NHL 2016 Playoffs: Sharks second round schedule scenarios announced
So now we just need to see who San Jose will play...
The San Jose Sharks still don't know whether they'll start playing the second round at SAP Center against the Nashville Predators or at Honda Center against the Anaheim Ducks, but now they know when those games will take place.
The NHL announced the playoff schedule scenarios, which will be impacted by the winner of Wednesday night's game seven in Anaheim. Here is the Sharks' schedule if the Ducks win on Wednesday:
Anaheim Ducks (P1) vs. San Jose Sharks (P3)
Fri 4/29, 10:30pm: SJS @ ANA | NBCSN, TVA Sports
Sun 5/1, 8pm: SJS @ ANA | NBCSN, TVA Sports
Tue 5/3, 10pm: ANA @ SJS | NBCSN, TVA Sports
Thu 5/5, 10:30pm: ANA @ SJS | NBCSN, TVA Sports
*Sun 5/8, TBD: SJS @ ANA | TBD
*Mon 5/9, TBD: ANA @ SJS | TBD
*Wed 5/11, TBD: SJS @ ANA | TBD
And here's the schedule if the Predators pull off the upset:
San Jose Sharks (P3) vs. Nashville Predators (WC1)
Fri 4/29, 10:30pm: NSH @ SJS | NBCSN, TVA Sports
Sun 5/1, 8pm: NSH @ SJS | NBCSN, TVA Sports
Tue 5/3, 9pm: SJS @ NSH | USA, TVA Sports
Thu 5/5, 9pm: SJS @ NSH | CNBC, TVA Sports
*Sat 5/7, TBD: NSH @ SJS | TBD
*Mon 5/9, TBD: SJS @ NSH | TBD
*Thu 5/12, TBD: NSH @ SJS | TBD
Regardless of the outcome of Wednesday's contest, game one of the second round will be on Friday in California at 7:30 p.m. PST. The only date differences between the two potential series are games five and seven, which will be on May 8/11 if against Anaheim and on May 9/12 if against Nashville.