GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- The National Hockey League announced today the 2010 Stanley Cup playoff schedule for the Conference Quarterfinal Round. The Phoenix Coyotes will open the first round against the Detroit Red Wings at home beginning Wednesday, April 14. Game time for Game #1 is 7 p.m. at Jobing.com Arena. Game #2 will take place on Friday, April 16 at 7 p.m.
The following is the complete Coyotes playoff schedule for round one of the Western Conference Quarterfinal series:
GAME 1: Wednesday, April 14: Detroit at Phoenix, 7 p.m. on 3TV/VERSUS/TSN GAME 2: Friday, April 16: Detroit at Phoenix, 7 p.m. on FSAZ/VERSUS/TSN GAME 3: Sunday, April 18: Phoenix at Detroit, Noon on NBC/TSN GAME 4: Tuesday, April 20: Phoenix at Detroit, 3:30 p.m. on FSAZ/TSN *GAME 5: Friday, April 23: Detroit at Phoenix, 7 p.m. on FSAZ/VERSUS/TSN *GAME 6: Sunday, April 25: Phoenix at Detroit, 11 a.m. on NBC/TSN *GAME 7: Tuesday, April 27: Detroit at Phoenix, TBD on FSAZ/TSN *if necessary
The local television schedule for this Conference Quarterfinal Round vs. the Red Wings will be announced as soon as it is finalized.
The Coyotes will practice on Monday (11 a.m.) and Tuesday (11 a.m.) at Jobing.com Arena. General Manager Don Maloney, Head Coach Dave Tippett and all players will be available to the media following the skate.
For more information, visit www.phoenixcoyotes.com or call 480-563-PUCK (7825).