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WEB CHAT: Stanley Cup Playoffs

Updated: 04/16/2014 2:41 PM
Created: 04/16/2014 1:41 PM KSTP.com
By: Nick Tabbert

The Minnesota Wild face the Colorado Avalanche on Thursday night to begin a best-of-seven series in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

How far will Minnesota go this year? KSTP's Cory Kampschroer and 1500 ESPN's Judd Zulgad discuss, plus predict who will hoist the Stanley Cup Trophy.

Here is the Wild's game schedule for its series against the Avalanche:

Game 1 - Thursday, 4/17 - at Colorado, 8:30 p.m.

Game 2 - Saturday, 4/19 - at Colorado, 8:30 p.m.

Game 3 - Monday, 4/21 - at Xcel Energy Center, 6 p.m.

Game 4 - Thursday, 4/24 - at Xcel Energy Center, 8:30 p.m.

Game 5* - Saturday, 4/26 - at Colorado, TBA

Game 6* - Monday, 4/28 - at Xcel Energy Center, TBA

Game 7* - Wednesday, 4/30 - at Colorado, TBA

(* if needed)

Three series begin Wednesday: Montreal-Tampa Bay, Columbus-Pittsburgh and Dallas-Anaheim.

Three other series begin Thursday: Philadelphia-New York Rangers, Chicago-St. Louis and Los Angeles-San Jose.

The Red Wings-Bruins series will start on Friday in Boston.


Minneapolis/St. Paul

Overcast
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66° | 55°
  • Feels like: 52° F
  • Wind: SE 16mph
  • Humidity: 77%
  • Wed A few thunderstorms possible
    66° | 56°
  • Thu Mainly cloudy and rainy
    66° | 46°
  • Fri Rain in the afternoon, windy
    50° | 38°
  • Sat Mix of sun and clouds
    54° | 42°

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