The NHL has released the schedule for the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs and the Washington Capitals begin on Wednesday with a game at home against the New York Rangers. Katie Carrera posted the schedule over on Capitals Insider.

Game 1: Weds., April 13 at Washington, 7:30 p.m., CSN, Versus

Game 2: Fri., April 15 at Washington, 7:30 p.m., CSN

Game 3: Sun., April 17 at New York, 3:00 p.m., NBC

Game 4: Weds., April 20 at New York, 7:00 p.m., CSN

*Game 5: Sat., April 23 at Washington, 3:00 p.m., NBC

*Game 6: Mon., April 25 at New York, TBD

*Game 7: Weds., April 27 at Washington, TBD

*if necessary

Mike Vogel of tweeted that Versus will be blacked out in Baltimore and Washington DC, so the games will be carried locally by Comcast SportsNet.

As a Capitals fan, what are your thoughts on getting the Rangers in the first round?