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2015 NHL Playoffs Power Rankings: Rangers favorite to win Stanley Cup
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2015 NHL Playoffs Power Rankings: Rangers favorite to win Stanley Cup
Monday April 13th, 2015

The Stanley Cup Playoffs begin on Wednesday with four games, including the Montreal Canadiens hosting the Ottawa Senators.

The rest of the Eastern Conference playoffs pit the Tampa Bay Lightning against the Detroit Red Wings, the New York Rangers against the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals against the New York Islanders.

In the Western Conference, the St. Louis Blues will face the Minnesota Wild in the first round. Elsewhere, the Nashville Predators will play the Chicago Blackhawks, the Anaheim Ducks will play the Winnipeg Jets, and the Vancouver Canucks will play the Calgary Flames.

You can view a complete playoff bracket here

The complete schedule for the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs is below:

Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule

Eastern Conference

No. 1 Montreal Canadiens vs. No. 4 Ottawa Senators

Game 1: At Montreal, Wednesday, April 15, 7 p.m. ET, NHL Network

Game 2: At Montreal, Friday, April 17, 7 p.m. ET, CNBC

Game 3: At Ottawa, Sunday, April 19, 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 4: At Ottawa, Wednesday, April 22, 7 p.m. ET, USA

Game 5: At Montreal, Friday, April 24, TBD

Game 6: At Ottawa, Sunday, April 26, TBD

Game 7: At Montreal, Tuesday, April 28, TBD

No. 2 Tampa Bay Lightning vs. No. 3 Detroit Red Wings

Game 1: At Tampa Bay, Thursday, April 16, 7:30 p.m. ET, CNBC

Game 2: At Tampa Bay, Saturday, April 18, 3 p.m. ET, NBC

Game 3: At Detroit, Tuesday, April 21, 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 4: At Detroit, Thursday, April 23, 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 5: At Tampa Bay, Saturday, April 25, TBD

Game 6: At Detroit, Monday, April 27, TBD

Game 7: At Tampa Bay, Wednesday, April 29, TBD

No. 1 New York Rangers vs. No. 4 Pittsburgh Penguins

Game 1: At New York, Thursday, April 16, 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 2: At New York, Saturday, April 18, 8 p.m. ET, NBC

Game 3: At Pittsburgh, Monday, April 20, 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 4: At Pittsburgh, Wednesday, April 22, 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 5: At New York, Friday, April 24, TBD

Game 6: At Pittsburgh, Sunday, April 26, TBD

Game 7: At New York, Tuesday, April 28, TBD

No. 2 Washington Capitals vs. No. 3 New York Islanders

Game 1: At Washington, Wednesday, April 15, 7 p.m. ET, USA

Game 2: At Washington, Friday, April 17, 7 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 3: At New York, Sunday, April 19, noon ET, NBC

Game 4: At New York, Tuesday, April 21, 7:30 p.m. ET, USA

Game 5: At Washington, Thursday, April 23, TBD

Game 6: At New York, Saturday, April 25, TBD

Game 7: At Washington, Monday, April 27, TBD

Western Conference

No. 1 St. Louis Blues vs. No. 4 Minnesota Wild

Game 1: At St. Louis, Thursday, April 16, 9:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 2: At St. Louis, Saturday, April 18, 3 p.m. ET, NBC

Game 3: At Minnesota, Monday, April 20, 8 p.m. ET, CNBC

Game 4: At Minnesota, Wednesday, April 22, 9:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 5: At St. Louis, Friday, April 24, TBD

Game 6: At Minnesota, Sunday, April 26, TBD

Game 7: At St. Louis, Wednesday, April 29, TBD

No. 2 Nashville Predators vs. No. 3 Chicago Blackhawks

Game 1: At Nashville, Wednesday, April 15, 8:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 2: At Nashville, Friday, April 17, 9:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 3: At Chicago, Sunday, April 19, 3 p.m. ET, NBC

Game 4: At Chicago, Tuesday, April 21, 9:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 5: At Nashville, Thursday, April 23, TBD

Game 6: At Chicago, Saturday, April 25, TBD

Game 7: At Nashville, Monday, April 27, TBD

No. 1 Anaheim Ducks vs. No. 4 Winnipeg Jets

Game 1: At Anaheim, Thursday, April 16, 10:30 p.m. ET, CNBC

Game 2: At Anaheim, Saturday, April 18, 10:30 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 3: At Winnipeg, Monday, April 20, 9 p.m. ET, NHL Network & NBCSN

Game 4: At Winnipeg, Wednesday, April 22, 9:30 p.m. ET, USA

Game 5: At Anaheim, Friday, April 24, TBD

Game 6: At Winnipeg, Sunday, April 26, TBD

Game 7: At Anaheim, Tuesday, April 28, TBD

No. 2 Vancouver Canucks vs. No. 3 Calgary Flames

Game 1: At Vancouver, Wednesday, April 15, 10 p.m. ET, USA

Game 2: At Vancouver, Friday, April 17, 10 p.m. ET, CNBC

Game 3: At Calgary, Sunday, April 19, 10 p.m. ET, NBCSN

Game 4: At Calgary, Tuesday, April 21, 10 p.m. ET, USA

Game 5: At Vancouver, Thursday, April 23, TBD

Game 6: At Calgary, Saturday, April 25, TBD

Game 7: At Vancouver, Monday, April 27

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