Boston Bruins

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - DECEMBER 03: Lucas Wallmark #71 of the Carolina Hurricanes and Joel Edmundson #6 defend Connor Clifton #75 of the Boston Bruins during the first period at TD Garden on December 03, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

98.5 The Sports Hub staff report

With the field of 16 set following Toronto’s Game 5 loss to the Blue Jackets, the National Hockey League has announced the dates for the first-round series between the Boston Bruins and Carolina Hurricanes.

Game 1: Tuesday, Aug. 11 (8 p.m.)

Game 2: Thursday, Aug. 13 (8 p.m.)

Game 3: Saturday, Aug. 15 (12 p.m.)

Game 4: Monday, Aug. 17 (8 p.m.)

Game 5 (if necessary): Wednesday, Aug. 19 (time TBD)

Game 6 (if necessary): Thursday, Aug. 20 (time TBD)

Game 7 (if necessary): Sunday, Aug. 23 (time TBD)

The Bruins and Hurricanes squared off for the Prince of Wales Trophy in May 2019, with the Bruins sweeping Carolina in four straight, and Boston took the only 2019-20 head-to-head between these teams by a 2-0 final.

This will be the fourth postseason series between these franchises since the Hurricanes moved from Hartford to Carolina.

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