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2013 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs 1st Round TV Schedule

It’s the greatest time of year for us hockey fans.  The Stanley Cup playoffs are finally here and after enduring that painful lockout that brought shades of doubt that we might not get to see a team hoist Lord Stanley’s mug, at long last we get set for the opening round of the postseason.

Everyone here at Too Many Men are committed to providing you the most up to date coverage of all things related to the playoffs and that includes the TV schedule.  Below we have a listing of both the Eastern and Western Conference matchups, dates and of course the broadcast listing so you know where you can find your favorite team courtesy of NHL.com.

Eastern Conference Quarterfinals:

Series A

#1 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. #8 New York Islanders (all times EST)

Game 1 – Wednesday, May 1 – 7:30 pm   Islanders at Penguins – NBC Sports Network, TSN

Game 2 – Friday, May 3 – 7:30 pm   Islanders at Penguins – NBC Sports Netowrk, TSN

Game 3 – Sunday, May 5 – 12:00 pm  Penguins at Islanders – NBC, TSN

Game 4 – Tuesday, May 7 – 7:00 pm   Penguins at Islanders – NBC Sports Network, TSN

* Game 5 – Thursday, May 9 – 7:00 pm   Islanders at Penguins – TSN

* Game 6 – Saturday, May 11 – TBD   Penguins at Islanders – TSN

* Game 7 – Sunday, May 12 – TBD   Islanders at Penguins – TSN

 

Series B

#2 Montreal Canadiens vs. #7 Ottawa Senators

Game 1 – Thursday, May 2 – 7:00 pm   Senators at Canadiens - CNBC, CBC, RDS

Game 2 – Friday, May 3 – 7:00 pm    Senators at Canadiens - CNBC, CBC, RDS

Game 3 – Sunday, May 5 – 7:00 pm   Canadiens at Senators - NBCSN, CBC, RDS

Game 4 – Tuesday, May 7 – 7:00 pm   Canadiens at Senators - CNBC, CBC, RDS

*  Game 5 – Thursday, May 9 – 7:00 pm   Senators at Canadiens – CBC, RDS

* Game 6 – Saturday, May 11 – TBD    Canadiens at Senators – CBC, RDS

* Game 7 – Sunday, May 12 – TBD   Senators at Canadiens – CBC, RDS

 

Series C

#3 Washington Capitals vs. #6 New York Rangers

Game 1 – Thursday, May 2 – 7:30 pm  Rangers at Capitals – NBCSN, TSN

Game 2 – Saturday, May 4 – 12:30 pm   Rangers at Capitals – NBC, TSN

Game 3 – Monday, May 6 – 7:30 pm   Capitals at Rangers – NBCSN, TSN

Game 4 – Wednesday, May 8 – 7:30 pm   Capitals at Rangers – NBCSN, TSN

*Game 5 – Friday, May 10 – 7:30 pm   Rangers at Capitals – TSN

*Game 6 – Sunday, May 12 – TBD   Capitals at Rangers – TSN

* Game 7 – Monday, May 13 – TBD  Rangers at Capitals – TSN

 

Series D

#4 Boston Bruins vs. #5 Toronto Maple Leafs

Game 1 – Wednesday, May 1 – 7:00 pm  Leafs at Bruins – CNBC, CBC, RDS

Game 2 – Saturday, May 4 – 7:00 pm  Leafs at Bruins – CNBC, CBC, RDS

Game 3 – Monday, May 6 – 7:00 pm  Bruins at Leafs – NHLN-US, CBC, RDS

Game 4 – Wednesday, May 8 – 7:00 pm  Bruins at Leafs – NHLN-US, CBC, RDS

* Game 5 – Friday, May 10 – 7:00 pm  Leafs at Bruins – CBC, RDS

* Game 6 – Sunday, May 12 – TBD  Bruins at Leafs – CBC, RDS

* Game 7 – Monday, May 13 – TBD  Leafs at Bruins – CBC, RDS

 

Western Conference Quarterfinals

Series E

#1 Chicago Blackhawks vs. #8 Minnesota Wild

Game 1 – Tuesday, April 30 – 8:00 pm  Wild at Hawks – NBCSN, CBC

Game 2 – Friday, May 3 – 9:30 pm  Wild at Hawks – NBCSN, CBC

Game 3 – Sunday, May 5 – 3:00 pm  Hawks at Wild – NBC, CBC

Game 4 – Tuesday, May 7 – 9:30 pm  Hawks at Wild – NBCSN, CBC

* Game 5 – Thursday, May 9 – TBD  Wild at Hawks – CBC

* Game 6 – Saturday, May 11 – TBD  Hawks at Wild – CBC

* Game 7 – Sunday, May 12 – TBD  Wild at Hawks – CBC

 

Series F

#2 Anaheim Ducks vs. #7 Detroit Red Wings

Game 1 – Tuesday, April 30 – 10:30 pm   Wings at Ducks – NBCSN, TSN

Game 2 – Thursday, May 2 – 10:00 pm   Wings at Ducks – NBCSN, TSN

Game 3 – Saturday, May 4 – 7:30 pm  Ducks at Wings – NBCSN, TSN

Game 4 – Monday, May 6 – 8:00 pm  Ducks at Wings – CNBC, TSN

* Game 5 – Wednesday, May 8 – 10:00 pm  Wings at Ducks – TSN

* Game 6 – Friday, May 10 – TBD  Ducks at Wings – TSN

* Game 7 – Sunday, May 12 – TBD  Wings at Ducks – TSN

 

Series G

#3 Vancouver Canucks vs. #6 San Jose Sharks

Game 1 – Wednesday, May 1 – 10:30 pm   Sharks at Canucks – NBCSN, TSN

Game 2 – Friday, May 3 – 10:00 pm   Sharks at Canucks – CNBC, TSN

Game 3 – Sunday, May 5 – 10:00 pm   Canucks at Sharks – NBCSN, TSN

Game 4 – Tuesday, May 7 – 10:00 pm   Canucks at Sharks – CNBC, TSN

* Game 5 – Thursday, May 9 – 10:00 pm   Sharks at Canucks – TSN

* Game 6 – Saturday, May 11 – TBD   Canucks at Sharks – TSN

* Game 7 – Monday, May 13 – TBD   Sharks at Canucks – TSN

 

Series H

#4 St. Louis Blues vs. #5 Los Angeles Kings

Game 1 – Tuesday, April 30 – 8:00 pm   Kings at Blues – CNBC, CBC

Game 2 – Thursday, May 2 – 9:30 pm   Kings at Blues – CNBC, CBC

Game 3 – Saturday, May 4 – 10:00 pm   Blues at Kings – NBCSN, CBC

Game 4 – Monday, May 6 – 10:00 pm   Blues at Kings – NBCSN, CBC

* Game 5 – Wednesday, May 8 – TBD   Kings at Blues – CBC

* Game 6 – Friday, May 10 – TBD   Blues at Kings – CBC

* Game 7 – Monday, May 13 – TBD   Kings at Blues – CBC

 

* denotes if necessary

Can the Kings repeat?  Will the Penguins and Blackhawks live up to the regular season hype?  Which team will provide the biggest upset this year?

So many questions and we are about to begin the incredible journey that will answer them all and then some.  The hardest trophy to win in professional sports is the Stanley Cup and the quest to be crowned champions begins tomorrow night!

 

Topics: Anaheim Ducks, Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota Wild, Montreal Canadiens, New York Islanders, New York Rangers, NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, Ottawa Senators, Pittsburgh Penguins, San Jose Sharks, St.Louis Blues, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals

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