2011 NHL playoffs first round TV schedule

The 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs begin Wednesday, April 13, with conference quarterfinal action. Versus carries Phoenix at Detroit at 7pm ET, with bonus coverage of the New York Rangers at Washington, followed by Chicago at Vancouver at 10pm ET. NBC’s coverage starts Saturday, April 16, with Phoenix at Detroit at 3pm ET. Full U.S. national TV schedule below (check back for updates):

2011 NHL Playoffs Conference Quarterfinals Schedule

(All times Eastern; subject to change)

EASTERN CONFERENCE

#1 Washington Capitals vs. #8 New York Rangers
Game 1 – Washington 2, N.Y. Rangers 1 (OT)
Game 2 – Washington 2, N.Y. Rangers 0
Game 3 – N.Y. Rangers 3, Washington 2
Game 4 – Washington 4, N.Y. Rangers 3 (SO)
Game 5 – Washington 4, N.Y. Rangers 3 (2OT)
Washington wins series 4-1

#2 Philadelphia Flyers vs. #7 Buffalo Sabres
Game 1 – Buffalo 1, Philadelphia 0
Game 2 – Philadelphia 5, Buffalo 4
Game 3 – Philadelphia 4, Buffalo 2
Game 4 – Buffalo 1, Philadelphia 0
Game 5 – Buffalo 4, Philadelphia 3
Game 6 – Philadelphia 5, Buffalo 4 (OT)
Game 7 – Philadelphia 5, Buffalo 2

Philadelphia wins series 4-3

#3 Boston Bruins vs. #6 Montreal Canadiens
Game 1 – Montreal 2, Boston 0
Game 2 – Montreal 3, Boston 1
Game 3 – Boston 4, Montreal 2
Game 4 – Boston 5, Montreal 4 (OT)
Game 5 – Boston 2, Montreal 1 (2OT)
Game 6 – Montreal 2, Boston 1
Game 7 – Boston 4, Montreal 3 (OT)

Boston wins series 4-3

#4 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. #5 Tampa Bay Lightning
Game 1 – Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 0
Game 2 – Tampa Bay 5, Pittsburgh 1
Game 3 – Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 2
Game 4 – Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 2 (SO)
Game 5 – Tampa Bay 8, Pittsburgh 2
Game 6 – Tampa Bay 4, Pittsburgh 2
Game 7 – Tampa Bay 1, Pittsburgh 0

Tampa Bay wins series 4-3

WESTERN CONFERENCE

#1 Vancouver Canucks vs. #8 Chicago Blackhawks
Game 1 – Vancouver 2, Chicago 0
Game 2 – Vancouver 4, Chicago 3
Game 3 – Vancouver 3, Chicago 2
Game 4 – Chicago 7, Vancouver 2
Game 5 – Chicago 5, Vancouver 0
Game 6 – Chicago 4, Vancouver 3 (OT)
Game 7 – Vancouver 2, Chicago 1 (OT)

Vancouver wins series 4-3

#2 San Jose Sharks vs. #7 Los Angeles Kings
Game 1 – San Jose 3, Los Angeles 2 (OT)
Game 2 – Los Angeles 4, San Jose 0
Game 3 – San Jose 6, Los Angeles 5 (OT)
Game 4 – San Jose 6, Los Angeles 3
Game 5 – Los Angeles 3, San Jose 1
Game 6 – San Jose 4, Los Angeles 3
San Jose wins series 4-2

#3 Detroit Red Wings vs. #6 Phoenix Coyotes
Game 1 – Detroit 4, Phoenix 2
Game 2 – Detroit 4, Phoenix 3
Game 3 – Detroit 4, Phoenix 2
Game 4 – Detroit 6, Phoenix 3
Detroit Wins Series 4-0

#4 Anaheim Ducks vs. #5 Nashville Predators
Game 1 – Nashville 4, Anaheim 1
Game 2 – Anaheim 5, Nashville 3
Game 3 – Nashville 4, Anaheim 3
Game 4 – Anaheim 6, Nashville 3
Game 5 – Nashville 4, Anaheim 3 (OT)
Game 6 – Nashville 4, Anaheim 2
Nashville wins series 4-2

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