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Capitals-Bruins Stanley Cup Playoff series begins Saturday

East Division No. 2, No. 3 seeds to play Game 1 at Washington

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL

NEW YORK -- The National Hockey League today announced the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round Series between the Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals will begin on Saturday, May 15 at 7:15 p.m. ET in Washington. Game 1 of the best-of-seven series between the MassMutual East Division rivals will be broadcast on NBC in the United States and on Sportsnet, CBC and TVA Sports in Canada. The complete 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round schedule will be announced in the coming days.

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