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Pens/Lightning Game 5 Start Time Announced

Mark Letestu, Ryan Malone

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning are battling in a hotly contested Eastern Conference Quarterfinals matchup.

Pittsburgh leads the best-of-seven series 2-1 after beating the Lightning 3-2 in Game 3 Monday night. The Penguins also won Game 1 2-0.

Tampa Bay temporarily evened the series with a 5-1 win in Game 2.

With a win in Game 4 Wednesday night, the Penguins would have a chance to close out the series Saturday afternoon at CONSOL Energy Center.

According to the Penguins website, Game 5 will start at noon on Saturday and will be broadcast on Root Sports.

If necessary, Game 6 would be on Monday, April 25 in Tampa Bay and Game 7 would be Wednesday, April 27 in Pittsburgh.

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