PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The NHL has officially announced the dates and times for the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning.
The Pens and Bolts will face off beginning on Wednesday, April 13 at CONSOL Energy Center. The Penguins have home ice advantage in the series.
The second game of the series will be Friday, April 15 at home. Both will start at 7 p.m.
The quarterfinal series will then shift to Tampa Bay with Game 3 on Monday, April 18 and Game 4 on Wednesday, April 20. Both are set to start at 7:30 p.m.
In necessary, Game 5 will be in Pittsburgh on Saturday, April 23; Game 6 on Monday, April 25 at St. Pete Times Forum; and Game 7 on Wednesday, April 27 at the CONSOL Energy Center. The times of these games have yet to be determined.