The National Hockey League on Tuesday announced Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule scenarios for the second round, which begins Wednesday.
Two schedule scenarios were prepared, pending the outcome of Game 7 of the Western Conference First Round between the Nashville Predators and Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday (10 p.m. ET; NBCSN, FS-W, FS-TN).
If Anaheim advances to the Western Conference Second Round, the Ducks would face the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 Friday at Honda Center.
If Nashville advances, the Predators would play at the Sharks in Game 1 Friday at SAP Center.
In either scenario, faceoff would be at 10:30 p.m. ET (NBCSN, TVA Sports).
In the other Western Conference Second Round series, the St. Louis Blues will play Game 1 against the Dallas Stars on Friday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TVA Sports) at American Airlines Center.
In the Eastern Conference, the second-round series between the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning will start on Wednesday (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports) at Amalie Arena, and the second-round series between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals will begin Thursday (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, TVA Sports) at Verizon Center.