Ducks vs. Calgary Flames: NHL releases second-round playoff schedule

Ducks will open second-round playoff series against Calgary Flames on Thursday

The Ducks will open their Western Conference semifinal playoff series against the Calgary Flames at Honda Center on Thursday, the NHL announced Tuesday.

The Ducks will play their Pacific Division foe at 7 p.m. and the game will be televised on NBC Sports Network.

There will be a two-day break before Game 2 on Sunday. Game 3 in Calgary will be May 5 if the Tampa Bay Lightning wins its playoff series against the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday. If Detroit wins, the game will be May 6.

The Ducks staged three, third-period comebacks in their series sweep over the Winnipeg Jets. They will have a seven-day break before facing off against the Flames, which eliminated the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday in a six-game series.

Here's the Ducks' second-round schedule:

Thursday: Calgary at Ducks, 7 p.m. (NBCSN)

Sunday: Calgary at Ducks, 7 p.m. (CNBC)

May 5 or 6: Ducks at Calgary, 6:30 p.m. (USA)

May 8: Ducks at Calgary, 6:30 p.m. (NBCSN)

May 10: Calgary at Ducks, TBD*

May 12: Ducks at Calgary, TBD*

May 14: Calgary at Ducks, TBD*

* -- if necessary

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