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Tuesday, Oct 13, 2015

Lightning first round playoff schedule released

Tribune staff

The NHL has released the schedule for the Lightning’s first round playoff series against Montreal. Tampa Bay secured home ice advantage in the series following a 1-0 victory in Washington the final day of the regular season.

Game: Date, location, time, network

Game 1: Wednesday at Tampa, 7 p.m.; CNBC

Game 2: Friday at Tampa, 7 p.m.; CNBC

Game 3: April 20 at Montreal, 7 p.m.; NBC Sports Network

Game 4: April 22 at Montreal, 7 p.m.; NHL Network

Game 5*: April 24 at Tampa, 7 p.m.; CNBC

Game 6*: April 27 at Montreal; TBD; NBC Sports Network

Game 7*: April 29 at Tampa, TBD; TBD

*if necessary

Local television schedule to be announced at a later date

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