NHL Playoffs 2012 Schedule: Start Times and Television Schedule for Every Machup in the First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs

The Vancouver Canucks enter the playoffs with the best record in the NHL.
The Vancouver Canucks enter the playoffs with the best record in the NHL. Reuters

The Stanley Cup Playoffs begin on Wednesday, April. 11.

Here is a list of all the matchups, start times, and television schedules for the entire first round, via nhl.com.

Eastern Conference

#1 New York Rangers vs. #8 Ottawa Senators

Thursday, April 12, 2012 7 p.m. Ottawa at NY Rangers NHL Network, CBC

Saturday April 14, 2012 7 p.m. Ottawa at NY Rangers NBC Sports Network, CBC

Monday, April 16, 2012 7:30 p.m. NY Rangers at Ottawa CBC, CNBC

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 7:30 p.m. NY Rangers at Ottawa CBC, CNBC

*Saturday, April 21, 2012 7 p.m. Ottawa at NY Rangers NBC Sports Network, CBC

*Monday, April 23, 2012 TBD NY Rangers at Ottawa TBD

*Thursday, April 26, 2012 TBD Ottawa at NY Rangers TBD

#2 Boston Bruins vs. #7 Washington Capitals

Thursday, April 12, 2012 7:30 p.m. Washington at Boston NBC Sports Network, CBC

Saturday, April 14, 2012 3 p.m. Washington at Boston NBC, CBC

Monday, April 16, 2012 7:30 p.m. Boston at Washington NBC Sports Network, CBC

Thursday, April 19, 2012 7:30 p.m. Boston at Washington NBC Sports Network, CBC

*Saturday, April 21, 2012 3 p.m. Washington at Boston NBC, CBC

*Sunday, April 22, 2012 TBD Boston at Washington TBD

*Wednesday, April 25, 2012 TBD Washington at Boston TBD

#3 Florida Panthers vs. #6 New Jersey Devils

Friday, April 13, 2012 7 p.m. New Jersey at Florida NHL Network, TSN

Sunday, April 15, 2012 7:30 p.m. New Jersey at Florida NBC Sports Network, TSN

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 7 p.m. Florida at New Jersey NHL Network, TSN

Thursday, April 19, 2012 7 p.m. Florida at New Jersey NHL Network, TSN

*Saturday, April 21, 2012 6:30 p.m. New Jersey at Florida NHL Network, TSN

*Tuesday, April 24, 2012 TBD Florida at New Jersey TBD

*Thursday, April 26, 2012 TBD New Jersey at Florida TBD

#4 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. #5 Philadelphia Flyers

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh NBC Sports Network, TSN

Friday, April 13, 2012 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh NBC Sports Network, TSN

Sunday, April 15, 2012 3 p.m. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia NBC, TSN

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 7:30 p.m. Pittsburgh at Philadelphia NBC Sports Network, TSN

*Friday, April 20, 2012 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh NBC Sports Network, TSN

*Sunday, April 22, 2012 TBD Pittsburgh at Philadelphia TBD

*Tuesday, April 24, 2012 TBD Philadelphia at Pittsburgh TBD

Western Conference

#1 Vancouver Canucks vs. #8 Los Angeles Kings

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 10:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Vancouver CBC, NBC Sports Network

Friday, April 13, 2012 10 p.m. Los Angeles at Vancouver CBC, NBC Sports Network

Sunday, April 15, 2012 10:30 p.m. Vancouver at Los Angeles NBC Sports Network, CBC

Wednesday, April 18, 2012 10 p.m. Vancouver at Los Angeles NBC Sports Network, CBC

*Sunday, April 22, 2012 TBD Los Angeles at Vancouver TBD

*Tuesday, April 24, 2012 TBD Vancouver at Los Angeles TBD

*Thursday, April 26, 2012 TBD Los Angeles at Vancouver TBD

#2 St. Louis Blues vs. #7 San Jose Sharks

Thursday, April 12, 2012 7:30 p.m. San Jose at St. Louis CNBC, TSN

Saturday, April 14, 2012 7:30 p.m. San Jose at St. Louis CNBC, TSN

Monday, April 16, 2012 10 p.m. St. Louis at San Jose NBC Sports Network, TSN

Thursday, April 19, 2012 10:30 p.m. St. Louis at San Jose NBC Sports Network, TSN

*Saturday, April 21, 2012 7:30 p.m. San Jose at St. Louis CNBC, TSN

*Monday, April 23, 2012 TBD St. Louis at San Jose TBD

*Wednesday, April 25, 2012 TBD San Jose at St. Louis TBD

#3 Chicago Blackhawks vs. #6 Phoenix Coyotes

Thursday, April 12, 2012 10 p.m. Chicago at Phoenix NBC Sports Network, TSN

Saturday, April 14, 2012 10 p.m. Chicago at Phoenix NBC Sports Network, TSN

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 9 p.m. Phoenix at Chicago CNBC, TSN

Thursday, April 19, 2012 8 p.m. Phoenix at Chicago CNBC, TSN

*Saturday, April 21, 2012 10 p.m. Chicago at Phoenix NBC Sports Network, TSN

*Monday, April 23, 2012 TBD Phoenix at Chicago TBD

*Wednesday, April 25, 2012 TBD Chicago at Phoenix TBD

#4 Nashville Predators vs. #5 Detroit Red Wings

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 8 p.m. Detroit at Nashville CNBC, CBC

Friday, April 13, 2012 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Nashville CNBC, CBC

Sunday, April 15, 2012 Noon Nashville at Detroit NBC, CBC

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 7:30 p.m. Nashville at Detroit NBC Sports Network, CBC

*Friday, April 20, 2012 8 p.m. Detroit at Nashville CNBC, CBC

*Sunday, April 22, 2012 TBD Nashville at Detroit TBD

*Tuesday, April 24, 2012 TBD Detroit at Nashville TBD

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