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Penguins v Canadiens Eastern Conference Semi-Finals Schedule…

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The Penguins officially released their schedule for the Eastern Conference Semi-Finals tonight following the Canadiens victory over the Capitals. They will kick off their second round series Friday night at Mellon Arena.

Here is the official release…

PENGUINS OPEN PLAYOFFS SECOND ROUND
FRIDAY AT HOME AGAINST MONTREAL

The Pittsburgh Penguins open their second-round Stanley Cup playoff series against the Montreal Canadiens on Friday at 7 p.m. at Mellon Arena.

Game 2 will be a matinee tilt on Sunday at 2 p.m. at Mellon Arena.

The best-of-seven semifinal series then shifts to Montreal for Games 3 and 4 on Tuesday, May 4 at 7 p.m. and Thursday May 6 at 7 p.m.

If necessary, Pittsburgh will also host Game 5 on Saturday, May 8 at 7 p.m. and Game 7 on Wednesday, May 12 with a time to be determined.

Versus will broadcast Games 1, 4 and 5 with NBC airing Game 2 on national TV. FSN Pittsburgh will broadcast Games 3, 6 and 7.

Friday, April 30        Montreal at PITTSBURGH    7 p.m.        Versus
Sunday, May 2            Montreal at PITTSBURGH    2 p.m.         NBC
Tuesday, May 4        Pittsburgh at MONTREAL    7 p.m.        FSN Pittsburgh
Thursday, May 6        Pittsburgh at MONTREAL    7 p.m.        Versus
*Saturday, May 8        Montreal at PITTSBURGH    7 p.m.        Versus
*Monday, May 10        Pittsburgh at MONTREAL    7 p.m.        FSN Pittsburgh
*Wednesday, May 12        Montreal at PITTSBURGH    TBD        FSN Pittsburgh

*if necessary

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4 Comments

  1. Hal Gill

    April 29, 2010 at 7:41 am

    Why do the persist with these 2pm games????

    That is a 4am start over here….. And that’s a Monday morning for game 2. That is a game I am going to have to wake up and find out the score….

  2. Jmw66

    April 29, 2010 at 9:55 am

    So is NBC going to carry over its heavy handedness from last year and ban the big screen during the games they broadcast?

  3. Jmw66

    April 29, 2010 at 11:03 am

    Wow, props to NBC for seeing the error of the ways…. According to the PG the big screen will be up for Sunday’s game.

    http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10119/1054292-100.stm

  4. Walshy

    April 29, 2010 at 4:57 pm

    Good to see you guys will be able to watch the game up on the Big Screen…

    ‘Bout time NBC stopped to realise that hockey is more important….