NHL playoff schedule 2019: Sharks-Avalanche second-round series dates


After the Sharks' epic 5-4 comeback win over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 7 of their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series, the NHL announced the second-round schedule late Tuesday night. 

San Jose will face the Colorado Avalanche, who beat the Calgary Flames four games to one in their first-round series.

Here's the schedule for the second-round series -- which will begin Friday in San Jose -- with start times and television information.

Game 1 -- Friday, April 26, 7 p.m. PT at SAP Center (San Jose); NBCSN
Game 2 -- Sunday, April 28, 4:30 p.m. PT at SAP Center (San Jose); NBCSN
Game 3 -- Tuesday, April 30, 7 p.m. PT at Pepsi Center (Denver); NBCSN
Game 4 -- Thursday, May 2, 7 p.m. PT at Pepsi Center (Denver); NBCSN
Game 5 (if necessary) -- Saturday, May 4, Time TBD at SAP Center (San Jose); TV network TBD
Game 6 (if necessary) -- Monday, May 6, Time TBD at Pepsi Center (Denver); TV network TBD
Game 7 (if necessary) -- Wednesday, May 8, Time TBD at SAP Center (San Jose); TV network TBD

You can catch pre- and postgame coverage for every game on "Sharks Playoff Live" on NBC Sports California and streaming on the MyTeams app.

The Sharks' Game 7 victory left fans on the edge of their seats, as San Jose scored four goals in a four-minute span to overcome a 3-0 third-period deficit. The Sharks became the first team in the series to take the lead after trailing.

According to NHL Public Relations, San Jose's four power-play goals in a 4-minute, 1-second span matched the NHL record for power-play goals in a playoff period.

[RELATED: NBC Sports California announces second-round coverage]

We'll see you back here for another round of playoff hockey. This time, don't forget to breathe.

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