Flyers first-round schedule released

The Atlantic Division champion Philadelphia Flyers will take on the Buffalo Sabres beyond the regular season for the first time since 2006, and for the ninth time overall.

Just a few minutes ago, the NHL set the schedules for all eight of its opening-round best-of-seven series.

Game 1 Thu., April 14 at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.                 CSN

Game 2 Sat., April 16 at Philadelphia, 5 p.m.                          CSN

Game 3 Mon., April 18 at Buffalo, 7 p.m.                                  CSN

Game 4 Wed., April 20 at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.                          CSN

* Game 5 Fri., April 22 at Philadelphia, 7:30 p.m.               CSN

* Game 6 Sun., April 24 at Buffalo, 3 p.m.                                NBC

* Game 7 Tues., April 26 at Philadelphia, TBD                       CSN

* If necessary