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NHL PLAYOFFS

The Bruins open the playoffs against the Hurricanes on Monday. Here’s the full schedule for the first-round series.

Craig Smith (left) and the Bruins open their first-round playoff series on Monday against goalie Frederik Andersen and the Hurricanes.John Tlumacki/Globe Staff

The Bruins are the top wild-card team in the NHL’s Eastern Conference playoffs, and will open a first-round series against the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday, the NHL announced early Saturday morning.

The Hurricanes and Bruins have met in the playoffs twice recently, with the Bruins winning in 2020 during the pandemic-altered season, and in 2019 en route to the Stanley Cup Final.

This season, the Hurricanes won all three regular-season games the teams played.

Times for games 5, 6, and 7 have not been set by the league yet.

All games will be televised on NESN and broadcast on radio station 98.5 The Sports Hub. Here is the full schedule:

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Game 1

Bruins at Hurricanes: Monday, May 2, 7 p.m.

Game 2

Bruins at Hurricanes: Wednesday, May 4, 7 p.m.

Game 3

Hurricanes at Bruins: Friday, May 6, 7 p.m.

Game 4

Hurricanes at Bruins: Sunday, May 8, 12:30 p.m.

Game 5

Bruins at Hurricanes: Tuesday, May 10, TBD

Game 6

Hurricanes at Bruins: Thursday, May 12, TBD

Game 7

Bruins at Hurricanes: Saturday, May 14, TBD