Hockey Night in Canada will be home to both of the Canadian NHL clubs looking to bring the Stanley Cup north of the border in 2011.

The Vancouver Canucks will try to carry over their Presidents' Trophy regular-season campaign success into the playoffs against the Chicago Blackhawks, with the games airing live on CBC Television and streaming at CBCSports.ca starting Wednesday at 7 p.m. PT (10 p.m. ET).

Earlier on Wednesday, Hockey Night in Canada will kick-off the playoffs with the Detroit Red Wings and Phoenix Coyotes as well as the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning opening round matchups, both broadcast and streamed at 7 p.m. ET.

The eagerly anticipated Eastern Conference quarter-final series between the Montreal Canadiens and Boston Bruins will also be carried by Hockey Night in Canada beginning on Thursday at 7 p.m. ET.

Hockey Night in Canada's playoff coverage kicks off with the Stanley Cup Countdown Show on Tuesday, April 12 at 9 p.m. ET. Host Ron MacLean and analysts Mike Milbury, P.J. Stock and Kelly Hrudey will breakdown all eight first-round series and analyze the chances of the 16 teams vying for the Stanley Cup.

The following is the full list of playoff broadcast times on CBC Television and CBCSports.ca:

(3) Boston vs. (6) Montreal

  • Game 1: Apr. 14 in Boston, 7 p.m. ET
  • Game 2: Apr. 16 in Boston, 7 p.m. ET
  • Game 3: Apr. 18 in Montreal, 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 4: Apr. 21 in Montreal, 7 p.m. ET
  • Game 5: Apr. 23 in Boston, 7 p.m. ET
  • Game 6: Apr. 26 in Montreal, TBD*
  • Game 7: Apr. 27 in Boston, TBD*

(1) Vancouver vs. (8) Chicago

  • Game 1: Apr. 13 in Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET
  • Game 2: Apr. 15 in Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET
  • Game 3: Apr. 17 in Chicago, 8 p.m. ET
  • Game 4: Apr. 19 in Chicago, 8 p.m. ET
  • Game 5: Apr. 21 in Vancouver, 10 p.m. ET*
  • Game 6: Apr. 24 in Chicago, 7:30 p.m. ET*
  • Game 7: Apr. 26 in Vancouver, TBD*

(4) Pittsburgh vs. (5) Tampa Bay

  • Game 1: Apr. 13 in Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. ET
  • Game 2: Apr. 15 in Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. ET
  • Game 3: Apr. 18 in Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 4: Apr. 20 in Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. ET
  • Game 5: Apr. 23 in Pittsburgh, Noon ET
  • Game 6: Apr. 25 in Tampa Bay, TBD*
  • Game 7: Apr. 27 in Pittsburgh, TBD*

(3) Detroit vs. (6) Phoenix

  • Game 1: Apr. 13 in Detroit, 7 p.m. ET
  • Game 2: Apr. 16 in Detroit, 1 p.m. ET
  • Game 3: Apr. 18 in Phoenix, 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 4: Apr. 20 in Phoenix, 10:30 p.m. ET
  • Game 5: Apr. 22 in Detroit, 7 p.m. ET*
  • Game 6: Apr. 24 in Phoenix, TBD*
  • Game 7: Apr. 27 in Detroit, TBD*

(*denotes game will be played if necessary)