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NHL announces schedule for resumption of Stanley Cup Playoffs following protest postponements

The NHL will resume play on Saturday following two days of postponements after player protests. We break down the new schedule for this weekend.

A general view of pre-game ceremonies is seen before Game Three of the Western Conference Second Round of the 2020 NHL Stanley Cup Playoff between the Colorado Avalanche and the Dallas Stars at Rogers Place on August 26, 2020 in Edmonton, Alberta. Photo by Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images

The NHL announced on Friday that it will resume play in the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Saturday with a tripleheader of second round games. The league postponed all games on Thursday and Friday following a growing protest movement in the aftermath of the police shooting Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

The playoffs will resume Saturday with the following tripleheader (all times eastern):

12 p.m.: Boston Bruins vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 4, NBC
7 p.m.: New York Islanders vs. Philadelphia Flyers, Game 3, NBCSN
9:45 p.m.: Vancouver Canucks vs. Vegas Golden Knights, Game 3, NBCSN

The Colorado Avalanche and Dallas Stars will resume play on Sunday, with the puck dropping on Game 4 at 6 p.m. on NBCSN. That game will be followed by Flyers-Islanders at 8 p.m. on NBC and then Golden Knights-Canucks at 10:30 p.m. on NBCSN.