NHL Stanley Cup playoffs conference semifinals open Tuesday
The NHL Stanley Cup conference semifinals will open Tuesday night with a double-header.
Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinal between the Ottawa Senators and Pittsburgh Penguins will start at 7:30 p.m. That will be followed by Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinal between the California-rival San Jose Sharks and Los Angeles Kings at 10 p.m. Although it hasn't been officially announced, both games will be on NBC Sports Network and NBCSN HD.
Game 1 of the other Western semifinal, the Detroit Red Wings against the Chicago Blackhawks, will start at 8 p.m. Wednesday.
We will know the start date of the other Eastern semifinal after the conclusion of tonight's Game 7s in the Eastern quarterfinals. The Toronto Maple Leafs face the Boston Bruins, while the Washington Capitals host the New York Rangers.
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