The Los Angeles Kings have had quite a run as the No. 8 seed in the NHL Western Conference playoffs. They toppled the No. 1 seed Vancouver Canucks in the first round in five games, then swept the No. 2 seed St. Louis Blues. Up next for the Kings are the No. 3 seed Phoenix Coyotes, who are in their first conference finals in franchise history.
Phoenix has home ice advantage in the series, which begins Sunday night at Jobing.com Arena in Glendale, Arizona. But starting on the road is nothing new for the Kings, who are 5-0 on the road this postseason and have won seven straight playoff games away from home. Here is the complete first round schedule and television information (all times PDT):
- Game 1: Sunday, May 13 at Phoenix, 5 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)
- Game 2: Tuesday, May 15 at Phoenix, 6 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)
- Game 3: Thursday, May 17 at Los Angeles, 6 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)
- Game 4: Sunday, May 20 at Los Angeles, 12 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)
- Game 5*: Tuesday, May 22 at Phoenix, 6 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)
- Game 6*: Thursday, May 24 at Los Angeles, 6 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)
- Game 7*: Saturday, May 26 at Phoenix, 5 p.m. (NBC Sports Network)
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