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2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Columbus Blue Jackets First Round Schedule

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The schedule has been set for the first round.

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The schedule for the first round matchup between the Columbus Blue Jackets and the Pittsburgh Penguins has been set. With the NHL regular season now officially over, here is the schedule for the first round matchup between the second and third seeds in the Metropolitan Division.

SERIES SCHEDULE

Game 1: Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:30 EST @ Pittsburgh Penguins, USA
Game 2: Friday, April 14, 2017 - 7:00 EST @ Pittsburgh Penguins, NHLNetwork
Game 3: Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 6:00 EST vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, CNBC
Game 4: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 7:30 EST vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, CNBC
Game 5 (if needed): Thursday, April 20, 2017 - Time and TV TBD @ Pittsburgh Penguins
Ga,me 6 (if needed): Sunday April 23, 2017 - Time and TV TBD vs. Pittsburgh Penguins
Game 7 (if needed): Tuesday, April 25, 2017 - Time and TV TBD @ Pittsburgh Penguins

All games also broadcast on Fox Sports Ohio in the FSO viewing area

The Blue Jackets have a tall test ahead of them over the next few weeks, especially without home ice advantage in the first round. With the schedule announced, the team and fans can now begin to plan for the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs.