Game 1 of Avalanche-Stars second-round series set for Saturday night in Edmonton

With the Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars able to clinch their first-round series early, the NHL decided to move up the start time of their second-round series to Saturday night.

The Western Conference rivals will meet in Game 1 at 6 p.m. Saturday at Rogers Place in Edmonton the league announced Friday afternoon, with the game available on NBC.

As for when Game 2 begins? The NHL will get back to you on that.

The full schedule for the second round of the playoffs “will be announced as soon as it is confirmed,” the league stated in a new release.