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NHL playoff schedule: Dates, times, TV information for New York Islanders vs. Washington Capitals series

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The schedule is out, the series begins Wednesday, and the Coliseum hosts Game 3 at ... noon.

That's the hope.
That's the hope.
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After all 30 teams finished their regular-season schedule Saturday, the NHL released the full schedule of first-round playoff games.

Thanks to the New York Islanders' shootout loss to Columbus in the Nassau Coliseum finale, they will start the playoffs on the road in Washington. Here is the schedule and television info for their series with the Capitals, beginning Wednesday:

Wed., April 15 7 p.m. Islanders at Capitals USA, Sportsnet, TVA Sports
Fri., April 17 7 p.m. Islanders at Capitals NBCSN, Sportsnet, TVA Sports
Sun., April 19 Noon Capitals at Islanders NBC, Sportsnet, TVA Sports
Tues., April 21 7:30 p.m. Capitals at Islanders USA, SN 360, TVA Sports
*Thurs., April 23 7 p.m.
Islanders at Capitals CNBC, Sportsnet, TVA Sports
*Sat., April 25 TBD Capitals at Islanders TBD
*Mon., April 27 TBD Islanders at Capitals TBD

*if necessary

The Isles have one over-the-air broadcast, the NBC game at noon Sunday which will be the first home playoff game. Also note the use of USA Network, which Comcast/NBC will use to enable coverage of all of the playoff games.

For coverage from the Capitals' angle, check out our SB Nation counterparts at Japers' Rink.