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NHL playoff schedule 2014: Dates, Times & TV Coverage for all 8 series in the First Round

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Bruce Bennett

Sure, the Nashville Predators will watch the 2014 NHL Playoffs from the sidelines, but that allows us to soak in the greatest post-season in professional sports without having to live or die with each result, right?

I'll have separate posts with odds and a poll so we can pick the winners & losers ahead of time, but for now, here's your schedule for the Conference Quarterfinals which begin on Wednesday. Which series are you most looking forward to?

Detroit Red Wings vs. Boston Bruins

Game Date Time (ET) Eastern Conference First Round National TV
1 Fri, Apr 18 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Boston NBCSN, TSN
2 Sun, Apr 20 3 p.m. Detroit at Boston NBC, TSN
3 Tue, Apr 22 7:30 p.m. Boston at Detroit NBCSN, TSN
4 Thu, Apr 24 8 p.m. Boston at Detroit NBCSN, TSN
5* Sat, Apr 26 3 p.m. Detroit at Boston NBC, TSN
6* Mon, Apr 28 TBD Boston at Detroit TSN
7* Wed, Apr 30 TBD Detroit at Boston TSN

Montreal Canadiens vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Game Date Time (ET) Eastern Conference First Round National TV
1 Wed, Apr 16 7 p.m. Montreal at Tampa Bay CBC, RDS, CNBC
2 Fri, Apr 18 7 p.m. Montreal at Tampa Bay CBC, RDS, CNBC
3 Sun, Apr 20 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at Montreal CBC, RDS, NBCSN
4 Tue, Apr 22 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at Montreal CBC, RDS, NHLN U.S.
5* Thu, Apr 24 7 p.m. Montreal at Tampa Bay CBC, RDS, CNBC
6* Sun, Apr 27 TBD Tampa Bay at Montreal CBC, RDS, NBCSN
7* Tue, Apr 29 TBD Montreal at Tampa Bay CBC, RDS

Columbus Blue Jackets vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Game Date Time (ET) Eastern Conference First Round National TV
1 Wed, Apr 16 7:30 p.m. Columbus at Pittsburgh NBCSN, CBC
2 Sat, Apr 19 7 p.m. Columbus at Pittsburgh NBCSN, CBC
3 Mon, Apr 21 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Columbus NBCSN, CBC
4 Wed, Apr 23 7 p.m. Pittsburgh at Columbus NBCSN, CBC
5* Sat, Apr 26 TBD Columbus at Pittsburgh CBC
6* Mon, Apr 28 TBD Pittsburgh at Columbus CBC
7* Wed, Apr 30 TBD Columbus at Pittsburgh CBC

Philadelphia Flyers vs. New York Rangers

Game Date Time (ET) Eastern Conference First Round National TV
1 Thu, Apr 17 7 p.m. Philadelphia at NY Rangers CNBC, TSN
2 Sun, Apr 20 Noon Philadelphia at NY Rangers NBC, TSN
3 Tue, Apr 22 8 p.m. NY Rangers at Philadelphia CNBC, TSN
4 Fri, Apr 25 7 p.m. NY Rangers at Philadelphia CNBC, TSN
5* Sun, Apr 27 Noon Philadelphia at NY Rangers NBC, TSN
6* Tue, Apr 29 TBD NY Rangers at Philadelphia TSN
7* Wed, Apr 30 TBD Philadelphia at NY Rangers TSN

Minnesota Wild vs. Colorado Avalanche

Game Date Time (ET) Western Conference First Round National TV
1 Thu, Apr 17 9:30 p.m. Minnesota at Colorado CNBC, TSN
2 Sat, Apr 19 9:30 p.m. Minnesota at Colorado NBCSN, TSN
3 Mon, Apr 21 7 p.m. Colorado at Minnesota NHLN U.S., TSN
4 Thu, Apr 24 9:30 p.m. Colorado at Minnesota CNBC, TSN2
5* Sat, Apr 26 TBD Minnesota at Colorado TSN
6* Mon, Apr 28 TBD Colorado at Minnesota TSN
7* Wed, Apr 30 TBD Minnesota at Colorado TSN

Chicago Blackhawks vs. St. Louis Blues

Game Date Time (ET) Western Conference First Round National TV
1 Thu, Apr 17 8 p.m. Chicago at St. Louis NBCSN, CBC
2 Sat, Apr 19 3 p.m. Chicago at St. Louis NBC, CBC
3 Mon, Apr 21 8:30 p.m. St. Louis at Chicago CNBC, CBC
4 Wed, Apr 23 9:30 p.m. St. Louis at Chicago NBCSN, CBC
5* Fri, Apr 25 8 p.m. Chicago at St. Louis NBCSN, CBC
6* Sun, Apr 27 3 p.m. St. Louis at Chicago NBC, CBC
7* Tue, Apr 29 TBD Chicago at St. Louis CBC

Dallas Stars vs. Anaheim Ducks

Game Date Time (ET) Western Conference First Round National TV
1 Wed, Apr 16 10 p.m. Dallas at Anaheim NBCSN, TSN
2 Fri, Apr 18 10 p.m. Dallas at Anaheim NBCSN, TSN
3 Mon, Apr 21 9:30 p.m. Anaheim at Dallas NBCSN, TSN
4 Wed, Apr 23 8 p.m. Anaheim at Dallas CNBC, TSN
5* Fri, Apr 25 10:30 p.m. Dallas at Anaheim NBCSN, TSN
6* Sun, Apr 27 TBD Anaheim at Dallas TSN
7* Tue, Apr 29 TBD Dallas at Anaheim TSN

Los Angeles Kings vs. San Jose Sharks

Game Date Time (ET) Western Conference First Round National TV
1 Thu, Apr 17 10:30 p.m. Los Angeles at San Jose NBCSN, CBC
2 Sun, Apr 20 10 p.m. Los Angeles at San Jose NBCSN, CBC
3 Tue, Apr 22 10 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles NBCSN, CBC
4 Thu, Apr 24 10:30 p.m. San Jose at Los Angeles NBCSN, CBC
5* Sat, Apr 26 TBD Los Angeles at San Jose NBCSN, CBC
6* Mon, Apr 28 TBD San Jose at Los Angeles CBC
7* Wed, Apr 30 TBD Los Angeles at San Jose CBC