SAINT PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild will face the St. Louis Blues in the First Round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, beginning Wednesday, April 12 at 8:30 p.m. (CT) at Xcel Energy Center. Minnesota will host Game 2 at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 14. Games 3 and 4 will be played in St. Louis on Sunday, April 16 and Wednesday, April 19. Minnesota will also host Games 5 and 7, if necessary, on Saturday, April 22 and Wednesday, April 26. Start times for Games 5-7 of the series are TBD.
Minnesota Wild First Round Playoff Schedule vs. St. Louis Blues (all times Central)
- Game 1 -- Wednesday, April 12, St. Louis at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m.
- Game 2 -- Friday, April 14, St. Louis at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
- Game 3 -- Sunday, April 16, Minnesota at St. Louis, 2 p.m.
- Game 4 -- Wednesday, April 19, Minnesota at St. Louis, 8:30 p.m.
- Game 5 -- Saturday, April 22, St. Louis at Minnesota, TBD (if necessary)
- Game 6 -- Monday, April 24, Minnesota at St. Louis, TBD (if necessary)
- Game 7 -- Wednesday, April 26, St. Louis at Minnesota, TBD (if necessary)
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Information about special events and pregame festivities related to the playoffs along with a local television schedule will be announced soon. All games will be broadcast on KFAN 100.3 FM. Official Stanley Cup Playoff merchandise is available at all three Hockey Lodge locations and online at stateofhockeystore.com. The 2017 Minnesota Wild playoff presenting partners are Xcel Energy, SuperAmerica, Wells Fargo and Treasure Island Resort and Casino.