Good Evening, Insiders!
The NHL and the LA Kings announced the schedule for Round 1 of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. The third-seeded Kings will take on the second-seeded Edmonton Oilers in a best-of-seven series in the first round of the postseason.
The schedule for Round 1 is listed below –
Game 1 – Monday, May 2 – Rogers Place, Edmonton
Game 2 – Wednesday, May 4 – Rogers Place, Edmonton
Game 3 – Friday, May 6 – Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles
Game 4 – Sunday, May 8 – Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles
Game 5* – Tuesday, May 10 – Rogers Place, Edmonton
Game 6* – Thursday, May 12 – Crypto.com Arena, Los Angeles
Game 7* – Saturday, May 14 – Rogers Place, Edmonton
Start times for Games 1-4 will be 7 PM Pacific. Games 1 and 2 will be 8 PM starts locally in Edmonton, Games 3 and 4 will be at 7 PM in Los Angeles. Start times for if necessary Games 5, 6 and 7 are TBD at this time and will be announced at a later date.
Games will be broadcast via both local and national broadcasts, with both feeds available here in the local market. All seven games will be broadcast locally on the Bally Sports family of networks. Games 1, 4 and 6 will be broadcast on Bally Sports West, while Games 2, 3, 5 and 7 will be broadcast on Bally Sports SoCal.
LA Kings Live will air prior to and immediately following all home and road telecasts on Bally Sports West. When the Kings return home for Game 3, the regional sports network will deliver a one-hour pre-game show.
Games 1 and 2 will be broadcast on ESPN2 in the United States, while Games 3 and 4 will be broadcast on TBS in the United States. All four games will be broadcast on Sportsnet, CBC and TVA Sports in Canada. National broadcast details for Games 5, 6 and 7 are TBD at this time and will be announced at a later date.
Tickets for First Round home games at Crypto.com Arena are on sale via AXS, via the links above.
The Kings are scheduled to practice each of the next two days in Los Angeles before departing for Edmonton on Sunday.