2007 Stanley Cup conference finals open Thursday

The
National Hockey League today announced the dates and starting times for the
2007 Stanley Cup Playoff Conference Finals, which begin in the Eastern
Conference on Thursday, May 10, when the Buffalo Sabres host the Ottawa
Senators. The Western Conference Final will pit the Anaheim Ducks against the Detroit
Red Wings and will start on Friday, May 11.

National rightsholders NBC and VERSUS in the
United
States and CBC, TSN and RDS in

Canada will provide exclusive
broadcast coverage of the Conference Finals. All games also will be carried on
NHL Radio. More specific broadcast information will be announced shortly.

2007 Eastern Conference final

Date Time
(ET) #1 Buffalo vs. #4

Ottawa

Thursday, May
10 7:00
p.m.
Ottawa
at

Buffalo

Saturday, May
12 8:00
p.m.
Ottawa
at

Buffalo

Monday, May
14
7:00 p.m.
Buffalo
at

Ottawa

Wednesday, May 16 7:00
p.m.
Buffalo
at

Ottawa

* Saturday, May 19 2:00
p.m.
Ottawa
at

Buffalo

* Monday, May
21 7:00
p.m.
Buffalo
at

Ottawa

* Wednesday, May 23 7:00
p.m. Ottawa at Buffalo

2007 Western Conference final

Date
Time (ET) #1 Detroit vs. #2 Anaheim

Friday, May
11
7:30 p.m.
Anaheim
at

Detroit

Sunday, May
13 7:30
p.m.
Anaheim at

Detroit

Tuesday, May 15
9:00 p.m.
Detroit
at

Anaheim

Thursday, May 17 9:00
p.m.
Detroit at

Anaheim

* Sunday, May 20
3:00 p.m.
Anaheim
at

Detroit

* Tuesday, May 22 9:00
p.m.
Detroit at

Anaheim

* Thursday, May 24 7:30
p.m.
Anaheim at

Detroit