Mar 5, 2013; Los Angeles, CA, USA; St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk (22) defends Los Angeles Kings center Mike Richards (10) in the first period at the Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

NHL Playoffs 2013, Kings vs. Blues Game 1: Start Time, Live Stream, TV Schedule And More


While the Chicago Blackhawks are the favorites to win the Stanley Cup, the Los Angeles Kings are still the defending Stanley Cup playoffs and they begin their defense of that title in the first round of the NHL Playoffs against the St. Louis Blues. The Kings have been up and down this season, starting the season win-less but rebounding enough to lock up the No. 5 seed in the West.

On the other side of the ice, the St. Louis Blues enter the NHL Playoffs one of the hottest sleeper teams gearing up to make a run. They may be the No. 4 seed, but the Blues have played at times like a No. 1 seed and if they can get red-hot in the NHL Playoffs, they may end up ending dreams and challenging those of the Chicago Blackhawks with the real possibility of making the Stanley Cup Finals.

What time do the Kings and Blues drop the puck? We’ve got all of the information you will need to know to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the action.

Start time: 8:00 p.m. ET
Location: St. Louis, MO
Venue: Scottrade Center
TV Info: CNBC
Live Stream: N/A

Here is the schedule for today’s action:

Tuesday, April 30
Matchup Time (ET) Channel
Minnesota Wild at Chicago Blackhawks (Game 1) 8 p.m. NBC Sports Network
Los Angeles Kings at St. Louis Blues (Game 1) 8 p.m. CNBC
Detroit Red Wings at Anaheim Ducks (Game 1) 10:30 p.m. NBC Sports Network

We hope that you enjoy Tuesday’s action and check back in with FanSided.com throughout the day and duration of the playoffs as we keep you up to date with the latest news and rumors.

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