Monday April 13th, 2015

The New York Rangers will face the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. The Rangers are the No. 1 seed and the Penguins are the No. 8 seed.

New York finished first in the Metropolitan Division with a 53-22-7 record, while Pittsburgh finished secured a Wild Card spot at 43-27-12.

The Rangers are led by left wing Rick Nash​, who was third in the league with 42 goals this season. The Penguins feature center Sidney Crosby, who finished third in the league with 84 points.

Full details for the best-of-seven series are below:


Game 1, at New York: Thursday, 4/16, 7 p.m. ET

Game 2, at New York: Saturday, 4/18, 8 p.m. ET

Game 3, at Pittsburgh: Monday, 4/20, 7 p.m. ET

Game 4, at Pittsburgh: Wednesday, 4/22, 7 p.m. ET

*Game 5, at New York: Friday, 4/24, TBD

*Game 6, at Pittsburgh: Sunday, 4/26, TBD

*Game 7, at New York: Tuesday, 4/28, TBD

Live stream: The series can be live streamed here.

TV coverage

Game 1: NBCS, CBC, TVA
Game 2: NBC, CBC, TVA
Game 3: NBCS, CBC, TVA
Game 4: NBCS, TVA
Game 5: TBD
Game 6: TBD
Game 7: TBD

Radio: For a list of stations broadcasting the series, click here.

Below is a list of recaps of the games the Rangers and Penguins played during the regular season:

Nov. 11: Rangers 5, Penguins 0

Nov. 15: Penguins 3, Rangers 2 (SO)

Dec. 8: Rangers 4, Penguins 3 (OT)

Jan. 18: Rangers 5, Penguins 2

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