The NHL announced the schedule for the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Sunday night.  As expected, the Washington Capitals will face the New York Rangers on Wednesday, Apr. 13 at 7:30 pm for Game One, to be broadcast on Versus.

The Caps and Rangers then play Game Two Friday, Apr. 15 at 7:30 pm, again on Versus.  Both Game One and Game Two will be in Washington at the Verizon Center.

The series shifts to New York for Games Three and Four, Sunday Apr., 17 at 3:00 pm (on NBC) and Wednesday, Apr. 20 at 7:00 pm.

Game Five, if necessary, will be back at Verizon Center at 3:00 pm Saturday, Apr. 23 at 3:00 pm on NBC.

Game Six is scheduled for Monday, Apr. 25 and Game Seven Wednesday, Apr. 27, times to be determined.