B's-Red Wings to open Friday night

The Bruins will have an extended break before opening their best-of-seven, first-round Stanley Cup playoff series with the Detroit Red Wings on Friday night at TD Garden.

Here's the schedule:

Fri., April 18; 7:30 p.m.; at Boston

Sun., April 20; 3 p.m.; at Boston

Tue., April 22; 7:30 p.m.; at Detroit

Thu., April 24; 8 p.m.; at Detroit

*Sat., April 26; 3 p.m.; at Boston

*Mon., April 28; TBD; at Detroit

*Wed., April 30; TBD; at Boston

*if necessary