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2012 NHL Playoffs: Potential Capitals/Rangers Game 7 Scheduled For 7:30 Saturday Night

The National Hockey League has announced that a potential Game 7 between the Washington Capitals and New York Rangers would take place at 7:30 p.m. Saturday evening at New York's Madison Square Garden.

The Eastern Conference Semifinal series is the last second-round series going, with the Los Angeles Kings, Phoenix Coyotes, and New Jersey Devils all having previously taken their place in the Conference Finals.

The potential Game 7 would air on NBC Sports Network. The nighttime start is due to NBC's daytime coverage of the The Players' Championship.

A schedule for the Conference Finals has not been set, but if Game 7 does take place, Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals could take place as early as Monday, May 14.

Stay tuned to this StoryStream for updates throughout the Capitals and Rangers Eastern Conference semifinal series. For more news and analysis on the Caps, visit Japers' Rink. For news and info from a Rangers perspective during the series, visit Blueshirt Banter. And for all your news on the NHL Playoffs, check out SB Nation's NHL hub.