BOSTON (CBS) — The NHL Playoffs begin on Wednesday, but the top-seeded Boston Bruins will have to wait a couple extra days to get their first-round series against the Detroit Red Wings underway.
The NHL released their playoff schedule, and the Bruins-Red Wings series won’t begin until Friday evening at the TD Garden. Game 2 of the series will be Sunday afternoon at 3pm.
Here is the full schedule for the first-round series:
Game 1: Friday, April 18 at 7:30 pm | TD Garden | NBC Sports
Game 2: Sunday, April 20 at 3 pm | TD Garden | NBC
Game 3: Tuesday, April 22 at 7:30 pm | Joe Louis Arena | NBC Sports
Game 4: Thursday, April 24 at 8 pm | Joe Louis Arena | NBC Sports
*Game 5: Saturday, April 26 at 3 pm | TD Garden | NBC Sports
*Game 6: Monday, April 28 at TBD | Joe Louis Arena | TBD
*Game 7: Wednesday, April 30 at TBD | TD Garden | TBD
* if necessary
Detroit took three of the four regular season matchups between the two teams, outscoring Boston 13-9.
Every game of the Bruins postseason can be heard on 98.5 The Sports Hub, the flagship station of the Boston Bruins.
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