Unlike in last year's playoffs, there are no situations in which the Kings and Ducks play on the same day.
This is the third time the Ducks and Stars will have met in the playoffs, and the first since 2008. Game 2 will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Honda Center before the series shifts to Dallas for Game 3 on April 21 and Game 4 on April 23.
The Kings and Sharks faced off in the playoffs last year, with the Kings winning their second-round series in seven games.
There will be two days off for the Kings and Sharks between Games 1 and 2, and it is expected that the Kings will return home to practice in El Segundo in the interim. Game 2 will be at SAP Center on
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The Kings-Sharks series will be on NBC Sports Network for Games 1-4 as well as Game 5 at San Jose on April 26, if necessary. The Canadian network CBC will broadcast the entire series.