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Bruins vs. Red Wings playoff schedule

Zdeno Chara and the Boston Bruins will face former Maine Black Bears standout Jimmy Howard and the Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the NHL playoffs.

Winslow Townson/Globe File

Zdeno Chara and the Boston Bruins will face former Maine Black Bears standout Jimmy Howard and the Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the NHL playoffs.

FIRST ROUND

(best-of-seven)

BOSTON vs. DETROIT

Friday, April 18 at Boston 7:30, NESN

Sunday, April 20 at Boston 3, NBC

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Tuesday, April 22 at Detroit 7:30, NESN

Thursday, April 24 at Detroit 8, NESN

(if necessary)

Saturday, April 26 at Boston 3

Monday, April 28 at Detroit TBA

Wednesday, April 30 at Boston TBA

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