The schedule for the Western Hockey League playoff series between the Tri-City Americans and Spokane Chiefs has been announced.
Games 1 and 2 of the Western Conference semifinal series will be played Friday and Saturday at the Toyota Center. Both games will start at 7:05 p.m.
If the series goes beyond four games, the teams would return to Kennewick for Game 5 on Saturday, April 14, and for a deciding Game 7 on Wednesday, April 18.
The Americans and Chiefs met in last year's conference semifinals, with Spokane prevailing 4-2 in the matchup of U.S. Division rivals.
The full schedule:
Game 1: Friday, April 6, Spokane at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.
Game 2: Saturday, April 7, Spokane at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.
Game 3: Wednesday, April 11, Tri-City at Spokane, 7:05 p.m.
Game 4: Friday, April 13, Tri-City at Spokane, 7:05 p.m.
Game 5 (if necessary): Saturday, April 14, Spokane at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.
Game 6 (if necessary): Monday, April 16, Tri-City at Spokane, 7:05 p.m.
Game 7 (if necessary): Wednesday, April 18, Spokane at Tri-City, 7:05 p.m.