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The 2024 Stanley Cup playoffs are almost here! The NHL's 32 teams are down to just 16 in the postseason, with the opening games of the first round set to begin Saturday.

Will the New York Rangers parlay their success in winning the Presidents' Trophy to a championship -- thus breaking the "curse" of that award?

Can the Vegas Golden Knights repeat, despite starting the postseason as the underdog in their initial series?

Read on for the full playoff coverage from every first-round series all the way through the Stanley Cup Final.

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First round Atlantic Division A1 Florida Panthers vs. WC1 Tampa Bay Lightning

Schedule:

Game 1: TB @ FLA | April 21, 12:30 p.m. (ESPN)

Game 2-7: TBD

A2 Boston Bruins vs. A3 Toronto Maple Leafs

Schedule:

Game 1: TOR @ BOS | April 20, 8 p.m. (TBS)

Game 2-7: TBD

Metropolitan Division M1 New York Rangers vs. WC2 Washington Capitals

Schedule:

Game 1: WSH @ NYR | April 21, 3 p.m. (ESPN)

Game 2-7: TBD

M2 Carolina Hurricanes vs. M3 New York Islanders

Schedule:

Game 1: NYI @ CAR | April 20, 5 p.m. (TBS)

Games 2-7: TBD

Central Division C1 Dallas Stars vs. WC2 TBD (VGK or LA) or WC1 (NSH)

Schedule:

Game 1-7: TBD

C2 Winnipeg Jets vs. C3 Colorado Avalanche

Schedule:

Game 1-7: TBD

Pacific Division P1 Vancouver Canucks vs. WC1 Nashville Predators (or WC2 TBD)

Schedule:

Game 1-7: TBD

P2 Edmonton Oilers vs. P3 TBD (VGK or LA)

Schedule:

Game 1-7: TBD