Stanley Cup Final schedule set, will begin on June 4

Thomas Drance
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Though the matchup isn't set, the NHL announced the schedule for the 2014 Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday.

Regardless of the outcome of the respective Conference final series, the Stanley Cup Final will begin on June 4. So the Los Angeles Kings will essentially be playing for a full week off in advance of the Final on Thursday night.

Here's the complete schedule:

Game 1Wednesday, June 4
Game 2Saturday, June 7
Game 3Monday, June 9
Game 4Wednesday, June 11
*Game 5Friday, June 13
*Game 6Monday, June 16
*Game 7Wednesday, June 18