Originally posted on Inside Smashville  |  Last updated 4/8/12

The Nashville Predators will play the Detroit Red Wings in the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. It is the third time the two teams will meet up in Nashville’s young history. This season will be the seventh time Nashville will go to the playoffs in its 13 years in the League.

It is the first time Nashville will be the higher seed against the Red Wings. The series opens up at Nashville on Wednesday night, April 11th.

Here is the official schedule of dates and times from NHL.com:

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 8 p.m. Detroit at Nashville CNBC, CBC Friday, April 13, 2012 7:30 p.m. Detroit at Nashville CNBC, CBC Sunday, April 15, 2012 Noon Nashville at Detroit NBC, CBC Tuesday, April 17, 2012 7:30 p.m. Nashville at Detroit NBC Sports Network, CBC *Friday, April 20, 2012 8 p.m. Detroit at Nashville CNBC, CBC *Sunday, April 22, 2012 TBD Nashville at Detroit TBD *Tuesday, April 24, 2012 TBD Detroit at Nashville TBD
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