Hurricanes announce first round playoff schedule

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RALEIGH, N.C. (CANES) - The National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes today announced the team's schedule for the First Round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs. Carolina will face the Washington Capitals in the First Round, marking the first time the franchises have ever met in the postseason.

The Hurricanes will play Game 1 of the series on the road at Capital One Arena on Thursday, April 11 at 7:30 p.m. Carolina will return home to PNC Arena for Game 3 on Monday, April 15 at 7 p.m. The Hurricanes boast a 22-17 record all-time at PNC Arena in the playoffs.

2019 First Round Schedule

Game 1: Hurricanes at Capitals
Thursday, April 11, 7:30 p.m.
TV: FOX Sports Carolinas, SN360, TVA Sports

Game 2: Hurricanes at Capitals
Saturday, April 13, 3 p.m.
TV: NBC, SN, TVA Sports

Game 3: Capitals vs. Hurricanes
Monday, April 15, 7 p.m.
TV: FOX Sports Carolinas, CNBC, SN, TVA Sports

Game 4: Capitals vs. Hurricanes
Thursday, April 18, 7 p.m.
TV: FOX Sports Carolinas, SN360, TVA Sports

Game 5*: Hurricanes at Capitals
Saturday, April 20, TBA
TV: TBA

Game 6*: Capitals vs. Hurricanes
Monday, April 22, TBA
TV: TBA

Game 7*: Hurricanes at Capitals
Wednesday, April 24, TBA
TV: TBA

*If necessary

For information about 2019 Hurricanes playoff tickets, please visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com/tickets, or call 1-866-NHL-CANES (1-866-645-2263).