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Open Thread: Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round

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Chat about the first round of the playoffs and anything else hockey related

NHL: APR 14 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round - Sharks at Golden Knights Photo by Jeff Speer/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

The ‘official’ First Round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is underway and what a way to start it off yesterday with a 5OT game!

All Eastern Conference games are being played at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto with Western Conference games at Rogers Place in Edmonton.

EASTERN CONFERENCE

Philadelphia Flyers (1) vs. Montreal Canadiens (8)

Game 1: Philadelphia Flyers 2, Montreal Canadiens 1
Game 2: Montreal Canadiens 5, Philadelphia Flyers 0
Game 3: Philadelphia Flyers 1, Montreal Canadiens 0
Game 4: Philadelphia Flyers 2, Montreal Canadiens 0
*Wednesday, Aug. 19, 8pm: Canadiens @ Flyers | TBD
*Friday, Aug. 21, TBD: Flyers @ Canadiens | TBD
*Sunday, Aug. 23, TBD: Canadiens @ Flyers | TBD

Tampa Bay Lightning (2) vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (7)

Game 1: Lightning 3, Blue Jackets 2 (5OT)
Game 2: Blue Jackets 3, Lightning 1
Game 3: Lightning 3, Blue Jackets 2
Game 4: Lightning 2, Blue Jackets 1
*Wednesday, Aug. 19, 12pm: Blue Jackets @ Lightning | TBD
*Friday, Aug. 21, TBD: Lightning @ Blue Jackets | TBD
*Saturday, Aug. 22, TBD: Blue Jackets @ Lightning | TBD

Washington Capitals (3) vs. New York Islanders (6)

Game 1: Islanders 4, Capitals 2
Game 2: Islanders 5, Capitals 2
Game 3: Islanders 2, Capitals 1 (OT)
Game 4: Capitals 3, Islanders 2
*Thursday, Aug. 20, TBD: Islanders @ Capitals | TBD
*Saturday, Aug. 22, TBD: Capitals @ Islanders | TBD
*Sunday, Aug. 23, TBD: Islanders @ Capitals | TBD

Boston Bruins (4) vs. Carolina Hurricanes (5)

Game 1: Bruins 4, Hurricanes 3 (2OT)
Game 2: Hurricanes 3, Bruins 2
Game 3: Bruins 3, Hurricanes 1
Game 4: Bruins 4, Hurricanes 3
*Wednesday, Aug. 19, 4pm: Hurricanes @ Bruins | TBD
*Thursday, Aug. 20, TBD: Bruins @ Hurricanes | TBD
*Sunday, Aug. 23, TBD: Hurricanes @ Bruins | TBD

WESTERN CONFERENCE

Vegas Golden Knights (1) vs. Chicago Blackhawks (8)

Game 1: Golden Knights 4, Blackhawks 1
Game 2: Golden Knights 4, Blackhawks 3 (OT)
Game 3: Golden Knights 2, Blackhawks 1
Game 4: Blackhawks 3, Golden Knights 1
Game 5: Golden Knights 4, Blackhawks 3
*Thursday, Aug. 20, TBD: Golden Knights @ Blackhawks | TBD
*Saturday, Aug. 22, TBD: Blackhawks @ Golden Knights | TBD

Colorado Avalanche (2) vs. Arizona Coyotes (7)

Game 1: Avalanche 3, Coyotes 0
Game 2: Avalanche 3, Coyotes 2
Game 3: Coyotes 4, Avalanche 2
Game 4: Avalanche 7, Coyotes 1
*Wednesday, Aug. 19, 5:30pm: Coyotes @ Avalanche | TBD
*Friday, Aug. 21, TBD: Avalanche @ Coyotes | TBD
*Sunday, Aug. 23, TBD: Coyotes @ Avalanche | TBD

Dallas Stars (3) vs. Calgary Flames (6)

Game 1: Flames 3, Stars 2
Game 2: Stars 5, Flames 4
Game 3: Flames 2, Stars 0
Game 4: Stars 5, Flames 4 (OT)
Game 5: Stars 2, Flames 1
*Thursday, Aug. 20, TBD: Stars @ Flames | TBD
*Saturday, Aug. 22, TBD: Stars @ Flames | TBD

St. Louis Blues (4) vs. Vancouver Canucks (5)

Game 1: Canucks 5, Blues 2
Game 2: Canucks 4, Blues 3 (OT)
Game 3: Blues 3, Canucks 2 (OT)
Game 4: Blues 3, Canucks 1
*Wednesday, Aug. 19, 10:30pm: Canucks @ Blues | TBD
*Friday, Aug. 21, TBD: Blues @ Canucks | TBD
*Sunday, Aug. 23, TBD: Canucks @ Blues | TBD

* if necessary
TBD - To Be Determined
All times ET; home team listed second