• Complete 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs Bracket/Schedule
The NHL announced the schedules for all eight first-round Stanley Cup playoffs series on Sunday night, as the Rangers learned they will open the postseason on Wednesday night in Washington.
Game 2, also in Washington, will be televised nationally on NBC on Saturday afternoon. Games 3, 4, 5 and 7 will air on MSG as well as Versus.
The first home game at Madison Square Garden, which will be Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series vs. the Capitals, will take place on Monday, April 20 at 7 p.m. The game will be televised on MSG and Versus. For ticket information, click here
Here is a look at the complete schedule:
|Date ||Time ||Location ||TV |
|Wednesday, April 15 ||7 p.m. ||NY Rangers at Washington ||MSG |
|Saturday, April 18 ||1 p.m. ||NY Rangers at Washington ||NBC |
|Monday, April 20 ||7 p.m. ||Washington at NY Rangers ||MSG, VERSUS |
|Wednesday, April 22 ||7 p.m. ||Washington at NY Rangers ||MSG, VERSUS |
|*Friday, April 24 ||7 p.m. ||NY Rangers at Washington ||MSG, VERSUS |
|*Sunday, April 26 ||2 p.m. ||Washington at NY Rangers ||NBC |
|* Tuesday, April 28 ||TBD ||NY Rangers at Washington ||MSG, VERSUS |
|* -- if necessary |