Playoffs to be delayed by a day as NHL reschedules 19 games
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The Stanley Cup Playoffs will be delayed by at least one day.

The NHL released its latest round of rescheduled games on Sunday, and 19 contests have been either moved to a new date or given a new start time. Two regular-season games are now slated for May 11, a date the league previously earmarked for the first day of the postseason.

Most of Sunday's updates were due to COVID-19 postponements, except for a game between the St. Louis Blues and Los Angeles Kings that needed to be pushed after inclement weather prevented the Kings from flying out of Denver earlier this month.

Here are the games that have been rescheduled to a different date:

All times in p.m. EST.

Visitor Home Original Date New Date (Time)
Edmonton Oilers Montreal Canadiens March 22 March 30 (7:00)
Washington Capitals Boston Bruins April 20 April 11 (7:00)
Ottawa Senators Canadiens March 28 April 17 (4:00)
Bruins Buffalo Sabres March 20 April 20 (7:00)
Canadiens Oilers April 20 April 21 (10:00)
Canadiens Calgary Flames April 22 April 23 (9:00)
Canadiens Senators March 30 May 5 (7:00)
Canadiens Maple Leafs May 7 May 6 (7:00)
 Oilers Canadiens March 24 May 10 (5:30)
Tampa Bay Lightning Florida Panthers May 6 May 10 (7:00)
New York Islanders Bruins March 23 May 10 (7:00)
Toronto Maple Leafs Senators May 5 May 10 (8:00)
Blues Kings March 15 May 10 (10:00)
Oilers Canadiens March 26 May 11 (7:00)
Bruins Capitals April 11 May 11 (7:00)

And here are the matchups that have been given new start times:

Visitor Home Date Original Time New Time
Flames Canadiens April 16 7:00 6:00
Maple Leafs Winnipeg Jets April 21 8:00 7:00
Canadiens Flames April 26 10:00 6:30
Oilers Jets April 26 8:00 9:00

The final day of the 2021 regular season was originally set for May 8, though all of the league's original critical dates were subject to change.

Playoffs to be delayed by a day as NHL reschedules 19 games
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