The Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues will kick off their first round playoff series on Wednesday night at Scottrade Center, the NHL announced on Sunday.
The Blackhawks will be looking to win their second straight Stanley Cup and fourth in the last seven seasons, and everything will begin on the road as they take on one of their biggest and most heated rivals.
Full schedule, with television information:
Game 1: Wednesday - Blackhawks vs. Blues 8:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Game 2: Friday - Blackhawks vs. Blues 7 p.m. (NBCSN)
Game 3: Sunday - Blues vs. Blackhawks 2 p.m. (NBC)
Game 4: Tues, Apr. 19 - Blues vs. Blackhawks 8:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Game 5*: Thurs, Apr. 21 - Blackhawks vs. Blues TBD
Game 6*: Sat, Apr. 23 - Blues vs. Blackhawks 7 p.m. (NBC)
Game 7*: Mon, Apr. 25 - Blackhawks vs. Blues TBD
* = if necessary