Saturday in the 2012 NHL Playoffs will see five pivotal Game 5s played, the most important matchup to local fans of course being the Washington Capitals 3:00 p.m. ET faceoff with the Boston Bruins at TD Garden. That contest can be seen on NBC.
As for the other critical contests, here is the complete schedule for NHL Playoff games to be played on Saturday:
Capitals Vs. Bruins: 3:00 p.m. ET, NBC
Devils Vs. Panthers: 6:30 p.m. ET, NHL Network
Senators Vs. Rangers: 7:00 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Network
Sharks Vs. Blues: 7:30 p.m. EST, CNBC
Blackhawks Vs. Coyotes: 10:00 p.m. ET, NBC Sports Network
We'll have plenty more on these games and the rest of the 2012 NHL Playoffs on SB Nation D.C., so keep it locked to this StoryStream for all the latest news and updates. For more news, analysis, and discussion on Capitals hockey, please head over to Japers' Rink. For the opponent's perspective all series, check out Stanley Cup of Chowder. You can also head over to the SB Nation NHL hub page for more on hockey news as the playoffs begin.