The playoff schedule is set.
Here is a look at the first games for each teams' playoff kickoff:
Philadelphia Flyers (5) @ Pittsburgh Penguins (4); 7:30 PM EST
Detroit Red Wings (5) @ Nashville Predators (4); 8:00 PM EST
Los Angeles Kings (8) @ Vancouver Canucks (1); 10:30 PM EST
Ottawa Senators (8) @ New York Rangers (1); 7:00 PM EST
Washington Capitals (7) @ Boston Bruins (2); 7:30 PM EST
San Jose Sharks (7) @ St. Louis Blues (2); 7:30 PM EST
Chicago Blackhawks (6) @ Phoenix Coyotes (3); 10:00 PM EST
New Jersey Devils (6) @ Florida Panthers (3); 7:00 PM EST
The good, the bad and the ugly is a great way to gauge the series we want to see, the series we didn't, and the series we could care less about.
Here's a look at the good, bad and ugly in the race for the Stanley Cup.