NHL playoffs 2018: Bracket, second-round schedule, dates, TV times

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The second-round schedule of the 2018 NHL playoffs is lastly right here.

This yr’s chase for the Stanley Cup continues April 26 with a pair of collection openers. The 2-time defending champion Penguins journey to Washington, D.C., to rekindle their playoff rivalry with the Capitals, and the enlargement Golden Knights host the Sharks to start the subsequent chapter of their storybook run.

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On Friday, April 27, the Predators open their collection towards the Jets, two heavy Cup favorites and the prime two groups within the Western Convention. The ultimate Recreation 1 of the second spherical is about for Saturday, April 28, between the No. 1 seed Lightning and the winner of Recreation 7 between the Bruins and Maple Leafs.

The NHL launched the schedule earlier than Wednesday’s first-spherical conclusion. Extra particulars might be added when the complete schedule is revealed.

Under is an entire schedule of dates, times, broadcast and streaming info for every playoff group. Will probably be up to date all through the postseason.

Japanese Convention Western Convention Stanley Cup

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Second-spherical NHL playoff schedule, TV times

(All times Japanese; * If crucial)

Japanese Convention

Lightning (A1) vs. Bruins/Maple Leafs

Recreation 1: April 28 at Tampa Bay, three/eight p.m. (NBC, Sportsnet, fuboTV)

Capitals (M1) vs. Penguins (M2)

Recreation 1: April 26 at Washington, 7 p.m. (NBCSN, CBC, fuboTV)

Western Convention

Predators (C1) vs. Jets (C2)

Recreation 1: April 27 at Nashville, eight p.m. (NBCSN, CBC, fuboTV)

Golden Knights (P1) vs. Sharks (P3)

Recreation 1: April 26 at Vegas, 10 p.m. (NBCSN, CBC, Sportsnet, fuboTV)

First-spherical NHL playoff outcomes

Japanese Convention

Recreation 1: Lighting 5, Devils 2
Recreation 2: Lightning 5, Devils three
Recreation three: Devils 5, Lightning 2
Recreation four: Lightning three, Devils 1
Recreation 5: Lightning 2, Devils zero

Tampa Bay wins collection, four-1

Recreation 1: Bruins 5, Maple Leafs 1
Recreation 2: Bruins 7, Maple Leafs three
Recreation three: Maple Leafs four, Bruins 2
Recreation four: Bruins three, Maple Leafs 1
Recreation 5: Maple Leafs four, Bruins three
Recreation 6: Maple Leafs three, Bruins 1
Recreation 7: April 25 at Boston, 7:30 p.m. (NBCSN, CBC, fuboTV)

Recreation 1: Blue Jackets four, Capitals three (OT)
Recreation 2: Blue Jackets 5, Capitals four (OT)
Recreation three: Capitals three, Blue Jackets 2 (2OT)
Recreation four: Capitals four, Blue Jackets 1
Recreation 5: Capitals four, Blue Jackets three (OT)
Recreation 6: Capitals 6, Blue Jackets three

Washington wins collection, four-2

Recreation 1: Penguins 7, Flyers zero
Recreation 2: Flyers 5, Penguins 1
Recreation three: Penguins 5, Flyers 1
Recreation four: Penguins 5, Flyers zero
Recreation 5: Flyers four, Penguins 2
Recreation 6: Penguins eight, Flyers 5

Pittsburgh wins collection, four-2

Western Convention

Recreation 1: Predators 5, Avalanche 2
Recreation 2: Predators 5, Avalanche four
Recreation three: Avalanche 5, Predators three
Recreation four: Predators three, Avalanche 2
Recreation 5: Avalanche 2, Predators 1
Recreation 6: Predators 5, Avalanche zero

Nashville wins collection, four-2

Recreation 1: Jets three, Wild 2
Recreation 2: Jets four, Wild 1
Recreation three: Wild 6, Jets 2
Recreation four: Jets 2, Wild zero
Recreation 5: Jets 5, Wild zero

Winnipeg wins collection, four-1

Recreation 1: Golden Knights 1, Kings zero
Recreation 2: Golden Knights 2, Kings 1 (2OT)
Recreation three: Golden Knights three, Kings 2
Recreation four: Golden Knights 1, Kings zero

Vegas wins collection, four-zero

Recreation 1: Sharks three, Geese zero
Recreation 2: Sharks three, Geese 2
Recreation three: Sharks eight, Geese 1
Recreation four: Sharks 2, Geese 1

San Jose wins collection, four-zero