Here’s the complete schedule for the Bruins-Blue Jackets playoff series

Game 1 is Thursday night at 7 at TD Garden.

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The Bruins start their second-round series with the Blue Jackets Thursday at TD Garden. –John Tlumacki / The Boston Globe

The Bruins will face the Columbus Blue Jackets in Round 2 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Game 1 is Thursday night at 7 at TD Garden. The game will be televised on NBCSN.

The Bruins, who had the second-best record in the NHL, have home-ice advantage for the remainder of the playoffs.

The full schedule for the best-of-7 series:

Game 1: Thursday, April 25 at 7 p.m. (TD Garden) – NBCSN

Game 2: Saturday, April 27 at 8 p.m. (TD Garden) – NBC

Game 3: Tuesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. (Nationwide Arena) – NBCSN

Game 4: Thursday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. (Nationwide Arena) – NBCSN

Game 5: Saturday, May 4 at 7:15 p.m. (TD Garden) – NBC

Game 6: Monday, May 6 at TBD (Nationwide Arena) – TBD

Game 7: Wednesday, May 8 at TBD (TD Garden) – TBD

The Blue Jackets have been off since April 16 after sweeping the heavily favored Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round.

The regular-season series between Boston and Columbus ended 1-1-1. In their most recent meeting, on April 2, the Bruins earned a 6-2 win on the road. The Bruins also defeated Columbus in overtime, 2-1, on March 16, after dropping the opening game of their series, 7-4, in Columbus on March 12.

The Blue Jackets have won 11 of their last 12 games, with a loss to Boston their only setback. Boston is 6-6 in the same stretch.


It is the first playoff series between the teams, but the Bruins have some familiarity against Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella, who was the Rangers coach in 2012-13 and lost to the Bruins in the conference semifinals, 4 games to 1.