Games 1, 2, 5 and 7 Will be Played at Bridgestone Arena; Games 1 and 2 are Thursday, Saturday
by Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten / Communications & Content Coordinator
The Nashville Predators know when they’ll be facing the Colorado Avalanche.
With one game still to play on Sunday night in the Eastern Conference, the NHL released two different postseason schedule scenarios for Round One of the 2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs, but no matter the final result in the East, the meetings between the Preds and Avs are set.
Nashville will open Round One at Bridgestone Arena with Game 1 set for an 8:30 p.m. CT puck drop against the Avalanche. Game 2 then comes Saturday afternoon in Nashville with a 2 p.m. start before the series shifts to Denver.
Games 3 and 4 will take place at Pepsi Center, with the first meeting set for Monday, April 16 and 9 p.m., and then Wednesday, April 18, also a 9 p.m. start.
Below is the full schedule for the Round One series (all times CT):
Game 1: Thursday, April 12 at 8:30 p.m. – Avalanche at Predators at Bridgestone Arena
Game 2: Saturday, April 14 at 2 p.m. – Avalanche at Predators at Bridgestone Arena
Game 3: Monday, April 16 at 9 p.m. – Predators at Avalanche at Pepsi Center
Game 4: Wednesday, April 18 at 9 p.m. – Predators at Avalanche at Pepsi Center
*Game 5: Friday, April 20 at TBD – Avalanche at Predators at Bridgestone Arena
*Game 6: Sunday, April 22 at TBD – Predators at Avalanche at Pepsi Center
*Game 7: Tuesday, April 24 at TBD – Avalanche at Predators at Bridgestone Arena
TV coverage will be announced soon. All games may be heard on 102.5 The Game and the Predators Radio Network.
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