We can now finalize where we will be for the next couple of weeks.
On Thursday, the NHL released the first round schedule for both the North Division and the West Division. The opponent for the Minnesota Wild is not known yet — whether it is the Colorado Avalanche or the Vegas Golden Knights will be decided tonight — but now we know the “when.”
The @NHL has announced 2021 #StanleyCup Playoffs First Round schedule scenarios based on the potential results of tonight’s Kings-Avalanche game. https://t.co/2WDzROW7cj pic.twitter.com/VrNrYUP1bt— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) May 13, 2021
Sunday, May 16 — 2 p.m. (CT) — NBC, SN, TVA Sports
Tuesday, May 18 — 9 p.m. (CT) — NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports
Thursday, May 20 — 8:30 p.m. (CT) — NBCSN, SN360, TVA Sports
Saturday, May 22 — 7 p.m. (CT) — NBC, SN360, TVA Sports
Monday, May 24 — TBD — TBD
Wednesday, May 26 — TBD — TBD
Friday, May 28 — TBD — TBD
No matter who the Wild will be facing, it’s set to be a brawl between two opponents that should put the cherry on top of this surprising season from the Minnesota hockey club.
Stay tuned on Hockey Wilderness for your coverage through all (potential) playoff rounds.