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Stanley Cup Playoffs first-round schedule

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Here is the complete first-round schedule (All times ET, subject to change):

 

EASTERN CONFERENCE

 

Tampa Bay Lightning (A1) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (WC2)

Wednesday, April 10, 7 p.m.: Blue Jackets @ Lightning | USA, SN360, TVA Sports

Friday, April 12, 7 p.m.: Blue Jackets @ Lightning | CNBC, SN360, TVA Sports

Sunday, April 14, 7 p.m.: Lightning @ Blue Jackets | NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports

Tuesday, April 16, 7 p.m.: Lightning @ Blue Jackets | CNBC, SN360, TVA Sports

 

Boston Bruins (A2) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (A3)

Thursday, April 11, 7 p.m.: Maple Leafs @ Bruins | NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVA Sports

Saturday, April 13, 8 p.m.: Maple Leafs @ Bruins | NBC, CBC, TVA Sports

Monday, April 15, 7 p.m.: Bruins @ Maple Leafs | CBC, TVA Sports, NBCSN

Wednesday, April 17, 7 p.m.: Bruins @ Maple Leafs | CBC, TVA Sports, NBCSN

Friday, April 19, 7 p.m.: Maple Leafs @ Bruins | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

Sunday, April 21, 3 p.m.: Bruins @ Maple Leafs | NBC, CBC, SN, TVA Sports

Tuesday, April 23, 7 p.m.: Maple Leafs @ Bruins | NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVA Sports

 

Washington Capitals (M1) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (WC1)

Thursday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.: Hurricanes @ Capitals | USA, SN360, TVA Sports

Saturday, April 13, 3 p.m.: Hurricanes @ Capitals | NBC, SN, TVA Sports

Monday, April 15, 7 p.m.: Capitals @ Hurricanes | CNBC, SN, TVA Sports

Thursday, April 18, 7 p.m.: Capitals @ Hurricanes | NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports

Saturday, April 20, 8 p.m.: Hurricanes @ Capitals | NBC, SN360, SN1, TVA Sports

Monday, April 22, 7 p.m.: Capitals @ Hurricanes | NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports

Wednesday, April 24, 7:30 p.m.: Hurricanes @ Capitals | NBCSN, SN, SN360, TVA Sports

 

New York Islanders (M2) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (M3)

Wednesday, April 10, 7:30 p.m.: Penguins @ Islanders | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

Friday, April 12, 7:30 p.m.: Penguins @ Islanders | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

Sunday, April 14, 12 p.m.: Islanders @ Penguins | NBC, SN, CBC, TVA Sports

Tuesday, April 16, 7:30 p.m.: Islanders @ Penguins | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE

 

Nashville Predators (C1) vs. Dallas Stars (WC2)

Wednesday, April 10, 9:30 p.m.: Stars @ Predators | USA, SN1, TVA Sports

Saturday, April 13, 6 p.m.: Stars @ Predators | CNBC, SN, TVA Sports

Monday, April 15, 9:30 p.m.: Predators @ Stars | NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports

Wednesday, April 17, 8 p.m. Predators @ Stars | USA, SN, TVA Sports

Saturday, April 20, 3 p.m.: Stars @ Predators | NBC, SN, TVA Sports

Monday, April 22, 8:30 p.m.: Predators @ Stars | CNBC, SN1, TVA Sports 2

 

Winnipeg Jets (C2) vs. St. Louis Blues (C3)

Wednesday, April 10, 8 p.m.: Blues @ Jets | SN, TVA Sports, NHL Network

Friday, April 12, 9:30 p.m.: Blues @ Jets | SN, TVA Sports, CNBC

Sunday, April 14, 7:30 p.m.: Jets @ Blues | CNBC, SN, CBC, TVA Sports

Tuesday, April 16, 9:30 p.m.: Jets @ Blues | CNBC, SN, TVA Sports

Thursday, April 18, 8:30 p.m.: Blues @ Jets | USA, CBC, TVA Sports

Saturday, April 20, 7 p.m.: Jets @ Blues | NBCSN, SN, CBC, TVA Sports

 

Calgary Flames (P1) vs. Colorado Avalanche (WC1)

Thursday, April 11, 10 p.m.: Avalanche @ Flames | SN, CBC, TVA Sports, NBCSN

Saturday, April 13, 10:30 p.m.: Avalanche @ Flames | SN, CBC, TVA Sports, NBCSN

Monday, April 15, 10 p.m.: Flames @ Avalanche | CNBC, CBC, TVA Sports

Wednesday, April 17, 10 p.m.: Flames @ Avalanche | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

Friday, April 19, 10 p.m.: Avalanche @ Flames | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

 

San Jose Sharks (P2) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (P3)

Wednesday, April 10, 10:30 p.m.: Golden Knights @ Sharks | NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports

Friday, April 12, 10:30 p.m.: Golden Knights @ Sharks | NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports

Sunday, April 14, 10 p.m.: Sharks @ Golden Knights | NBCSN, SN, SN360, TVA Sports

Tuesday, April 16, 10:30 p.m.: Sharks @ Golden Knights | NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports

Thursday, April 18, 10 p.m.: Golden Knights @ Sharks | NBCSN, SN, TVA Sports

Sunday, April 21, 7 p.m.: Sharks @ Golden Knights | NBCSN, SN, SN360, TVA Sports

Tuesday, April 23, 10 p.m.: Golden Knights @ Sharks | NBCSN, SN, SN360, TVA Sports

 

* if necessary
TBD - To Be Determined

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