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Stanley Cup playoffs first-round schedule

by NHL News / Detroit Red Wings

The National Hockey League today announced the dates, starting times and national television coverage for the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round, which begins Wednesday, April 13.

All times ET, subject to change 

 

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Florida Panthers (A1) vs. New York Islanders (WC1)

Thu 4/14, 8pm: NYI @ FLA | CNBC, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Fri 4/15, 7:30pm: NYI @ FLA | NHL Network, SN360, TVA Sports

Sun 4/17, 8pm: FLA @ NYI | NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Wed 4/20, 8pm: FLA @ NYI | USA, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

*Fri 4/22, TBD:  NYI @ FLA | TBD

*Sun 4/24, TBD:  FLA @ NYI | TBD

*Tue 4/26, TBD:  NYI @ FLA | TBD

 

Tampa Bay Lightning (A2) vs. Detroit Red Wings (A3)

Wed 4/13, 7pm: DET @ TBL | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

Fri 4/15, 7pm: DET @ TBL | CNBC, CBC, TVA Sports

Sun 4/17, 7pm: TBL @ DET | CNBC, CBC, TVA Sports

Tue 4/19, 7pm: TBL @ DET | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

*Thu 4/21, TBD:  DET @ TBL | TBD

*Sun 4/24, TBD:  TBL @ DET | TBD

*Tue 4/26, TBD:  DET @ TBL | TBD

 

Washington Capitals (M1) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (WC2)

Thu 4/14, 7pm: PHI @ WSH | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

Sat 4/16, 7pm: PHI @ WSH | CNBC, CBC, TVA Sports

Mon 4/18, 7pm: WSH @ PHI | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

Wed 4/20, 7pm: WSH @ PHI | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

*Fri 4/22, TBD:  PHI @ WSH | TBD

*Sun 4/24, TBD:  WSH @ PHI | TBD

*Wed 4/27, TBD:  PHI @ WSH | TBD

 

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

Wed 4/13, 8pm: NYR @ PIT | USA, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Sat 4/16, 3pm: NYR @ PIT | NBC, CBC, TVA Sports

Tue 4/19, 7pm: PIT @ NYR | USA, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Thu 4/21, TBD: PIT @ NYR | Sportsnet, TVA Sports

*Sat 4/23, TBD:  NYR @ PIT | TBD

*Mon 4/25, TBD:  PIT @ NYR | TBD

*Wed 4/27, TBD:  NYR @ PIT | TBD

 

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Dallas Stars (C1) vs. Minnesota Wild (WC2)

Thu 4/14, 9:30pm: MIN @ DAL | NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports

Sat 4/16, 8pm: MIN @ DAL | NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Mon 4/18, 8:30pm: DAL @ MIN | CNBC, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Wed 4/20, 9:30pm: DAL @ MIN | NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports

*Fri 4/22, TBD:  MIN @ DAL | TBD

*Sun 4/24, TBD:  DAL @ MIN | TBD

*Tue 4/26, TBD:  MIN @ DAL | TBD

 

St. Louis Blues (C2) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (C3)

Wed 4/13, 9:30pm: CHI @ STL | NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports

Fri 4/15, 8pm: CHI @ STL | NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Sun 4/17, 3pm: STL @ CHI | NBC, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Tue 4/19, 9:30pm: STL @ CHI | NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

*Thu 4/21, TBD:  CHI @ STL | TBD

*Sat 4/23, TBD:  STL @ CHI | TBD

*Mon 4/25, TBD:  CHI @ STL | TBD

 

Anaheim Ducks (P1) vs. Nashville Predators (WC1)

Fri 4/15, 10:30pm: NSH @ ANA | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

Sun 4/17, 10:30pm: NSH @ ANA | NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports

Tue 4/19, 9:30pm: ANA @ NSH | USA, SN360, TVA Sports

Thu 4/21, 8pm: ANA @ NSH | CNBC, FX Canada, TVA Sports

*Sat 4/23, TBD:  NSH @ ANA | TBD

*Mon 4/25, TBD:  ANA @ NSH | TBD

*Wed 4/27, TBD:  NSH @ ANA | TBD

 

Los Angeles Kings (P2) vs. San Jose Sharks (P3)

Thu 4/14, 10:30pm: SJS @ LAK | CNBC, CBC, TVA Sports

Sat 4/16, 10:30pm: SJS @ LAK | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

Mon 4/18, 10:30pm: LAK @ SJS | NBCSN, CBC, TVA Sports

Wed 4/20, 10:30pm: LAK @ SJS | USA, CBC, TVA Sports

*Fri 4/22, TBD:  SJS @ LAK | TBD

*Sun 4/24, TBD:  LAK @ SJS | TBD

*Tue 4/26, TBD:  SJS @ LAK | TBD

 

*if necessary

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