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