How to get the best seat for the season 4 playoff games
The National Hockey League has made it easier to get into the postseason, and there are a lot of ways to get there.
The NHL has expanded the season-opening schedule and introduced more restrictions, including one that has fans sitting in the back of the arena.
For the fourth straight season, there will be a two-game playoff on Thursday night in St. Louis, Missouri.
There are two games on Saturday in Nashville and two games in Anaheim.
The first round starts at 8 p.m.
ET on Thursday, when the Nashville Predators host the Dallas Stars.
The first round concludes with Game 7 on Saturday at 5 p.e.m., with the Los Angeles Kings hosting the Florida Panthers.
The second round begins at 5:30 p.t. on Saturday, when Game 6 of the Western Conference Finals is at home in St Louis.
The third round begins with Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The fourth round will start on Friday at 7 p.p.m.(NBC Sports)The first three games of the series are scheduled to begin Thursday at 7:30 a.m.; the fourth game at 7 a.e.; and Game 7 at 8 a.p.(NBCSports)There are two playoff games scheduled in the first round, including Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Thursday at 8:30.
A game on Saturday will be in Anaheim, Calif., the site of Game 7 of the NHL’s Western Conference Final, on Saturday.
In addition to Game 1, there are two Game 2 games on Friday and Game 3 on Saturday; Game 4 on Sunday in New Jersey; and Game 5 on Sunday, in Chicago.
The last two games of that series will be at Madison and in Philadelphia, at Staples Arena.
The other three games on the opening night are Game 4 of the Conference Finals against the New York Rangers, at the Garden, and Game 6 against the Detroit Red Wings, at Bridgestone Arena.