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2018 Stanley Cup Schedule

2018 Stanley Cup Schedule

2018 Stanley Cup Schedule

The Pittsburgh Penguins and Vegas Golden Knights will be looking to make history when the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs begin Wednesday.

The Penguins, who are trying to become the first team to win three straight Stanley Cup championships since the New York Islanders from 1980-83, will host the Philadelphia Flyers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference First Round at PPG Paints Arena (7 p.m. ET). The Golden Knights, who are looking to win the Cup in their inaugural season, play their first playoff game against the Los Angeles Kings at T-Mobile Arena (10 p.m. ET).

Here is the complete first-round schedule (All times ET, subject to change).

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Tampa Bay Lightning (A1) vs. New Jersey Devils (WC2)

Thursday, April 12, 7pm: Devils @ Lightning

Saturday, April 14, 3pm: Devils @ Lightning 

Monday, April 16, 7:30pm: Lightning @ Devils 

Wednesday, April 18, 7:30pm: Lightning @ Devils

Saturday, April 21, 3 p.m: Devils @ Lightning

*Monday, April 23, TBD: Lightning @ Devils

*Wednesday, April 25, TBD: Devils @ Lightning

 

Boston Bruins (A2) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (A3)

Thursday, April 12, 7pm: Maple Leafs @ Bruins

Saturday, April 14, 8pm: Maple Leafs @ Bruins

Monday, April 16, 7pm: Bruins @ Maple Leafs

Thursday, April 19, 7pm: Bruins @ Maple Leafs

Saturday, April 21, 8 p.m: Maple Leafs @ Bruins

*Monday, April 23, TBD: Bruins @ Maple Leafs

*Wednesday, April 25, TBD: Maple Leafs @ Bruins

 

Washington Capitals (M1) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (WC1)

Thursday, April 12, 7:30pm: Blue Jackets @ Capitals

Sunday, April 15, 7:30pm: Blue Jackets @ Capitals

Tuesday, April 17, 7:30pm: Capitals @ Blue Jackets

Thursday, April 19, 7:30pm: Capitals @ Blue Jackets

Saturday, April 21, 3 p.m: Blue Jackets @ Capitals

*Monday, April 23, TBD: Capitals @ Blue Jackets

*Wednesday, April 25, TBD: Blue Jackets @ Capital

 

Pittsburgh Penguins (M2) vs. Philadelphia Flyers (M3)

Wednesday, April 11, 7pm: Flyers @ Penguins

Friday, April 13, 7pm: Flyers @ Penguins

Sunday, April 15, 3pm: Penguins @ Flyers

Wednesday, April 18, 7pm: Penguins @ Flyers

Friday, April 20, 7pm: Flyers @ Penguins

Sunday, April 22, 3pm: Penguins @ Flyers

*Tuesday, April 24, TBD: Flyers @ Penguins

 

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Nashville Predators (C1) vs. Colorado Avalanche (WC2)

Thursday, April 12, 9:30pm: Avalanche @ Predators

Saturday, April 14, 3pm: Avalanche @ Predators

Monday, April 16, 10pm: Predators @ Avalanche

Wednesday, April 18, 10pm Predators @ Avalanche

Friday, April 20, 7:30pm: Avalanche @ Predators

Sunday, April 22, 7pm: Predators @ Avalanche

*Tuesday, April 24, TBD: Avalanche @ Predators

 

Winnipeg Jets (C2) vs. Minnesota Wild (C3)

Wednesday, April 11, 7pm: Wild @ Jets

Friday, April 13, 7:30pm: Wild @ Jets

Sunday, April 15, 7pm: Jets @ Wild

Tuesday, April 17, 8pm: Jets @ Wild

Friday, April 20, 7:30pm: Wild @ Jets

*Sunday, April 22, TBD: Jets @ Wild

*Wednesday, April 25, TBD: Wild @ Jets

 

Vegas Golden Knights (P1) vs. Los Angeles Kings (WC1)

Wednesday, April 11, 10pm: Kings @ Golden Knights

Friday, April 13, 10pm: Kings @ Golden Knights

Sunday, April 15, 10:30pm: Golden Knights @ Kings

Tuesday, April 17, 10:30pm: Golden Knights @ Kings

*Thursday, April 19, 10pm: Kings @ Golden Knights

*Saturday, April 21, TBD: Golden Knights @ Kings

*Monday, April 23, TBD: Kings @ Golden Knights

 

Anaheim Ducks (P2) vs. San Jose Sharks (P3)

Thursday, April 12, 10:30pm: Sharks @ Ducks

Saturday, April 14, 10:30pm: Sharks @ Ducks

Monday, April 16, 10:30pm: Ducks @ Sharks

Wednesday, April 18, 10:30pm: Ducks @ Sharks

Friday, April 20, 10:30pm: Sharks @ Ducks

*Sunday, April 22, TBD: Ducks @ Sharks

*Tuesday, April 24, TBD: Sharks @ Ducks

* if necessary
TBD – To Be Determined