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The Stanley Cup is up for grabs as the 16 teams are officially finalized for the first round of the post-season. (File/Getty Images) The Stanley Cup is up for grabs as the 16 teams are officially finalized for the first round of the post-season. (File/Getty Images)

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The matchups for the Stanley Cup playoffs are all set. Find out which teams are ready to clash in the post-season.
The matchups for the Stanley Cup playoffs are all set, with the NHL's post-season to begin on Tuesday with three games.

Here's who will meet in the first round of the playoffs, along with a full schedule for each series.

Click here for CBC's Stanley Cup playoffs broadcast schedule.

Eastern Conference

Wharnsby: Eastern Conference playoff preview

Pittsburgh Penguins  Vs.  New York Islanders

No. 1:
Pittsburgh Penguins (36-12-0, 72 points)
No. 8: New York Islanders
 (24-17-7, 55 pts.)

Season series: Penguins: 4-1-0. Islanders: 1-4-0.

Schedule:
Wed. May 1 at Pittsburgh (7:30 p.m. ET)
Fri. May 3 at Pittsburgh (7 p.m. ET)
Sun. May 5 at New York (noon ET)
Tues. May 7 at New York (7 p.m. ET)
*Thurs. May 9 at Pittsburgh (7 p.m. ET)
*Sat. May 11 at New York (TBD)
*Sun. May 12 at Pittsburgh (TBD)


Montreal CanadiensVs. Ottawa Senators

No. 2: Montreal Canadiens (29-14-5, 63 pts.)
No. 7:
 
Ottawa Senators (25-17-6, 56 pts.)

Season series: Canadiens: 2-1-1. Senators: 2-1-1.

Schedule:
Thurs. May 2 at Montreal (CBC, 7 p.m. ET)
Fri. May 3 at Montreal (CBC, 7 p.m. ET)
Sun. May 5 at Ottawa (CBC, 7 p.m. ET)
Tues. May 7 at Ottawa (CBC, 7 p.m. ET)
*Thurs. May 9 at Montreal (CBC, 7 p.m. ET)
*Sat. May 11 at Ottawa (CBC, TBD)
*Sun. May 12 at Montreal (CBC, TBD)


Washington CapitalsVs. New York Rangers

No. 3: Washington Capitals (27-18-3, 57 pts.)
No. 6:
 New York Rangers (26-18-4, 56 pts.)

Season series: Capitals: 1-2-0. Rangers: 2-0-1.

Schedule:
Thurs. May 2 at Washington (7:30 p.m. ET)
Sat. May 4 at Washington (12:30 p.m. ET)
Mon. May 6 at New York (7:30 p.m. ET)
Wed. May 8 at New York (7:30 p.m. ET)
*Fri. May 10 at Washington (7:30 p.m. ET)
*Sun. May 12 at New York (TBD)
*Mon. May 13 at Washington (TBD)


   Boston Bruins Vs. Toronto Maple Leafs

No. 4: Boston Bruins (28-14-6, 62 pts.)
No. 5: Toronto Maple Leafs (26-17-5, 57 pts.)


Season series: Bruins: 3-1-0. Maple Leafs: 1-1-2.

Schedule:
Wed. May 1 at Boston (CBC, 7 p.m. ET)
Sat. May 4 at Boston (CBC, 7 p.m. ET)
Mon. May 6 at Toronto (CBC, 7 p.m. ET)
Wed. May 8 at Toronto (CBC, 7 p.m. ET)
*Fri. May 10 at Boston (CBC, 7 p.m. ET)
*Sun. May 12 at Toronto (CBC, TBD)
*Mon. May 13 at Boston (CBC, TBD)

No. 1:
Chicago Blackhawks (36-7-5, 77 pts.)
No. 8: Minnesota Wild (26-19-3, 55 pts.)

Season series: Blackhawks: 2-0-1. Wild: 1-2-0.

Schedule:
Tues. April 30 at Chicago (CBC, 8 p.m. ET)
Fri. May 3 at Chicago (CBC, 9: 30 p.m. ET)
Sun. May 5 at Minnesota (CBC, 3 p.m. ET)
Tues. May 7 at Minnesota (CBC, 9:30 p.m. ET)
*Thurs. May 9 at Chicago (CBC, TBD)
*Sat. May 11 at Minnesota (CBC, TBD)
*Sun. May 12 at Chicago (CBC, TBD)


Anaheim Ducks  Vs.  Detroit Red Wings

No. 2: Anaheim Ducks (30-12-6, 66 pts.)
No. 7: Detroit Red Wings (24-16-8, 56 pts.)

Season series:
Ducks: 1-2-0. Red Wings: 2-1-0.

Schedule:

Tues. April 30 at Anaheim (10:30 p.m. ET)
Thurs. May 2 at Anaheim (10 p.m. ET)
Sat. May 4 at Detroit (7:30 p.m. ET)
Mon. May 6 at Detroit (8 p.m. ET)
*Wed. May 8 at Anaheim (10 p.m. ET)
*Fri. May 10 at Detroit (TBD)
*Sun. May 12 at Anaheim (TBD)


Vancouver Canucks Vs.

No. 3: Vancouver Canucks (26-15-7, 59 pts.)
No. 6: San Jose Sharks (25-16-7, 57 pts.)

Season series:
Canucks: 0-3-0. Sharks: 3-0-0.

Schedule:
Wed. May 1 at Vancouver (10:30 p.m. ET)
Fri. May 3 at Vancouver (10 p.m. ET)
Sun. May 5 at San Jose (10 p.m. ET)
Tues. May 7 at San Jose (10 p.m. ET)
*Thurs. May 9 at Vancouver (10 p.m. ET)
*Sat. May 11 at San Jose (TBD)
*Mon. May 13 at Vancouver (TBD)


 St. Louis Blues Vs.   Los Angeles Kings
 

No. 4: St. Louis Blues (29-17-2, 60 pts.)

No. 5: Los Angeles Kings (27-16-5, 59 pts.)

Season series: Kings 3-0-0. Blues 0-3-0.

Schedule:
Tues. April 30 at St. Louis (CBC, 8 p.m. ET)
Thurs. May 2 at St. Louis (CBC, 9:30 p.m. ET)
Sat. May 4 at Los Angeles (CBC, 10 p.m. ET)
Mon. May 6 at Los Angeles (CBC, 10 p.m. ET)
*Wed. May 8 at St. Louis (CBC, TBD)
*Fri. May 10 at Los Angeles (CBC, TBD)
*Mon. May 13 at St. Louis (CBC, TBD)

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