The National Hockey League announced today that the San Jose Sharks first-round playoff series against the Colorado Avalanche will begin on Wednesday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. PDT at HP Pavilion, with Game 2 occurring Friday, April 16 at HP Pavilion at 7:30 as well.
This will be the fourth Stanley Cup Playoffs meeting between the Sharks and the Avalanche. The teams previously met in the 1999 Western Conference Quarterfinals (Colorado def. San Jose, 4-2) and twice in the Western Conference Semi-Finals (2002: Colorado def. San Jose, 4-3 and 2004: San Jose def. Colorado, 4-2).
All San Jose Sharks playoff games can be heard on the 98.5 KFOX (KUFX-FM) and the San Jose Sharks Radio Network (the Sharks pre-game show will air live in its entirety on KFOX starting ½ hour before every game). A detailed local television schedule will be made available as soon as it’s completed.
Practices at Sharks Ice during the playoffs will be open to the media but will be CLOSED TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC.
Game Day Date Time (PDT) Location TV RADIO
1 Wed. April 14 7:30 p.m. HP Pavilion TBA 98.5 KFOX 2 Fri. April 16 7:30 p.m. HP Pavilion TBA 98.5 KFOX 3 Sun. April 18 6:30 p.m. Pepsi Center TBA 98.5 KFOX 4 Tues. April 20 7:00 p.m. Pepsi Center TBA 98.5 KFOX 5* Thurs. April 22 7:30 p.m. HP Pavilion TBA 98.5 KFOX 6* Sat. April 24 TBD Pepsi Center TBA 98.5 KFOX 7* Mon. April 26 TBD HP Pavilion TBA 98.5 KFOX