Flyers-Penguins Stanley Cup playoffs schedule released

Pittsburgh center Evgeni Malkin (71) loses control of the puck in front of Flyers goaltender Petr Mrazek with Ivan Provorov (9) defending during overtime of the March 25 game. The teams will open their playoff series Wednesday in Pittsburgh.

The NHL on Sunday released the Flyers-Penguins first-round playoff schedule. The teams will meet in the best-of-seven series starting Wednesday in Pittsburgh.

Here is the schedule, which became finalized after Florida beat Boston on Sunday night, enabling Tampa Bay to win the Atlantic Division:


Wednesday: at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Friday: at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m.

Sunday: at Philadelphia, 3 p.m.


Will the Flyers knock off the Penguins in their playoff series?

Wednesday, April 18: at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.

* Friday, April 20: at Pittsburgh, time TBD

* Sunday, April 22: at Philadelphia, time TBD

* Tuesday, April 24: at Pittsburgh, time TBD

* if necessary