The Stanley Cup Playoffs get underway this week, as the Penguins look to defend last year’s title and a host of other contenders make pushes to hoist the trophy.
Below is the schedule for the first round, in which division champions are drawn against Wild Card opponents, and the second and third-place teams in each division face off.
The favorites are the Washington Capitals, despite their record of flaming out in the postseason. The Caps are once again won the Presidents Cup and will have home-ice advantage throughout the 2017 postseason.
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The Blackhawks are the top-seeded team in the Western Conference. Chicago is looking to win the Stanley Cup for the fourth time in eight seasons.