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NHL Playoffs Open Thread: Opening Night Part 2

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NHL: Stanley Cup Playoffs-Vegas Golden Knights at San Jose Sharks Neville E. Guard-USA TODAY Sports

Opening Night is behind us and we’re all set for part 2, as the other series get started. First, a rundown of yesterday’s results:

Columbus 4 at Tampa Bay 3 - Columbus leads series 1-0 (lol)
Pittsburgh 3 at NY Islanders 4 (OT)- New York leads series 1-0
St. Louis 2 at Winnipeg 1 - St. Louis leads series 1-0
Dallas 3 at Nashville 2 - Dallas leads series 1-0
Vegas 2 at San Jose 5 - San Jose leads series 1-0

Toronto Maple Leafs (3ATL) at Boston Bruins (2ATL) - 7:00pm ET

How to Watch: NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS, NESNTVAS2, MSG+, ATTSN-PIT
Leafs Blog: Pension Plan Puppets
Bruins Blog: Stanley Cup of Chowder

The Setup: Well screw both these teams. I’m not going to tell you who to root for. I want them both to lose.

Carolina Hurricanes(1EWC) at Washington Capitals(1MET) - 7:30pm ET

How to Watch: USA, SN360, TVAS2, NBCSWA, FS-CR
Hurricanes Blog: Canes Country
Caps Blog: Japers’ Rink

The Setup: The Canes are fun to root for, but the more I think on this, the more I think they’re kind of the perfect team for the Caps to warm up against in their Cup defense.

Colorado Avalanche (2WWC) at Calgary Flames (1PAC) - 10:00pm ET

How to Watch: NBCSN, CBC, SN, TVAS, ALT
Avs Blog: Mile High Hockey
Flames Blog: Matchsticks & Gasoline

The Setup: screw Colorado