFYING ROUND SCHEDULE

Game 1: Aug. 1
Game 2: Aug. 3
Game 3: Aug. 5
*Game 4: Aug. 7
*Game 5: Aug. 8
  ** If Necessary

As the lower seed, Chicago will be designated the road team for Games 1, 2 and 5, and the home team for Games 3 and 4. Exact start times and a complete broadcast schedule for all five games will be determined in the coming days. 

Games have been scheduled on a staggered basis to provide hours of continuous action. The start times for the 10 days of Stanley Cup Qualifiers in Toronto (Eastern Conference games) will be: 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. CT. In order to maximize the viewing experience for fans across North America, the start times for the three game windows in Edmonton (Western Conference games) - 1 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. CT - may fluctuate by up to 30 minutes during the qualifying round. Exactly which window the five Blackhawks-Oilers games fall will be determined soon. 

Stay tuned to Blakchawks.com for full coverage of training camp, beginning in Chicago on Monday, July 13, and the 2020 Stanley Cup Qualifiers.

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