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2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Blackhawks vs. Predators Schedule

The Blackhawks will open the playoffs on Thursday night vs. Nashville



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    The Chicago Blackhawks and Nashville Predators will open their 2017 first round series of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Thursday night at the United Center, with puck drop scheduled for 7 p.m.

    All games in the first round of the playoffs will be available on local TV in the Chicago area, with Games 1 and 3 airing on Comcast SportsNet Chicago and Game 2 airing on NBC 5 on Saturday night.

    Here is the team’s full schedule, as announced by the NHL (home games are in bold):

    Game 1: Thur., April 13 – 7 p.m. CSN Chicago

    Game 2: Sat., April 15 – 7 p.m. NBC

    Game 3: Mon., April 17 – 8:30 p.m. CSN Chicago

    Game 4: Thurs., April 20 – TBD

    *Game 5: Sat., April 22 – TBD

    *Game 6: Mon., April 24 – TBD

    *Game 7: Wed., April 26 – TBD

    * = if necessary

    The other Western Conference series will pit the St. Louis Blues against the Minnesota Wild, while the Anaheim Ducks take on the Calgary Flames. The San Jose Sharks will begin their Western Conference title defense against the upstart Edmonton Oilers, who will hold home ice advantage in the series. 

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