NHL first-round playoff schedule

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NHL first-round playoff schedule, with TV coverage. All times Eastern.

EASTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
No. 1 Pittsburgh vs. No. 8 N.Y. Islanders
Wednesday, May 1, 7:30 p.m., N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, NBC Sports Network, TSN
Friday, May 3, 7 p.m., N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, NBC Sports Network, TSN
Sunday, May 5, Noon, Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, NBC, TSN
Tuesday, May 7, 7 p.m., Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, NBC Sports Network, TSN
*Thursday, May 9, 7 p.m., N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, TSN
*Saturday, May 11, TBD, Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, TSN
*Sunday, May 12, TBD, N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, TSN

No. 2 Montreal vs. No. 7 Ottawa
Thursday, May 2, 7 p.m., Ottawa at Montreal, CBC, RDS, CNBC
Friday, May 3, 7 p.m., Ottawa at Montreal, CBC, RDS, CNBC
Sunday, May 5, 7 p.m., Montreal at Ottawa, CBC, RDS, NBC Sports Network
Tuesday, May 7, 7 p.m., Montreal at Ottawa, CBC, RDS, CNBC
*Thursday, May 9, 7 p.m., Ottawa at Montreal, CBC, RDS
*Saturday, May 11, TBD, Montreal at Ottawa, CBC, RDS
*Sunday, May 12, TBD, Ottawa at Montreal, CBC, RDS

No. 3 Washington vs. No. 6 N.Y. Rangers
Thursday, May 2, 7:30 p.m., N.Y. Rangers at Washington, NBC Sports Network, TSN
Saturday, May 4, 12:30 p.m., N.Y. Rangers at Washington, NBC, TSN
Monday, May 6, 7:30 p.m., Washington at N.Y. Rangers, NBC Sports Network, TSN
Wednesday, May 8, 7:30 p.m., Washington at N.Y. Rangers, NBC Sports Network, TSN
*Friday, May 10, 7:30 p.m., N.Y. Rangers at Washington, TSN
*Sunday, May 12, TBD, Washington at N.Y. Rangers, TSN
*Monday, May 13, TBD, N.Y. Rangers at Washington, TSN

No. 4 Boston vs. No. 5 Toronto
Wednesday, May 1, 7 p.m., Toronto at Boston, CNBC, CBC, RDS
Saturday, May 4, 7 p.m., Toronto at Boston, CNBC, CBC, RDS
Monday, May 6, 7 p.m., Boston at Toronto, CBC, RDS, NHL Network U.S.
Wednesday, May 8, 7 p.m., Boston at Toronto, CBC, RDS, NHL Network U.S.
*Friday, May 10, 7 p.m., Toronto at Boston, CBC, RDS
*Sunday, May 12, TBD, Boston at Toronto, CBC, RDS
*Monday, May 13, TBD, Toronto at Boston, CBC, RDS

WESTERN CONFERENCE QUARTERFINALS
No. 1 Chicago vs. No. 8 Minnesota
Tuesday, April 30, 8 p.m., Minnesota at Chicago, NBC Sports Network, CBC
Friday, May 3, 9:30 p.m., Minnesota at Chicago, NBC Sports Network, CBC
Sunday, May 5, 3 p.m., Chicago at Minnesota, NBC, CBC
Tuesday, May 7, 9:30 p.m., Chicago at Minnesota, NBC Sports Network, CBC
*Thursday, May 9, TBD, Minnesota at Chicago, CBC
*Saturday, May 11, TBD, Chicago at Minnesota, CBC
*Sunday, May 12, TBD, Minnesota at Chicago, CBC

No. 2 Anaheim vs. No. 7 Detroit
Tuesday, April 30, 10:30 p.m., Detroit at Anaheim, NBC Sports Network, TSN
Thursday, May 2, 10 p.m., Detroit at Anaheim, NBC Sports Network, TSN
Saturday, May 4, 7:30 p.m., Anaheim at Detroit, NBC Sports Network, TSN
Monday, May 6, 8 p.m., Anaheim at Detroit, CNBC, TSN
*Wednesday, May 8, 10 p.m., Detroit at Anaheim, TSN
*Friday, May 10, TBD, Anaheim at Detroit, TSN
*Sunday, May 12, TBD, Detroit at Anaheim, TSN

No. 3 Vancouver vs. No. 6 San Jose
Wednesday, May 1, 10:30 p.m., San Jose at Vancouver, TSN, NBC Sports Network
Friday, May 3, 10 p.m., San Jose at Vancouver, TSN, CNBC
Sunday, May 5, 10 p.m., Vancouver at San Jose, NBC Sports Network, TSN
Tuesday, May 7, 10 p.m., Vancouver at San Jose, CNBC, TSN
*Thursday, May 9, 10 p.m., San Jose at Vancouver, TSN
*Saturday, May 11, TBD, Vancouver at San Jose, TSN
*Monday, May 13, TBD, San Jose at Vancouver, TSN

No. 4 St. Louis vs. No. 5 Los Angeles
Tuesday, April 30, 8 p.m., Los Angeles at St. Louis, CNBC, CBC
Thursday, May 2, 9:30 p.m., Los Angeles at St. Louis, CNBC, CBC
Saturday, May 4, 10 p.m., St. Louis at Los Angeles, NBC Sports Network, CBC
Monday, May 6, 10 p.m., St. Louis at Los Angeles, NBC Sports Network, CBC
*Wednesday, May 8, TBD, Los Angeles at St. Louis, CBC
*Friday, May 10, TBD, St. Louis at Los Angeles, CBC
*Monday, May 13, TBD, Los Angeles at St. Louis, CBC

* if necessary
TBD -- To Be Determined