NHL Playoffs 2019 First-Round TV Schedule

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NBCUniversal networks air national TV playoff coverage on NBC, NBCSN, CNBC and USA Network and can be streamed online and on the NBC Sports app. Additional games air on NHL Network and on regional sports networks in the teams' local media markets.

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NHL PLAYOFFS 2019 FIRST-ROUND TV SCHEDULE

All Times Eastern. If a regional sports network telecast is available, the national TV telecast will be blacked out in local markets. Game times and TV networks for series Games 5-7 to be announced.

*If Necessary.

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Tampa Bay Lightning (1) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (WC2)
Game 1: Wednesday, April 10: Columbus at Tampa Bay, 7pm, USA Network, SUN, FS-O
Game 2: Friday, April 12: Columbus at Tampa Bay, 7pm, CNBC, SUN, FS-O
Game 3: Sunday, April 14: Tampa Bay at Columbus, 7pm, NBCSN, FS-O, SUN
Game 4: Tuesday, April 16: Tampa Bay at Columbus, 7pm, CNBC, FS-O, SUN
Game 5*: Friday, April 19: Columbus at Tampa Bay, TBD
Game 6*: Sunday, April 21: Tampa Bay at Columbus, TBD
Game 7*: Tuesday, April 23: Columbus at Tampa Bay, TBD

Boston Bruins (2) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (3)
Game 1: Thursday, April 11: Toronto at Boston, 7pm, NBCSN, NESN
Game 2: Saturday, April 13: Toronto at Boston, 8pm, NBC
Game 3: Monday, April 15: Boston at Toronto, 7pm, NBCSN, NESN
Game 4: Wednesday, April 17: Boston at Toronto, 7pm, NBCSN, NESN
Game 5*: Friday, April 19: Toronto at Boston, TBD
Game 6*: Sunday, April 21: Boston at Toronto, TBD
Game 7*: Tuesday, April 23: Toronto at Boston, TBD

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Washington Capitals (1) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (WC1)
Game 1: Thursday, April 11: Carolina at Washington, 7:30pm, USA Network, NBCSWA, FS-CR
Game 2: Saturday, April 13: Carolina at Washington, 3pm, NBC
Game 3: Monday, April 15: Washington at Carolina, 7pm, CNBC, NBCSWA, FS-CR
Game 4: Thursday, April 18: Washington at Carolina, 7pm, NBCSWA, FS-CR
Game 5*: Saturday, April 20: Carolina at Washington, TBD
Game 6*: Monday, April 22: Washington at Carolina, TBD
Game 7*: Wednesday, April 24: Carolina at Washington, TBD

New York Islanders (2) vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (3)
Game 1: Wednesday, April 10: Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, 7:30pm, NBCSN, MSG+, ATTSN-PT
Game 2: Friday, April 12: Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, 7:30pm, NBCSN, MSG, MSG+, ATTSN-PT
Game 3: Sunday, April 14: N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, 12pm, NBC
Game 4: Tuesday, April 16: N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, 7:30pm, NBCSN, ATTSN-PT, MSG, MSG+
Game 5*: Thursday, April 18: Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, TBD
Game 6*: Saturday, April 20: N.Y. Islanders at Pittsburgh, TBD
Game 7*: Monday, April 22: Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders, TBD

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WESTERN CONFERENCE

Nashville Predators (1) vs. Dallas Stars (WC2)
Game 1: Wednesday, April 10: Dallas at Nashville, 9:30pm, USA Network, FS-TN, FS-SW
Game 2: Saturday, April 13: Dallas at Nashville, 6pm, CNBC, FS-TN, FS-SW
Game 3: Monday, April 15: Nashville at Dallas, 9:30pm, NBCSN, FS-TN, FS-SW
Game 4: Wednesday, April 17: Nashville at Dallas, 8pm, USA Network, FS-TN, FS-SW
Game 5*: Saturday, April 20: Dallas at Nashville, TBD
Game 6*: Monday, April 22: Nashville at Dallas, TBD
Game 7*: Wednesday, April 24: Dallas at Nashville, TBD

Winnipeg Jets (2) vs. St. Louis Blues (3)
Game 1: Wednesday, April 10: St. Louis at Winnipeg, 8pm, NHL Network, FS-MW
Game 2: Friday, April 12: St. Louis at Winnipeg, 9:30pm, CNBC, FS-MW
Game 3: Sunday, April 14: Winnipeg at St. Louis, 7:30pm, CNBC, FS-MW
Game 4: Tuesday, April 16: Winnipeg at St. Louis, 9:30pm, CNBC, FS-MW
Game 5*: Thursday, April 18: St. Louis at Winnipeg, TBD
Game 6*: Saturday, April 20: Winnipeg at St. Louis, TBD
Game 7*: Monday, April 22: St. Louis at Winnipeg, TBD

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Calgary Flames (1) vs. Colorado Avalanche (WC1)
Game 1: Thursday, April 11: Colorado at Calgary, 10pm, NBCSN, ALT
Game 2: Saturday, April 13: Colorado at Calgary, 10:30pm, NBCSN, ALT
Game 3: Monday, April 15: Calgary at Colorado, 10pm, CNBC, ALT
Game 4: Wednesday, April 17: Calgary at Colorado, 10pm, NBCSN, ALT
Game 5*: Friday, April 19: Colorado at Calgary, TBD
Game 6*: Sunday, April 21: Calgary at Colorado, TBD
Game 7*: Tuesday, April 23: Colorado at Calgary, TBD

San Jose Sharks (2) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (3)
Game 1: Wednesday, April 10: Vegas at San Jose, 10:30pm, NBCSN, NBCSCA, ATTSN-RM
Game 2: Friday, April 12: Vegas at San Jose, 10:30pm, NBCSN, NBCSCA, ATTSN-RM
Game 3: Sunday, April 14: San Jose at Vegas, 10pm, NBCSN, NBCSCA, ATTSN-RM
Game 4: Tuesday, April 16: San Jose at Vegas, 10:30pm, NBCSN, NBCSCA, ATTSN-RM
Game 5*: Thursday, April 18: Vegas at San Jose, TBD
Game 6*: Sunday, April 21: San Jose at Vegas, TBD
Game 7*: Tuesday, April 23: Vegas at San Jose, TBD