Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule: Avalanche vs. Stars in second round

The NHL has announced its schedule for second round playoff games and it looks to be some late-night hockey for the Avs.

Colorado will have the first game in the second round and will face the Dallas Stars on Saturday, Aug. 22 at 6 p.m.

No. 2 Avalanche and No. 3 Stars is sure to be a thriller of a series. The Stars dominated the Avs in the regular season with Colorado flipping the switch in the team’s return to hockey in Canada.

All games will be played inside the bubble in Canada the remainder of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Full schedule below:

Game 1: Saturday, Aug. 22, 6 p.m. MT (NBC)
Game 2: Monday, Aug. 24, 7:45 p.m. (NBCSN)
Game 3: Wednesday, Aug. 26, 8:30 p.m. (NBCSN)
Game 4: Friday, Aug. 28, 8 p.m. (NBCSN)
*Game 5: Sunday, Aug. 30, TBD
*Game 6: Monday, Aug. 31, TBD
*Game 7: Wednesday, Sept. 2, TBD
*if necessary