The NHL announced two possible schedules for the second round of the 2010 Stanley Cup Playoffs today, contingent on the winner of tonight’s matchup between the Washington Capitals and the Montreal Canadiens.
The schedule for the Detroit Red Wings and the San Jose Sharks is virtually set in stone, though the start time of a possible Game Seven is not yet determined. The start time of a possible Game Five set for 10:00 if the Capitals win and 10:30 if the Canadiens advance.
The Red Wings and Sharks will start things off on Thursday night in San Jose before taking two nights off while the HP Pavilion is used for a pair of concerts. The rest of the series will be played on an every-other night schedule.
The full schedule is as follows (all times Eastern):
April 29 – @ San Jose – 9:00
May 2 – @ San Jose – 8:00
May 4 – @ Detroit – 7:30
May 6 – @ Detroit – 7:30
May 8 – @ San Jose – 10:00 or 10:30
May 10 – @ Detroit – 7:30
May 12 – @ San Jose- TBD