Rangers vs. Flyers schedule: Hated rivals meet in playoffs for first time since 1997

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It's been a while since the Flyers and Rangers have met in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

SB Nation 2014 NHL Playoff Bracket

The Flyers and Rangers have met in the Stanley Cup Playoffs a total of 10 times, but it's been 17 years since the last playoff meeting between the two rivals. That all changes in the first round of the 2014 postseason, as the two finally meet again.

New York, the No. 2 seed in the Metropolitan Division, has home ice advantage over Philadelphia, the No. 3 seed in the Metro. Here's the full Flyers vs. Rangers first round series schedule:

Game Date Time (ET) Eastern Conference First Round National TV
1 Thu, Apr 17 7 p.m. Philadelphia at NY Rangers CNBC, TSN
2 Sun, Apr 20 Noon Philadelphia at NY Rangers NBC, TSN
3 Tue, Apr 22 8 p.m. NY Rangers at Philadelphia CNBC, TSN
4 Fri, Apr 25 7 p.m. NY Rangers at Philadelphia CNBC, TSN
5* Sun, Apr 27 Noon Philadelphia at NY Rangers NBC, TSN
6* Tue, Apr 29 TBD NY Rangers at Philadelphia TSN
7* Wed, Apr 30 TBD Philadelphia at NY Rangers TSN

For full coverage from the Philadelphia perspective, check with Flyers blog Broad Street Hockey. From the New York side of things, Rangers blog Blueshirt Banter has you covered.

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